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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Nov 23, 2005 Volume 1, Number 3

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. MIS sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Three case studies from The Gambia

    Jan Sander, Philip Bell & Stephen Rice, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

    Many national and international aid agencies, government and non-governmental organisations (NGO), see the introduction of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a rapid way of helping... More

  2. Peer assessment and computer literacy for junior high school students in geography lessons in Hong Kong

    Adam Wong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Helena Ng, Wah Yan College, Hong Kong

    This is a practical experience of adopting an interdisciplinary approach in teaching geography on junior high school students. Some computer literacy lessons were given to 166 grade eight students ... More

  3. Capacity building using an online training course

    Cisco Magagula, University of Swaziland, Swaziland

    This article reports the findings of an evaluation of an online course for policy-makers in Southern Africa. The objectives of the study were to determine (i) appropriateness and effectiveness of... More

  4. Experimenting e-Learning with a large class

    Oduronke Eyitayo, University of Botswana, Southern Africa

    An experimental use of web based material to supplement the teaching of the course GEC121 – Computing and Information Skills Fundamental I, in the University of Botswana was carried out between... More

  5. ICT provision to disadvantaged urban communities: A study in South Africa and Nigeria

    Olabode Akinsola, Marlien Herselman & S Jacobs, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    The focus of this research was to develop a sustainable ICT model in a Nigerian community, by evaluating ICT provision in South Africa?s disadvantaged communities and comparing it with the Nigerian... More

    pp. 19-41

  6. Development of a multi-scaled virtual field trip for the teaching and learning of geospatial science

    Colin Arrowsmith, Andrew Counihan & Dane McGreevy, RMIT University, Australia

    There has been considerable research and development documented into the use of multimedia in teaching and learning geospatial science. Geospatial science professions like cartography, geomatics... More

    pp. 42-56

  7. An ICT-hub model for rural communities

    S Jacobs & Marlien Herselman, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has the potential to change new and old forms of economic activity. This can result in e-literate groups, low skilled or low paid workers,... More

    pp. 57-93

  8. Wiring sub-Saharan Africa for development

    Tokunbo Ojo, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada

    This paper discusses the uses of ICTs, the dimensions of access and the digital divide, and the development of telecentres in the Sub-Saharan African region. It illustrates that the development... More

    pp. 94-107

  9. Existential elements of the online learning experience

    Kevin Carmody & Zane Berge, University of Maryland, USA, United States

    The following discussion will compare four contemporary methods of online teaching and learning: student-centered, subject-centered, teacher-centered and teaching-centered. This paper argues that... More

    pp. 108-119