ICTs

Digital Fluency Course. Module 4: Academic Integrity in a Digital Age

In this module learners will be introduced to issues related to academic integrity, which has become a matter of increasing concern in the digital age. Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has been widely embraced, and much information and many resources are readily accessible through the internet. However, these available resources may be licensed or copyrighted in a variety of ways, and adhering to this may cause challenges in ensuring academic integrity in higher education.

Opening Up Education: A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions

This report presents a support framework for higher education institutions (HEIs) to open up education. This framework proposes a wide definition of the term ‘open education’, which accommodates different uses, in order to promote transparency and a holistic approach to practice. It goes beyond OER, MOOCs and open access to embrace 10 dimensions of open education.

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Section Seven - Using Computer Technologies in Schools

The current optimism about computers makes it easier to find funding for projects that involve computers than it is to find sources willing to contribute to teacher

Using Media in Teaching: Learning Guide. Introduction

The focus of this module is on how teachers might use popular media, textbooks and computer technologies to create a learning environment that equips learners with the knowledge and skills to live and work thoughtfully in a changing country.

Roadmap for Open ICT Ecosystems

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, with the support of IBM Corporation and Oracle, has facilitated the creation of this resource. Our hope is to provide policymakers, managers and other stakholders from industry and civil society a user-friendly tool for understanding what open ICT ecosystems are, why they are embraced and how to evolve them. As a result, we hope to change how people see and manage ICT ecosystems and innovation.

Transformation-Ready: The Strategic Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Africa. Education Sector Study Final Report

This study has examined the potential for using ICT to support the improvement and transformation of the education sector in Africa, with the aim – requested in its terms of reference – of raising awareness and stimulating action, especially among African

Information and Communication Technology for Education in India and South Asia: Essay V - ICT in Non Formal Education

his essay on the use of ICTs in non-formal education provides a perspective on how ICTs are increasingly being used in the community in general to make available information and learning to a larger target group outside of the formal school system.

Emerging Trajectories and Sustainability of ICTs in Educational Reforms in Africa: Exploring the Prospects of the Teacher Laptop Policy in South Africa

This study explores the prospects and challenges of the TLI programme. The paper argues that a successful Teacher Laptop Initiative (TLI) in South African schools will go beyond providing teachers with laptop computers. The success will depend on how well

The 2010 Horizon Report

Each year the Horizon Report focuses on key trends in technology adoption. The predictions this year is that there will be wide-spread take up in one year or less of mobile computing and open content; electronic books and Simple Augmented Reality will be a

The Edgeless University: Why Higher Education Must Embrace Technology.

British universities have world-class reputations and they are vital to our social and economic future. But they are in a tight spot. The huge public investment that sustained much of the sector is in jeopardy and the current way of working is not sust