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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Nov 26, 2006 Volume 2, Number 4

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Interactive Child Learning Aid Project (iCLAP): Design and development of an indigenous instructional multimedia model for Nigeria

    Joseph Azi, Department of Industrial design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria, Nigeria

    This project is concerned with the design and development of an indigenous Instructional Multimedia prototype for enhancing early child-education in Nigeria, tagged: Interactive Child Learning Aid ... More

  2. The role of ICTs in the economic development of Africa: The case of South Africa

    Kehbuma Langmia, Bowie State University, USA, United States

    Africa has been hard hit with poverty and diseases and these have had immense effects on the quality of social, cultural and political lives of the people. This has made development to move at a... More

  3. Community Content Sharing: Towards Telecentre's Lab to Land Approach

    Ganga GL, Amitav Nath & Rakesh Mishra, ICT Research and Training Centre, CDAC Bangalore

    Capturing and sharing of local content in accordance to the need of the community is an essential step towards people’s participation in the developmental process. ICT have a tremendous scope to ... More

  4. Review of "Taking ICT to every Indian village: Opportunities and challenges"

    Murugan Krishnapillai, Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai, India

  5. Perceptions of information and communication technology among undergraduate management students in Barbados

    Glenda Gay, Department of Management Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill C, Barbados; Sonia Mahon, Dwayne Devonish, Philmore Alleyne & Peter Alleyne, The University of the West Indies, Barbados

    This exploratory study examined attitudes and usage of ICT among undergraduate management students in Barbados. Of the sample of 166 students, the majority indicated they had access to a computer, ... More

    pp. 6-17

  6. Impact of WebCT on learning: Oman experience

    Syed Naqvi, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, Oman

    The World Wide Web Course Tool (WebCT), Blackboard and Moodle are used for teaching and learning in higher education institutions around the globe. This study investigated the impact of WebCT on... More

    pp. 18-27

  7. Educative uses of the ICT, technological skills and academic performance of the Venezuelan university students (Barineses): a causal perspective

    Carlos Godoy Rodríguez, Universidad Ezequiel Zamora UNELLEZ, Venezuela

    The objective of this research was to analyze the relations among the educative uses of ICT, levels of skills in the technology handling (ICT Skills Index) and academic performance of the Barineses... More

    pp. 28-43

  8. Applications of computer-aided assessment in the diagnosis of science learning & teaching

    Johnnie Muwanga-Zake, The Centre for the Advancement of Science & Mathematics Education, South Africa

    This paper reports on the validation of test items that was necessary to prepare diagnostic items, and on the values teachers and learners attached to Computer-Aided Assessment (CAA). The... More

    pp. 44-66

  9. Education and human resource development in post-independent Eritrea: An explanatory note

    Ravinder Rena, Eritrea Institute of Technology, Eritrea

    Education is a lifelong process. Twentieth century has witnessed the miracles of Human Resource Development (HRD) activities reflected through increase in GNP and overall productive activities. The... More

    pp. 67-81

  10. A neomillennial learning approach: Helping non-traditional learners studying at a distance

    Michael Sankey, University of Southern Queensland, Australia., Australia

    Relying on text-based instruction may be disenfranchising many students, whilst technology enhanced environments can provide significant advantages to a growing market of non-traditional learners. ... More

    pp. 82-99

  11. Pattern of usage of various electronic media by higher education students

    Sriram Arulchelvan & Doraiswamy Viswanathan, Anna University, India

    This paper provides a comparative analysis of the different educational media from the perspective of the student users in urban and rural areas of Tamilnadu in India. Points of feedback have been ... More

    pp. 100-118

  12. Rural Schools as Regional Centres of e-Learning and the Management of Digital Knowledge: The Case of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Kenneth Stevens, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    Small schools in rural Canadian communities have had a special role in the development of e-learning and the management of digital knowledge within customized electronic educational structures. In ... More

    pp. 119-127