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Seelig, Caroline; Cadwallader, Alan; Standring, Doug – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
As long ago as 1992, Greville Rumble was writing about the "competitive vulnerabilities" of single-mode distance teaching institutions [universities]. In the intervening years the challenges he described have only intensified, especially so as advancing information and communication technologies have enabled increasing numbers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Institutes, Organizational Change, Open Education
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Mayanja, Jamiah; Tibaingana, Anthony; Birevu, Paul Muyinda – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
The study investigated the use of ICTs in student support in Open and Distance learning (ODL) at Makerere University. The study adopted a survey design with 327 ODL students, and the data from participants was collected using self-administered questionnaires and individual interviews. The results showed that Makerere University has enhanced…
Descriptors: Open Education, Distance Education, Information Technology, Integrated Learning Systems
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Makoe, Mpine; Shandu-Phetla, Thulile P. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
This paper examines how WhatsApp can be used to build learning communities and facilitate interaction, through the lens of Ubuntu -- an African concept of humanness, which means that an individual person owes his or her existence to the existence of others. The Afrocentric concept of Ubuntu and interaction work concomitantly towards the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Interaction, African Culture, Distance Education
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Mukama, Evode – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the interplay between policy formulation and implementation in terms of the historical practices of open distance learning (ODL) in Rwanda. This paper draws on the Foucauldian genealogical and governmentality analysis. The paper examines government aspirations as depicted in policy statements starting from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Torres, Patrícia Lupion; Rama, Claudio – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
Distance higher education has only relatively recently been established in some Latin American countries, as part of wider higher education reforms. The developments of distance education have been the result of sustained efforts of leading thinkers and practitioners in the region. In this article, several leading distance education professionals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Leaders, Higher Education
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Kaushik, Madhulika; Dhanarajan, G. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
Like all organisations, good governance is a fundamental requirement for the responsible and accountable management of universities in general and open universities in particular. This is to ensure that these (open) universities remain relevant to their mission of facilitating unfettered access to higher education for citizens and at the same time…
Descriptors: Governance, Open Universities, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
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Tait, Alan – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
This paper sets out the ways in which technologies for learning have been at the heart of education for development for millennia, not as is sometimes thought only in the last 30 years of the digital revolution. Short case studies of the University of London External System and the Open University UK set out the development outcomes of these major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Bandalaria, Melinda dela Peña – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
This paper is an attempt to describe the situation of higher education in Asia including the challenges it faced as well as the open and distance elearning initiatives by different countries and universities. Data gathering was done through review of online documents and websites as well as documentation of the different initiatives especially by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Barriers, Distance Education
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Miglani, Anshu; Awadhiya, Ashish Kumar – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Integration of "Mobile Learning" (m-learning) in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) systems can play a crucial role in reducing the "Digital Divide" and strengthening "Democratization of Education" by providing quality educational opportunities and access to information quickly at affordable cost in Commonwealth Asian…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Teacher Attitudes
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Simui, F.; Thompson, L. C.; Mundende, K.; Mwewa, G.; Kakana, F.; Chishiba, A.; Namangala, B. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
This case study focuses on print-based instructional materials available to distance education learners at the University of Zambia. Using the Visual Paradigm Software, we model distance education learners' voices into sociograms to make a contribution to the ongoing discourse on quality distance learning in poorly resourced communities. Emerging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Instructional Materials, Printed Materials
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Ally, Mohamed; Balaji, V.; Abdelbaki, Anwar; Cheng, Ricky – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
A research project was carried out in using mobile learning to increase access to education. This project is contributing to the achievement of Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is to "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all". The mobile learning project…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education, Access to Education, Distance Education
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Jha, Jyotsna; Ghatak, Neha; Mahendiran, Shreekanth – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
In India, Open and Distance Learning for secondary and higher secondary level is mainly provided by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). Secondary education in India pertains to class 9 and 10 catering to the age group of 15 to 16. Similarly, higher secondary education refers to class 11 and 12 catering to the age group of 17 to 18.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Profiles, Graduate Students, Open Education
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Yusof, Safiah Md; Lim, Tick Meng; Png, Leo; Khatab, Zainuriyah Abd; Singh, Harvinder Kaur Dharam – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Open University Malaysia (OUM) is progressively moving towards implementing assessment on demand and online assessment. This move is deemed necessary for OUM to continue to be the leading provider of flexible learning. OUM serves a very large number of students each semester and these students are vastly distributed throughout the country. As the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Managed Instruction, Management Systems
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Nkuyubwatsi, Bernard – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Academics' engagement in Open Educational Practices (OEPs) is critical for opening up higher education. It is in this perspective that the willingness to engage in such practices among academics in Rwandan public higher education was investigated with an agenda to trigger responsive actions. Via convenience/availability and volunteer sampling, 170…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Shared Resources and Services, Instructional Materials
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Bozkurt, Aras; Karadeniz, Abdulkadir; Kocdar, Serpil – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies transformed online networks into interactive spaces in which user-generated content has become the core material. With the possibilities that emerged from Web 2.0, social networking sites became very popular. The capability of social networking sites promises opportunities for communication and interaction,…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Distance Education, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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