Get Started: Teaching Online – Planning Your Online Course

How do you identify the learning outcomes of your online course? What are the best methods for identifying, sourcing, and organizing content for online instruction? How is this important to ensuring your course is engaging and effective? The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get…

Get Started: Teaching Online – Delivering Online Learning

How can online education be effectively delivered? How can you choose the best delivery method based on the needs of your students? This video outlines some of the differences between synchronous and asynchronous learning methods in online education. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning….

Get Started: Teaching Online – Supporting Learners in an Online Environment

What services, structure, and expectations are needed for successful online learning? How can learning experience be more enjoyable while still attaining positive learning outcomes? The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get Started: Teaching Online is four-part series of videos designed to highlight new learning…

Get Started: Teaching Online – Evaluating Learners and Your Online Course

How can online courses and the students that take them be effectively evaluated? This video discusses the methodologies that can be used in figuring out what worked and what did not when conducting online courses. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get Started: Teaching…

Transition to Remote Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

According to UNESCO, over one billion students worldwide from 150 countries, or about 70 % of total enrolled learners, have been affected by school closures. Massive shifts to remote learning have been implemented to ensure the continuation of education. Colleges and universities around the world continue to face many challenges in the transition to full…

Ensuring Inclusivity in Nepali Higher Education (Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel)

With Nepal’s multi-cultural, multi-linguistic, multi-ethnic society, Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel describes how this asset can be used to promote inclusivity in higher education. Afterwards, he discusses how student mobility will affect the country’s human capital in the coming years. Bal Chandra Luitel is a professor at Kathmandu University, educated in Nepal and Australia. Luitel’s expertise…

Expansion of Higher Education in India (Dr. Furqan Qamar)

Dr. Furqan Qamar details how the domestic and international demand for higher education in India has risen and how the higher education ecosystem is responding to that demand. Furqan Qamar in his present position as the secretary general of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), is the principal executive officer of the largest and one…

Higher Education Developments in Afghanistan (Dr. Mohammad Naim Azimi)

Dr. Mohammad Naim Azimi discusses the significant progress made in Afghanistan’s higher education sector. He discusses those developments and the role of higher education in nation-building. Mohammad Naim Azimi is vice chancellor for academic affairs of Kabul University and member of the Commission for Post-Graduate Studies at the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan. Dr….

Women’s Colleges in Pakistan (Dr. Razia Sultana)

Dr. Razia Sultana discusses the significance of women’s colleges in Pakistani higher education. Razia Sultana is a renowned historian and vice chancellor of the first women university in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where she is a bona fide inhabitant of the province. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Peshawar with distinction and…

Massification of Higher Education (Gard Titlestad)

Gard Titlestad discusses the opportunities that opening higher education to mass markets will have on South Asia. Gard Titlestad is the director of Nordic Insight. Today, Titlestad works as consultant for his company Nordic Insight, for NordForsk and the Nordic Research Collaboration. He also works as an expert (governing board member) for the UNESCO Institute…