• Access and Success: Distance Learning at Massey University and its Impact on New Zealand Society 

      Maharey, Steve (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      I was delighted to receive and accept the invitation from Sir John Daniel on behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning to speak at the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning about distance learning at Massey University ...
    • Achieving Quality in Distance Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-04-04)
      Today we want to launch our interactive session with some brief and simple remarks about achieving quality in distance education.
    • Asa Briggs Lecture: Educate Girls 

      Tharoor, Shashi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-27)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Dr Shashi Tharoor, M.P., Author, peace-keeper, refugee worker, human rights activist, a former Minister of State for External Affairs, member of the Indian Parliament from the Thiruvananthapuram ...
    • Course Development in Distance Education: Whose is the Content? 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul; Monaghan, Amy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-04-22)
      As well as speeding up communication between institution and student and making the preparation and distribution of media-rich course material much easier, the World-Wide Web will change distance education in more fundamental ...
    • A Decade of Distance Education in the Commonwealth: Achievements and Challenges 

      Kanwar, Asha; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-05-18)
      National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja, 18 May 2009, Distance Education for the Twenty first Century, Professor Asha Kanwar & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Our title today is Distance Education for the ...
    • DEHub Launch 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-02-25)
      The DEHub Innovation in Distance Education Project is a unique initiative to develop a repository of cutting edge research in distance education; develop models of best practice that can be replicated in other jurisdictions ...
    • Demystifying the ‘M’ Words 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-24)
      Second International M-Libraries Conference, Vancouver, 24 June 2009, Demystifying the ‘M’ words, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // UBC is a perfect place to hold a conference if the weather is nice. I still ...
    • Distance Education across Borders 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-14)
      We shall first point out that education across borders - even distance education across borders - is not a new development. However, there are new trends within this activity that we must explore. We shall focus particularly ...
    • Distance Education under Threat: an Opportunity 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-10-06)
      These are confusing times for distance education. On the one hand it has never been so popular. Increasing numbers of students are choosing this mode of study and few tertiary institutions do not now offer some programmes ...
    • Distance Education under Threat: an Opportunity for Africa? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-12-02)
      These are confusing times for distance education. On the one hand it has never been so popular. Increasing numbers of students are choosing this mode of study and few tertiary institutions do not now offer some programmes ...
    • Distance Education: Ends, Means, Opportunities & Threats 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-21)
      Once thought of as a second-rate form of instruction, distance learning now holds the key to an educational revolution that will see access expanded, quality enhanced, and cost reduced. After explaining the essential ...
    • Distance Education: Ends, Means, Opportunities, Threats 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-03-27)
      I shall try to encapsulate in some 20 minutes what I have learned about distance education in the last 40 years. My title is Distance Education: Ends, Means, Opportunities, Threats.
    • Distance Learning for Development: Achievements, Trends and Plans 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-02-07)
      International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, Paris, Strategic Seminar Series, 7 February 2007, Distance Learning for Development: Achievements, Trends and Plans, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // ...
    • 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 ...
    • Education, Technology and Digital Culture 

      van Wyk, Trudi; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-10-12)
      The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) stated that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights; adding that since they are endowed with reason and conscience they should act towards one ...
    • Embracing Change Forever 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-13)
      Transcript of the Address to Convocation, Massey University, New Zealand, Convocation 13 May 2010. Presented by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning,
    • 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 ...
    • Gender Mainstreaming for the Public Sector: Using Open and Distance Learning to Scale Up Training 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-21)
      Transcript of opening remarks at Marlborough House, London, 21st July 2008. Presented by Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Global Perspectives on University Policies and Management 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-05)
      You have given me an interesting and challenging title: Global Perspectives on University Policies and Management for Distance Education. I shall stick closely to that title but keep it simple.// First, I shall attempt a ...
    • Higher Education, Teacher Education, Distance Education: What is Quality and Who says so? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-13)
      I have entitled these remarks Higher Education, Teacher Education, Distance Education: What is it and Who says so? These workshops are about Material Development for Quality Assurance in Higher Education. So we are talking ...