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Dr. Bakary Diallo explains how the AVU is furthering higher education through hybrid offerings

Source: libraryconnect.elsevier.com Higher education in Africa, as in many developing areas, faces obstacles unique to its geographic context. In Africa, such obstacles range from power outages to special challenges specific to post-war zones. However, also in Africa, innovative organizations like the African Virtual University are helping overcome obstacles to learning by connecting learners with access…

MERLOT African Network – eLearning Africa Conference 2008

Source: MERLOT African Network – eLearning Africa Conference 2008 eLearning Africa Conference 2008 Ghana – West Africa – May 28-30, 2008 MAN definition of OER: Global movement aiming to make high quality educational resources freely available to educational communities around the Globe. The movement promotes equal access through internatiolizaton of resources and educational research that…

E-Learning Is in its Infancy – Global Campus Interview

Source: Global Campus 21 An interview with Dr. Bakary Diallo, African Virtual University, about his experiences at the conference and the importance of e-learning in Africa. Dr. Bakary Diallo is a native of Senegal and a Canadian citizen. Next to French and English he speaks Bambara, Wolof and Mandigo. He taught at the Secondary Level…

Interview with Dr Bakary Diallo, Rector of the African Virtual University

Source: http://www.elearning-africa.com/newsportal/english/news114.php eLA: What is the African Virtual University and why was it established? Bakary Diallo: The African Virtual University (AVU) is a pan-African intergovernmental organisation whose vision is to become the leading pan-African open distance and eLearning network. The AVU was created in 1997 by the World Bank. It was later transferred to the…