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Educational Technology

An empirical survey on domestication of ICT in schools in disadvantaged communities in South Africa

This study aims at investigating the factors that affect the integration of ICTs in teaching and learning. The focus of this paper is on the domestication of ICTs in schools serving the disadvantaged communities in a developing country context.

Assessing the Effects of ICT in Education: Indicators, Criteria and Benchmarks for International Comparisons

The aim of this book is to provide a basis for the design of frameworks, the identifi cation of indicators and existing data sources as well as gaps in areas where further research is to be initiated.

Zurich e-Learning Certificate: A Role Model for the Acquirement of eCompetence for Academic Staff and an Example of a Practical Implication

This article underlines the necessity for a science-based discussion of adequate didactical concepts how academic staff should become media-savvy and the importance of reflexive learning methods in further education programs to acquire e- Competence.

Overview of Open Access Models for eBooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences

This research has looked at a variety of initiatives and specifically at their publishing models, business models and publishing processes. Within these divisions, special attention has been paid to the nature of the content, the level of Open Access pr

ICTs for Development: Improving Policy Coherence

This publication draws from two discussion documents presented at a workshop that discuss the discrepancies in access to ICTs and use of ICTs between countries.

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

Narrowing the Distance: Using e-Learner Support to Enhance the Student Experience

The United Kingdom Open University has experimented with a range of information and communication technologies (ICT) to support learners and foster the development of learning communities, including online resources, email, e-messages, SMS messaging, and

The Use of ICT at Africa University

The Use of ICT at Africa University brochure is one of a series that aims to showcase good practice in African higher education. It is intended for higher education decision-makers on the Continent and overseas.

The Use of ICT at Kenyatta University

The Use of ICT at Kenyatta University brochure, is one of a series that aims to showcase good practice in African higher education. It is intended for higher education decision-makers on the Continent and overseas.

Prioritizing the Implementation of E-Learning Tools to Enhance the Post-Secondary Learning Environment

The implementation of both blended learning and web-based programs is becoming more prevalent within higher education in Canada. Thus, there is increasing reliance upon e-learning tools to support student learning in a variety of teaching environments. T