059 Dr Venkataraman Balaji

July 29, 2021 00:27:59
059 Dr Venkataraman Balaji
Leaders & Legends of Online Learning
059 Dr Venkataraman Balaji
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Dr Venkataraman Balaji is Vice-President of the Commonwealth of Learning. Balaji’s work in improving access to educational opportunities through straightforward interventions, and the subsequent impact on many tens of thousands of lives, gives his activities a contemporary significance.

Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/059-Venkataraman-Balaji-Final.mp3 | recorded July 2021

Balaji’s online profile: Dr Venkataraman Balaji | COL

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