• Computers for Secondary Schoolchildren: A Busted Flush? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-09-20)
      Vendor hype says that computers can transform secondary education. If true, this would be a blessing for the 400 million children in developing countries aged between 12 and 17 who are not in school. But evidence from ...
    • Cultural Imperialism or Global Public Goods: Dilemmas of International Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-04-09)
      Mentioning international partnerships raises another question, which is our title today: Cultural Imperialism or Global Public Goods: Dilemmas of International Education. Is international involvement in expanding higher ...
    • Does American Higher Education have a Global Future? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-07-26)
      American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Summer Conference 2007, Vancouver, 26-28 July 2007, Does American Higher Education have a Global Future? Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Introduction ...
    • The Expansion of Higher Education in the Developing World: What can Distance Learning Contribute? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-02-01)
      CHEA INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION CONFERENCE 2007, 1 February 2007, Washington, DC, The Expansion of Higher Education in the Developing World: What can Distance Learning Contribute? Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning ...
    • Exploring the Role of ICTs in Addressing Educational Needs: Identifying the Myths and the Miracles 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Mackintosh, Wayne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-08-23)
      Our title is Exploring the role of ICTs in addressing educational needs: identifying the myths and the miracles. Persistent myths have lessened the impact of ICTs on education. Fortunately they are balanced by miracles of ...
    • Global Connections -- Local Impacts: Best Practices, Models and Policies for Cross-Border Higher Education 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-21)
      Global Forum of the Observatory of Borderless Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur, 21-24 October, 2009 By Sir John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning) and Ms. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO) // Drawing on their personal experiences ...
    • Going Global: In What Direction? 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-12-07)
      This conference is mostly devoted to international education where students flow from poorer to richer countries and funds from poorer countries subsidise tertiary education for students in the richer countries. It's an ...
    • Impending Changes in Global Higher Education: Cataclysm or Smooth Transition? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-04-16)
      Louisiana State University, Teaching in Higher Education Forum - Tenth Anniversary, Via videoconference link from Vancouver, 16 April, 2007, Impending Changes in Global Higher Education: Cataclysm or Smooth Transition? Sir ...
    • Innovation for Human Development: Redesigning Higher Education 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-03-02)
      The India, China, America Institute, Education for Innovation in India, China and America, Atlanta, Georgia, 2 March 2007, Innovation for Human Development: Redesigning Higher Education, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of ...
    • Knowledge Parks: Hype or Hope for the Developing World? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-03-30)
      In this paper, we first situate Knowledge Parks within the knowledge economy and identify how the second generation of Knowledge Parks in the global 'south' differ quite substantially from their early precursors. We look ...
    • Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model 

      Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-08-22)
      Our title is Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model. We argue that the current approach to agricultural extension, which is based on the green revolution, is unsuitable ...
    • La Contribution des Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication au Développement du Tiers Monde 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-03-27)
      Aujourd'hui je voudrais réfléchir avec vous sur la contribution des technologies de l'information et de la communication, les TICs, au développement du tiers monde. Bien entendu, il y aurait beaucoup à dire sur le rôle des ...
    • The Power of Open Educational Content for Developing Countries 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-12-12)
      Open University of the Netherlands, Academic Ceremony for the Handover of the Rectorate. 12 December 2010. Speaker: Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 15:16 (mins) // Resource contains link to video as ...
    • Quality Assurance for Open, Distance and eLearning: Issues for Developing Countries 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-06-18)
      Asha and I have taken the title: Quality assurance for open, distance and eLearning: Issues for developing countries. Our comments will draw on a recent book in COL 's series Perspectives on Distance Education co-edited ...
    • Responding to the Library Needs of Distance Learners 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-11-11)
      MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SCIENCE, EDUCATION AND CULTURE, COBISS 2009, Maribor, Slovenia, 11 November 2009 by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // One of the current trends in higher ...