Sanjaya Mishra

Sanjaya Mishra
Commonwealth of Learning

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May 1996 - January 2011
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
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L’UNESCO et le Commonwealth of Learning ont travaillé directement avec des établissements et des organismes publics pour soutenir l’élaboration de politiques nationales et institutionnelles sur les REL. Le présent ouvrage, Lignes directrices pour l’élaboration des politiques sur les ressources éducatives libres, consacre l’aboutissement de ces effo...
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La UNESCO y la Commonwealth of Learning han estado trabajando directamente con organismos e instituciones públicos para apoyar la elaboración de políticas nacionales e institucionales en materia de REA. Esta publicación, titulada Directrices para la elaboración de políticas de recursos educativos abiertos, es la culminación de este proceso. Su obje...
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Three issues relating to OER are focused on in this book: policy, costs and transformation. While the chapters are sequenced alphabetically as per the country of the case discussed, they focus on a specific thematic issue, ensuring that the distinctiveness of different OER implementations comes to the fore, while resting within the confines of a se...
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The aim of this study was to analyze public opinion about online learning during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) pandemic. A total of 154 articles from online news and blogging websites related to online learning were extracted from Google and DuckDuckGo. The articles were extracted for 45 days, starting from the day the World Health Organi...
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The Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL)MOOC was intended to engage teachers worldwide who work in any level of education and are interested in technology-enabled learning and Open Educational Resources. This paper investigates the response by participants from post-secondary educational institutions to the content presented in week on...
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This Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Benchmarking Toolkit for Technology-Enabled Learning is designed to help institutions see their technology-enabled learning (TEL) practice in the light of what is considered good practice, and then compare their analysis with others’. The simple steps contained in the methodology will help you take advantage of a...
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SMART OER are built upon the edifice of appropriate and affordable technology, that is accessible to people with disabilities and usable in multiple languages. When an OER is developed for people with disabilities, it is more accessible to everyone, and a course is developed in such a way that it can be easily machine translated, making cross-borde...
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The Commonwealth of Learning shares a strong partnership with UNESCO. Five years ago COL and UNESCO organised the first World OER Congress that resulted in the Paris OER Declaration. We believe that knowledge is our common wealth and that OER have tremendous potential for promoting equitable and inclusive quality education and lifelong learning for...
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Enthusiasts and evangelists of open educational resources (OER) see these resources as a panacea for all of the problems of education. However, despite its promises, their adoption in educational institutions is slow. There are many barriers to the adoption of OER, and many are from within the community of OER advocates. This commentary calls for a...
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Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Latin America and Caribbean Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 3 April 2017. Co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, COL and Dr Ishan Abeywardena, COL.
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Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, COL, and Dr. Ishan Abeywardena, COL, at the Asia Open Educational Resources Regional Consultation, 1 December 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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This paper describes the entire methodology for the development of a scale to measure Attitude towards Open Educational Resources (ATOER). Traditionally, it is observed that some teachers are more willing to share their work than others, indicating the need to understand teachers’ psychological and behavioural determinants that influence use of OER...
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This paper analyses the scholarly contribution of S R Ranganathan as reflected in Google Scholar Citations, Web of Science, and Scopus. This paper also identifies popularity of his published works, particularly which are highly referred by the researchers and LIS curriculum designers. His top three highly cited books are namely Prolegomena to Libra...
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This e-learning/ self-directional learning Module includes two Units, namely Unit 1:The Publishing Process; Unit 2: Share Research Results in Open Access. This Module was produced under the UNESCO-CEMCA Project Development of Curriculum and Self-Directed Learning Tools for Open Access, 2013-2015.
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In an academic research environment, scholarly communications become central part of the deliberations. Many a times, it your research work and publications that provides you identity in your discipline. Research communications are carried out using certain forms of research literature. Most important ones are peer-reviewed scholarly journals, conf...
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The Article-level metrics or altmetrics becomes a new trendsetter in recent times for measuring impact of scientific publications and their social outreach to intended audiences. The popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin and social bookmarks such as Mendeley and CiteULike are nowadays widely used for communicating research...
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The article-level metrics (ALMs) or altmetrics becomes a new trendsetter in recent times for measuring the impact of scientific publications and their social outreach to intended audiences. The popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin and social bookmarks such as Mendeley and CiteULike are nowadays widely used for communicati...
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The education system in India has witnessed various transformations: from ancient system of Gurukul (where the teacher and the taught used to attain educational objectives living in proximity) to online or virtual education where the teacher or students interact through Internet technologies only. There have been a lot of improvements in telecommun...
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This chapter discusses the deployment of e-learning technologies in the context of how they are helping towards preserving and disseminating knowledge on Indian cultural heritage. An analysis has also been offered as regards how the technologies like e-learning initiatives have their impact on sociocultural settings within Indian context. This chap...
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Book review of Making the Transition to E-Leaning: Strategies and issues, edited by Mark Bullen & Diane Janes
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Web-based courses are innovative approaches to distance education, where teaching and learning processes take place through the technologies and methodologies of the World Wide Web (WWW) (Powell 2001). The web technologies are being used popularly at all levels of education and training (Khan 1997). No other form of educational technology
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This article reports on a review on designing and presenting online reflective resources for online continuing professional development (online CPD). The online resources have been categorised into five elements: orientation and organization tools, learning activity tools, interaction and collaboration tools, support tools, and analytic tools. The...
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This chapter discusses the deployment of e-learning technologies in the context of how they are helping towards preserving and disseminating knowledge on Indian cultural heritage. An analysis has also been offered as regards how the technologies like e-learning initiatives have their impact on sociocultural settings within Indian context. This chap...
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In the distance teaching institutions where e‐learning initiatives are underway and where the planners and administrators grapple with effective adoption and deployment of technology‐enabled education, faculty attitude and motivation assume considerable significance. Attitudinal pre‐dispositions and institutional and allied barriers (including appr...
