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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Jan 30, 2008 Volume 4, Number 1


Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Prospects and challenges of an online teacher training project in Oman

    Gregory Sales, Seward Incorporated; Thuwayba Al-Barwani, Sultan Qaboos University; Shirley Miske, Miske Witt & Associates, Inc.

    The Sultanate of Oman has undertaken efforts to provide continuing professional development opportunities for its teachers and to modernize both training methods and content. The Oman Online... More

  2. Enhancing quality in e-Learning by knowledge-based IT support

    Priti Sajja, Sardar Patel University

    Advancements of technology help in providing effective decision-making and problem solving in many aspects of life. Amongst the available technologies, Information Technology (IT) is one of the... More

  3. Teaching using information and communication technology: Do trainee teachers have the confidence?

    Rahim Bakar & Shamsiah Mohamed, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    The respondents comprised 675 trainee teachers at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). All the respondents were final year students in teacher education program. Their confidences were assessed using... More

    pp. 5-12

  4. School-based Technology Coordinators and Other Human Factors in the Implementation of ICT in Primary Schools: A Comparative Study

    Kit-pui Wong, kp24wong, China

    Among many other factors, competent staff is essential to the successful deployment of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in a school. In England, school-based ICT coordinators are... More

    pp. 13-26

  5. The Use of Intranet by Omani Organizations in Knowledge Management

    Khamis Al-Gharbi & Syed Naqvi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    The Intranet has been used by many Omani organisations at various degrees of complexity (Low, Medium and High); however, little is known about the factors that make one organisation use the... More

    pp. 27-40

  6. The use of interactive wireless keypads for interprofessional learning experiences by undergraduate emergency health students

    Brett Williams & Malcolm Boyle, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    The purpose of the study was to examine the use of interactive wireless keypads for interprofessional learning experiences. This study used a cross-sectional methodology in the form of a... More

    pp. 41-48

  7. The Internet in developing countries: A medium of economic, cultural and political domination

    Abdulkafi Albirini, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, United States

    The last decade has witnessed an unprecedented diffusion of network technologies into developing countries. The technological discourse attending this diffusion has presented the new media as a... More

    pp. 49-65

  8. Drivers For and Obstacles To the Development of Interactive Multimodal Technology-Mediated Distance Higher Education Courses

    Dawn Birch & Michael Sankey, University of Southern Queensland, Australia., Australia

    Advances in information and communication technologies, particularly the emergence of the Internet as a major source of global information have encouraged tertiary educators to develop rich,... More

    pp. 66-79

  9. eLearning for international agriculture development: Dealing with challenges

    Buenafe Abdon, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Robert Raab, UNICEF, Japan; Seishi Ninomiya, University of Tsukuba, Japan

    Agriculture, vitally important for most developing countries, must change to meet today’s needs. It must produce sufficient food to feed an ever increasing global population while raising living... More

    pp. 80-94

  10. A survey on the application of computer network technologies and services over heterogeneous environment in higher educational institutes

    Mohd Ismail & Mohd Abdullah, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    This study focuses on heterogeneous services and communication technologies for retrieving and sending information in Malaysian Higher Educational Institutes. It intends to investigate pattern and ... More

    pp. 95-108