• Acquiring Accreditation in Distance Learning 

      Kilfoil, Wendy R (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      In the higher education community, distance education (DE) has been perceived as not being as good as contact education or as a last resort. Actually, it is just a different way of delivering education and is often the ...
    • Adapting Learning Materials for Distance Learning 

      Wright, Clayton R (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      In face-to-face education, instructors are present to guide the instructional/ learning process. In distance education (DE) instructors and students are separated and instructors have limited opportunity to observe, ...
    • Analysing Costs/Benefits for Distance Education Programmes 

      Rumble, Greville (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
      Through cost analysis you can find out how much something actually costs, set a budget, determine a price and compare the costs of different options. In distance education, the main areas are:- Correspondence systems based ...
    • Audio/Audioconferencing in Support of Distance Education 

      Macmullen, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
      Whilst the latest generation of distance education has brought us a dizzying array of high tech,computer-based education technology and information saturation via the internet, simple audio and audioconferencing technologies ...
    • Benchmarking Toolkit for Technology-Enabled Learning 

      Sankey, Michael; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This toolkit helps educational institutions implementing TEL to assess and benchmark their practices in comparison to other institutions. It provides a framework for self-assessment and reporting based on 10 areas and ...
    • Blended Course Learnability Evaluation Checklist 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018)
      This blended course learnability evaluation checklist can be used for measuring the quality of the course. It can be used as a developmental tool by the teachers developing the blended course.
    • A Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary 

      Moon, Bob (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      Developed by Bob Moon, this Blueprint and Toolkit provides the guidance and supporting resources for a programme of around 12–15 weeks’ duration and includes a detailed framework that can be adapted to the context of a ...
    • Checklist for Addressing Gender-related Barriers to ICTs 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
      Use this checklist when designing and implementing projects using ICTs to ensure that your project is accessible to both women and men. By putting strategies in place to address the following barriers you will increase ...
    • Checklist for the Development of Gender-Responsive Learning Materials 

      Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05)
    • Child Friendly Schools Standards and Indicators for Teacher Education (Final Draft): A Synthesis and Self-Evaluation Tool 

      Irvine, Jim; Harvey, Christopher (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010-09)
      A publication with intention to standardise the child-friendly schools status.
    • COL's Instructional Design (ID) Template 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      Creating learning materials for open and distance learning: Introducing the Commonwealth of Learning instructional design template COL has developed a template for instructional design that helps content developers to ...
    • Commonwealth Countries on Copyright Matters in Education 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005-05)
      Guideline Document on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions
    • Community Radio Continuous Improvement Toolkit 

      Pavarala, Vinod; Raghunath, Preeti; Malik, Kanchan K; Belavadi, Vasuki; Deshbandhu, Aditya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia(CEMCA), New Delhi, 2013)
      This is a toolkit that allows community radio stations to periodically assess themselves on their performance. The toolkit provides for indicators of performance along nine broad parameters: content generation and programming; ...
    • Community Radio Continuous Improvement Toolkit: Version 2.0 

      Pavarala, Vinod; Malik, Kanchan K; Belavadi, Vasuki; Deshbandhu, Aditya; Raghunath, Preeti; UNESCO (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), New Delhi, 2014-08)
      Version 2.0 - revised, 2014. Originally published, 2013. This is a toolkit that allows community radio stations to periodically assess themselves on their performance. The toolkit provides indicators of performance along ...
    • Community Radio Continuous Improvement Toolkit: Version 2.0 [Hindi] 

      Pavarala, Vinod; Malik, Kanchan K; Belavadi, Vasuki; Deshbandhu, Aditya; Raghunath, Preeti; UNESCO (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), New Delhi, 2015-03)
      Version 2.0 - revised, 2014; translated, 2015. Originally published, 2013. This is the Hindi language version of a toolkit that allows community radio stations to periodically assess themselves on their performance. The ...
    • Copyright and Open Educational Resources 

      Prabhala, Achal (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      Open Educational Resources (OERs) are characterised by the fact that their copyright scope is limited by means of an open content license. The “all rights reserved” model of traditional copyright is replaced with a more ...
    • Copyright Audit 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2006-11)
      In view of the contemporary scenario where a complex arrangement of international treaties and agreements govern intellectual property, and where countries are under pressure to adopt stricter copyright laws through Free ...
    • Costing ODL 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004-06)
      Costing ODL (CDROM) -- Provides an introduction to costing in open and distance learning (ODL). It is designed for people setting up new ODL programmes and for people wishing to improve the quality of the management of ...
    • Creating, Using and Sharing Open Educational Resources 

      McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2013)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) are free learning resources available on the Internet. OER can be openly licensed or in the public domain, and can be used or reused for free. They can exist in many formats: text (either ...
    • Designing and Implementing Micro-Credentials: A Guide for Practitioners 

      Rossiter, Darien; Tynan, Belinda (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      Many organisations are experimenting with micro-credentials, while others are emerging to collect, publish and offer credentials. The decision to engage with these new forms of credentials will be influenced by many factors, ...