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Most conventional educational activities are time and space dependent. With the emergence of the correspondence education, a new era of education started that was not entirely dependent on time and space requirements. Education in the form of printed materials reached the learners wherever they are, rather than learners coming to the classrooms. Th...
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E-learning has assumed a significant role in the educational sector in both face-to-face learning and distance learning forms. Universities all over the globe have adopted e-learning methodology, or are planning to implement it in the near future. Cases on Global E-Learning Practices: Successes and Pitfalls looks into global practices of e-learnin...
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A major issue problem in military training is the territorial dispersion of military personnel in a wide geographical area. Typically in every military training course, officers are gathered in training camps and attend the lessons. The specific model obliges officers to leave their position, their units to lose their ser-vices and is extremely cos...
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E-Learning aims to enrich learning by blending traditional and innovative learning models; conceptualizing courseware in multiple media; standardizing interoperable content representation; personalizing learning experiences to custom learning devices; integrating administrative functionalities with other academic units; and not the least, ensuring...
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ISSN 1436-4522 (online) and 1176-3647 (print). © International Forum of Educational Technology & Society (IFETS). The authors and the forum jointly retain the copyright of the articles. Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or dist...
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Academic counsellors or tutors are engaged as a link between learners and distance teaching institutions. They perform various roles such as facilitating learning of subject matter content, assessing assignments, providing motivation and encouragement, and supervising research/term papers/project work. Each of these roles requires specific competen...
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In the context of online education, the use of “learning objects” (LOs) has received much attention in the recent past because of the range of “abilities” that LOs offer the field of teaching-learning. This book is all about creation of LOs, their standardization and contextualization, how LOs are currently used, and the emerging scenario of the se...
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Developing materials and choosing the most appropriate media are constant concerns in open and distance education. These are all the more important in Asia, where so much is borrowed from the West. Not only the various learning technologies, but often whole courses are imported. If there are differences between the European/American student and the...
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This is the first book to survey the region's use of educational media and summarise the experiences of different Commonwealth Asian countries in one collection. It includes a review of the key issues, country studies, research reviews and several case studies on harnessing technologies for distance-learning initiatives. The book is designed to ser...
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While multimedia technologies are being used in educational contexts, the effective use of multimedia in these contexts remains problematic. In an attempt to contribute towards addressing this problem, this chapter presents a set of conceptual guidelines and a practical planning framework that is intended to inform the planning and design of more e...
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Multimedia tools, applied with awareness of the realities of organizational culture, structures and finances, have been shown to enhance the performance of learning systems. If some predictable pitfalls are avoided, and proven pedagogical design principles and appropriate vehicles (including the Internet) are used effectively, multimedia can permit...
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“We must not forget that almost all teaching is Multimedia” (Schramm, p.37). Today, the magnetism of multimedia is clearly oblivious via the use of streaming video, audio clips, and the Internet. Research has shown that the use of multimedia can aid in the comprehension and retention of student learning (Cronin & Myers, 1997; Large Behesti, Breulex...
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The movement toward utilising multimedia learning environments in teaching has increased dramatically in recent years. This chapter reports on current research trends relevant to the development of these environments. Specifically analyzing issues related to designing for an ever increasing multiliterate clientele. It highlights the use of multiple...
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A multimedia construct for learning based on the Theory of Transactional Distance has been developed consisting of four stages of decreasing transactional distance. This model has been applied in various teaching and learning contexts, on- and off-line, and its validation was investigated. Results confirmed in practice the four distinct sequential...
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The current emphasis, in education and training, on the use of instructional technology has fostered a shift in focus and renewed interest in integrating human learning and pedagogical research. This shift has involved the technological and pedagogical integration between learner cognition, instructional design, and instructional technology, with m...
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Information and communication technologies (ICT) have created many new opportunities for teaching, learning and administration. This study elaborates a new embedded collaborative systems (ECS) model to structure and manage the implementation of ICT-based pedagogies in a blended learning environment. Constructivist learning, systems theory, and mult...
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This chapter represents a discussion on the interactivity of how people think and react to instructional materials in general, in the light of how this interaction may be affected by multimedia. Grounded in instructional design, where first principles take a fine grained approach to identify the learning/instructional context; this chapter provides...
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A multimedia system based on the Cave Automated Virtual Environment is shown to be useful for learning science in the informal setting of a science center. Using the theme of water, concepts such as atomic structure, electron processing, bonding and phase transformations have been used to provide a framework for scaffolding content in a dynamic man...
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Interactive Multimedia in Education and Training emerges out of the need to share information and knowledge on the research and practices of using multimedia in various educational settings. The book discusses issues related to planning, designing and development of interactive multimedia in a persuasive tone and style, offering rich research data....
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India has seven local library networks and a national library network (INFLIBNET). However, these networks are in differing stages of development. Most are at a preliminary stage although the earliest efforts in this area took place in 1989. This paper presents the results of a survey on factors affecting the development of local library networks....
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This article describes the process of the development of an empirically-based psychometrically-sound instrument to measure faculty attitude towards e-learning. In order to accelerate the acceptance of e-learning and implementation of institution-wide adoption of e-learning in single-mode distance teaching institutions, it is important to understand...
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This article presents an overview of the e-learning in India. It describes the historical developments of e-learning and identifies major stakeholders and institutions that have initiated e-learning programs after the creation of the National Task Force on Information Technology and Software Development constituted by the Prime Minister of India in...

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Currently we are undertaking a survey of the status of OER in different countries. Hope to finish this work by the end of 2017.