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(PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - July 2014)
COL newsletter, July 2014; includes: Consultations Held with COL Focal Points; Pacific Island Ministers Call for ICT and OER; Gender Guidelines for Open Schools; Lifelong Learning for Farmers and Broom Magic; Antigua & Barbuda produces “Open Textbooks”; Editorial: National OER Policies Needed; In Focus: How ROYTEC Joined VUSSC, Embraced OER; Issues in eLearning Video Series; New Resources; People; EdTech News: Big Data and Linked Data: How Important is Data in Education for Development?; Aptus Testers Find it “Relevant” and “Robust”; Moodle 2.7, A Welcome Release; ownClowd; and more…
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(PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - May 2014)
This report provides an overview and analysis of the existing literature on open and distance learning (ODL) in the Caribbean from a gender perspective. It covers a wide range of themes encompassing the socio-cultural and economic factors. For some there was no data or analysis available directly related to gender issues or the data available is over ten years old. In these instances, the report summarized key ODL issues in that area and assessed the relevant gender equality issues and questions influencing the related current practices and status.
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by David Porter (PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - May 2014)
For six weeks beginning October 2, 2013, IIT Kanpur and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) delivered a massive open online course (MOOC) on the topic of mobiles for development (M4D). This report provides a pedagogical review of the M4D online course to assist IIT and COL staff to better understand the outcomes of the prototype course, the participants, their participation and performance, and their response to the course design.
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(PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - March 2014)
The Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), realising the need for professional development of teachers, has developed the online professional development programme on OER-based eLearning to promote the use of OER in educational institutions.
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(PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - March 2014)
CEMCA has developed learning content at the level of a certificate programme for community radio technicians to help prepare a cadre of technical support persons at the local levels. This would, in turn, create new technical and vocational skill-based jobs and enhance the technical sustainability of CRS.
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(PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - March 2014)
A Newsletter of the Commonwealth Educational Media for Asia, March 2014
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(PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - March 2014)
COL newsletter, March 2014; includes: Another Successful PCF; COL Receives Eduvision Award of Excellence; Gender Equality in COL Programmes; Community Radio Video Challenge Awards; In Focus: Celebrating Excellence in Open and Distance Education; Fair Comment: Rapid production of low-cost, flexible learning materials; 2013 CHOGM; New Resources and EdTech News: Content management systems, Aptus testing by women master trainers, Wikipedia via text.
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(open e-book/epub - March 2014)
COL newsletter, March 2014; includes: Another Successful PCF; COL Receives Eduvision Award of Excellence; Gender Equality in COL Programmes; Community Radio Video Challenge Awards; In Focus: Celebrating Excellence in Open and Distance Education; Fair Comment: Rapid production of low-cost, flexible learning materials; 2013 CHOGM; New Resources and EdTech News: Content management systems, Aptus testing by women master trainers, Wikipedia via text.
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by Naveen Kumar K, Anjali Kulkarni (PDF (Portable Document Format)/Acrobat Reader - December 2013)
The Lifelong Learning for Farmer's (L3F) project of Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is seen as a livelihood promotion and poverty alleviation strategy for India and the rest of the developing countries. This is because of its positive impact on the learners’ standard of living through improved net returns of the projects with high rate of expansion of livelihood enterprises within a short span of time. Further, the project has demonstrated the very high rate of social returns along with increasing demand for L3F types of initiates also from the non-participants.
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(open e-book/epub - November 2013)
COL newsletter, November 2013; includes: COL and ITTK Kanpur offer MOOC on Mobile Learning; PCF update; Open Schooling in the Pacific and Caribbean; VUSSC Graduates Frist Students; More Girls in TVET; L3F and Community Radio; OERu; Editorial: Educate a Girl – Empower a Community; In Focus: Community Health Initiatives Feature Participatory Communication; New Resources and EdTech News: Tablets, Phablets and Android; Cloud Computing in Education, Language Learning Online for Free; Crowd-funding a Mini PC.
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