Training and professional development of distance educators: A resource book of articles.
Prepared in co-operation with the International Centre for Distance Learning (UK Open University), with the financial assistance of the UK Department for International Development. This is a collection of articles, conference papers and reports on distance educator training activities prepared primarily for use in developing countries where identification of, and access to, relevant literature can be limited. (289 pages).
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Student Perceptions of the Creation and Reuse of Digital Educational Resources in a Community Development-Oriented Organisation Paskevicius, Michael; Hodgkinson-Williams, Cheryl (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)This case study explores students’ perceptions of the creation and reuse of digital teaching and learning resources in their work as tutors as part of a volunteer community development organisation at a large South African ...
Challenges and Opportunities in the Implementation of School-Based Teacher Professional Development: A Case from Kenya Wambugu, Patriciah W; Stutchbury, Kris; Dickie, Joan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)This study investigated how a school-based professional development programme, designed by the Headteacher and staff of a Kenyan primary school, and delivered by a Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) team, ...
Open Education Resources and Teacher Professional Development in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges Fadokun, James B; Ayankunle, Seun (2013-11)Recently, Open Educational Resources (OER) have gained increased attention for their potential and promise to obviate demographic, economic, and geographic educational boundaries and to promote life-long learning and ...
Kanvaria, Vinod K (2013-11)Skill development and professional development of teacher educators on, and through, OER is the need of the hour. In this era of growing access and advancement of technology into teaching, learning and professional development ...
Sustaining and Scaling Pedagogic Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Grounded Insights for Teacher Professional Development Hassler, Bjoern; Hennessy, Sara; Hofmann, Riikka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)Developing sustainable and scalable educational initiatives is a key challenge in low-income countries where donor-funded short-term projects are limited by both contextual factors and programme design. In this concept ...