• Reconsidering the Learning Management System 

      Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-07)
      Learning management systems are a core and costly part of the IT infrastructure of just about every large educational organization today but do they provide good value? In this video, Dr. Mark Bullen questions the value ...
    • Research Methods for Educational Leaders 

      Powley, Roger (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      Conducting educational research requires knowledge of the scientific process and a variety of research tools and techniques. What research you do, how you do it, and what happens to the results will depend to a large extent ...
    • Resource Materials for Women in Education Management 

      Department of Education and Culture, KwaZulu-Natal; Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning; Department of Education and Culture, KwaZulu-Natal, 2000)
      * Module 1: Assertiveness * Module 2: Effective Communication * Module 3: Self-Management Skills * Module 4: Leadership * Module 5: Understanding the Organisational Culture * Module 6: Team Building * Module 7: Managing ...
    • The Social Agenda for Distance Education 

      Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-07)
      Until the turn of the century, the discourse of distance education was essentially about access: trying to reach the underserved populations and the second chance and non-traditional learners and helping developing countries ...
    • Successful Project Management: Insights from Distance Education Practices 

      Tichapondwa, Modesto S; Tichapondwa, Stephen P (Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC), 2009)
      The goal of this book is to provide a step-by-step guideline for managing projects in general, and managing distance education projects in particular. It is directed at two audiences, namely, practitioners who find themselves ...
    • Supporting Distance Education Through Policy Development 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)
      During this course, we will introduce you to ways in which national educational policies can support distance education practices. We hope to provide you an in-depth introduction to distance education concepts –as well as ...
    • The Teacher Educator as a Curriculum Developer 

      Open University of Sri Lanka (The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, 2005)
      Contents: Essential Reading 1 Curriculum-Definitions, Concepts and Theories - Essential Reading 2 Curriculum Planning-Approaches, Designs and Models - Essential Reading 3 Organizational Principles in Curriculum Development ...
    • The Teacher Educator as a Professional 

      Open University of Sri Lanka (The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, 2005)
      Contents: Essential Reading 1 Professional Attitudes and Skills of Teachers - Essential Reading 2 Teacher as a Professional - Essential Reading 3 Roles and Functions of Professional Bodies Related to Teacher Education - ...
    • The Teacher Educator as a Teaching and Learning Specialist 

      Open University of Sri Lanka (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      Covers: Characteristics of Adult Learners; Variables for Arriving at a Theory of Instruction; Assessment of Learning Outcomes and Providing Feedback; Learning Styles; Teaching methods for adult learners. Also includes study guide.
    • The Teacher Educator as an Educational Manager and Leader 

      Open University of Sri Lanka (The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, 2006)
      Contents: Essential Reading 1 Leadership Role - Essential Reading 2 Decision –making and problem solving - Essential Reading 3 The Management Process - Essential Reading 4 Planning Process and Types of Plans - Essential ...
    • The Teacher Educator as an Educational Technologist 

      Open University of Sri Lanka (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      Contents: Essential Reading 1 Designing Learning Experiences - Essential Reading 2 Media Selection, Incorporation and Utilization in Teaching and Learning - Essential Reading 3 Developing Technology-Enhanced Learning ...
    • Technical and Vocational Teacher Training Core Curriculum 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
      This document was produced with technical/vocational education and training representation from 14 countries and substantive input from eight Caribbean technical colleges and administrative bodies, in collaboration with ...
    • Technology in Open Learning and Distance Education 

      Maraj, James; Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1991)
      Dr. James Maraj, former President, Commonwealth of Learning, 1991 (30 minutes).
    • Training Educators to Design and Develop ODL Materials: A Facilitator’s Guide 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, 2007)
      Modules: * Module 1: Principles of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) * Module 2: Instructional Design Models * Module 3: Needs Analysis * Module 4: Developing a Learner Profile * Module 5: Methods of Delivery (including ...
    • Tutor Guide 

      Open University of Sri Lanka (Open University of Sri Lanka, 2004)
      Tutor guide for those tutoring the Masters of Arts in Teacher Education (International) at The Open University of Sri Lanka.
    • Upper Primary and Junior Secondary School Teachers of Science, Technology and Mathematics by Distance in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) [General Education Modules] 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000-10)
      Module 1: Multigrade Teaching: Introduction to Multigrade Teaching - Module 2: Multigrade Teaching: Classroom Organisation and Management - Module 3: The Reading Process - Module 4: Developing Reading Skills - Module 5: ...
    • Video Series on Open and Distance Learning 

      Latchem, Colin; Kaur, Abtar; Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John; Jung, Insung; Lee, Tae Rim; Peters, Geoff; Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-09)
      Commonwealth of Learning presents a Video Series on Open & Distance Learning. Four interviews were held during the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) 25th Annual Conference 2011 in Penang, Malaysia from 28-30 ...
    • Welcome and mooKIT Tour: How to Use mooKIT 

      Gautam, Prashant (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-09)
      Introduction: Welcome and mooKIT tour, module 2 of the MOOC on MOOC course offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), September 2014. This resource contains a video link. ...
    • Welcome and mooKIT Tour: Instructor's Welcome 

      Prabhakar, T V (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-09)
      Introduction: Welcome and mooKIT tour, module 1 of the MOOC on MOOC course offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL) September 2014. This resource contains a video link, ...
    • What Does It Cost to Run?: Course Builder 

      Sharma, Ashwani (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-09)
      Week 3: What Does It Cost to Run?, module 6 of the MOOC on MOOC course offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) & Commonwealth of Learning (COL), September 2014. This resource contains a video link and ...