Leaders & Legends of Online Learning

Leaders & Legends of Online Learning interviews the world's leading online education theorists and practitioners. Dedicated to the experts. Check out our website for more on each guest: http://onlinelearninglegends.com

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November 11, 2021 00:29:14
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062 Dr George Veletsianos

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October 08, 2021 00:27:00
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061 Professor Sarah Guri-Rosenblit

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September 23, 2021 00:30:01
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060 Professor Moeketsi Letseka

Professor Moeketsi Letseka is the UNESCO Chair of Open and Distance Learning at Unisa in South Africa. His is an inspiring journey of extending the reach of education in post-apartheid South Africa, where online learning assists in providing opportunity – at scale. Equity, access and equality are all part of the context, calling for creative and informed solutions. Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/060-Moeketsi-Letseka-Final.mp3 | recorded August 2021 Moeketsi’s profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/moeketsi-letseka-55a35b20/ Moeketsi’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/moeketsi.letseka.7 Publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Moeketsi-Letseka Nominated works (require purchase): Aluko, F.R., Letseka, M. & Pitsoe, V. (Eds.) (2016). Assuring institutional quality in open distance learning (ODL) in the developing contexts. Nova Science Publishers. Letseka, M. (Ed.) (2016). Open distance learning (ODL) through the philosophy of ubuntu. Nova Science Publishers. Letseka, M. (Ed.) (2015). Open distance learning (ODL) in South Africa. Nova Science Publishers. Twitter: @letsem ...

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July 29, 2021 00:27:59
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059 Dr Venkataraman Balaji

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 Nominated works (free to access): Ally, M., Balaji, V., Abdelbaki, A., & Cheng, R. (2017). Use of Tablet Computers to Improve Access to Education in a Remote Location. Journal of Learning for Development , 4(2). Retrieved from https://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/article/view/219Chan Mow, I. T., Temese, E., Mose, M. N., Patu, T., Mauai, E., Sinclair, I., Lafaele, F., Namulauulu, J., Tanielu, M., Wong Soon, A., & Chan, V. (2017). An Evaluation of the Usefulness and Ease of Use of the Aptus within the Samoan Education Context. Journal of Learning for Development , 4(3). Retrieved from https://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/article/view/192Moloo, R., Prabhakar, T.V., Balaji, V., &Khedo, K. (2018). Successful Delivery of a MOOC via Basic Mobile Phones: A Case Study of Mobile Learning in India for Increasing Awareness of Science-Based Production Practices Among Semi-skilled Horticultural Farmers. Peer-reviewed Pre-print of book chapter: http://oasis.col.org/handle/11599/2934Patru, M., & Balaji, V. (Eds.) (2016). Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide for Policy-Makers in Developing Countries. UNESCO and Commonwealth of Learning. http://oasis.col.org/handle/11599/2356Prabhakar, T.V., Balaji, V., & Revathy, K.T. (2018). mooKIT – A MOOC Platform for Developing Countries. Pre-print of published article in the proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (MyRes). http://oasis.col.org/handle/11599/3047 ...

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July 15, 2021 00:24:34
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058 Dr Mohsen Keshavarz

Dr Mohsen Keshavarz is Director of the Virtual Education Center of Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences. He has a PhD in the area of virtual education planning and is an energetic advocate of distance learning in his home country of Iran, having translated Tony Bates’s book Teaching in a digital age to Persian in addition to several other projects, some with international collaborators. Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/058-Mohsen-Keshavarz-Final.mp3 | recorded June 2021 Mohsen’s online profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6350-2070 Nominated works (free to access): Keshavarz, M., & Ghoneim, A. (2021). Preparing Educators to Teach in a Digital Age. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 22(1), 221-242. https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v22i1.4910Bates, A. W. (2016). Teaching in a Digital Age. Guidelines for Teaching and Learning. (M. Keshavarz & A. Sharif, Trans. in Persian: Chapter 1-5, Select a file format, Part of Readable) Vancouver BC: Tony Bates Associates Ltd.  https://open.bccampus.ca/browse-our-collection/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=da50f5f1-bbc6-481e-a359-e73007c66932&contributor=&keyword=&subject= Nominated works (may require purchase): Keshavarz, M. (2020). Distance Education System and Print Literacy. Distance Learning 17(2). https://www.infoagepub.com/products/distance-learning-vol-17-2Keshavarz, M. (2020). The Effect of Distance Education on Information Literacy Case Study: “Iran”. The Quarterly Review of Distance Education 21(2), pp.23-47. https://www.infoagepub.com/products/Quarterly-Review-of-Distance-Education-21-2Keshavarz, Mohsen. (2016). Distance Education System and Media Literacy. Distance Learning13(4). https://www.infoagepub.com/products/distance-learning-vol-13-4Keshavarz, Mohsen. (2015). Distance Education System and Computer Literacy. Distance Learning 12(5). https://www.infoagepub.com/products/Distance-Learning-Vol-12-5 ...

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May 20, 2021 00:27:30
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057 Professor Asha Kanwar

Professor Asha Kanwar is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning. She is a well-known international conference speaker, a champion of learning for sustainable development and inspires many around the globe through her publications and advocacy. Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/057-Asha-Kanwar-Final.mp3 | recorded March 2021 Asha’s online profile: https://www.col.org/members/professor-asha-s-kanwar Nominated works (free to access): http://oasis.col.org/browse?value=Kanwar%2C+Asha&type=author Twitter: @AshaKanwarCOL ...

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