User:Francis glasgow

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This is your personal user page in WikiEducator. Tell us a little about yourself ..... be bold and try an edit now by starting to fill out your user page. This is a great way to practice your new wiki skills :-).

Professional background

I have been involved in ODL for over 20 years. During this time I have functioned in the following capacities: Academic & administrative head of a Continuing Education Centre, Deputy Dir. of an ODL Institution (Institute of Distance & Continuing Education, University of Guyana), Director (AG) of same Write something here ... == In addition to administrative duties I completed the following research studies :


· Forging Community Development through Open and Distance Learning, 2008.

· Motivational Determinants of Students pursuing ODL Programmes, 2007

· Case Studies of Graduates of Supported Distance Education Programme, 2006.

· Determinants of Literacy Levels – The Case of Linden, Guyana, 2004.

· Case Studies of Women in Non-Traditional Training, 2003.

· Technology and its use in Adult and Continuing in Guyana, 2003.

· Factors affecting Failures and Successes of Students pursuing IDCE Programmes, 2002.


Glasgow, Francis (2002). The Learners’ Voice. In P. Persaud (ed) Gender and ICTs: Listen to the Learners. University of Guyana and the International Extension College, UK.

Amsterdam, Gene and Glasgow, Francis (2000). Literacy and Non Formal Education in the Caribbean…Guyana. EFA in the Caribbean…2000. Case Studies No. 2. UNESCO, Kingston, Jamaica.

Glasgow, Francis (2011). Needs Assessment in Open and Distance Learning (ODL): Case of the Institute of Distance and Continuing Education (IDCE), University of Guyana. In Indian Journal of Open Learning, Volume 20, Number 1, January 2011


Qalifications : Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology), Graduate Dip in Education (Administration), M, Soc,Sc

My interests


Write something here ...Using technology in ODL, student motivation in ODL, and quality assurance in ODL are some of my professional interests.


Write something here Travelling and seeing different cultures and new places, reading (leisure as well as academic purposes), watching and playing sports (cricket, tennis, football, basketball, etc.),are some my personal interests/hobbies.

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My wiki projects

  • I registered for eL4C54, a Learning4Content workshop to learn wiki skills.
  • Good work keep it up , if you want any help contact me on skype :shafeequ313  --Shafeequ_rahman. 18:50, 4 June 2013 (UTC)

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
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Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours

Re: Kindly accept our heartfelt thanks for joining this eL4C54 WikiEducator Online Workshop. Hope you shall join us for future programmes too!--Ramesh Sharma, PhD 12:20, 6 July 2013 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Hello Francis, Please update the information on your userpage. From the edits it seems you could not work on your pages. Hope you are not facing any difficulty. if so, pl do let us know.Warm Wishes.--Ramesh Sharma, PhD 09:23, 5 July 2013 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Hello Francis, You are very welcome to this eL4C54 Online workshop. Dr Gita Mathur, me and Ramesh Sharma are your facilitators and will help you in developing your page. Enjoy this workshop and do not hesitate to ask for help. You can either leave a message on our user pages or email us. Best Wishes.--Pankaj 13:30, 27 June 2013 (UTC))
(Comment.gif: Hi Francis, it is so nice to see you in this workshop. I remember our WikiEducator training at our Linden regional centre. Hope everyone is fine there! Best wishes, --R C Sharma, PhD 19:09, 27 June 2013 (UTC))

Facilitators - eL4C54


EL4C54 - WikiEducator Learning4Content Workshop: Learn Wiki Skills for leveraging the potential of Open Educational Resources
June 26 to July 10, 2013

Thanks facilitators- Gita, Pankaj, and Ramesh. Yes Ramesh, I do have fond memories of that training w/shop and the 2 years you spent with us at IDCE-UG (Guyana). Colleagues thanks for your encouragement and best wishes.

My Sandbox

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My Sandbox

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My Sandbox

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