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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Jul 05, 2008 Volume 4, Number 2


Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Malaysian Smart Schools: A fruitful case study for analysis to synopsize lessons applicable to the Egyptian context

    Hanan EL-Halawany & Enas Huwail, Assuit University, Egypt

    In this paper the researchers try to comprehend the ideological framework within which Malaysia has created its ICT mediated education. We look at Malaysia as a rewarding case study as evidence... More

  2. Enhancing healthcare delivery through ICTs: A case study of the Ugandan immunisation system

    Agnes Rwashana & Ddembe Williams, Makerere University, Uganda

    The role that Information Communication Technologies (ICT) plays in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery has been well established. However, the effectiveness on... More

  3. Prioritizing urban service management initiatives

    Praful Gharpure, Architect-Urban Planner, India

    As per Census 2001, the urban areas in India account for 27.8 % of the population. About one-third of Urban India (71 million) lives in metropolitan cities. The number of such cities in India has... More

  4. Challenges regarding risks and risk management: A review of "Risk, Complexity and ICT"

    Anna-May Edwards-Henry, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad, West Indies

  5. Review of "The Power of Greed: Collective Action in International Development"

    Ed Brandon, The University of the West Indies, West Indies, Barbados

  6. The current state of e-learning at universities in Zimbabwe: Opportunities and challenges

    Lockias Chitanana, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe; Daga Makaza & Kudakwashe Madzima, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe

    E-learning is gaining some ground in University education throughout the world. Currently, a large number of universities world–wide support e-learning in different forms. Despite this wide spread ... More

    pp. 5-15

  7. An E-readiness Assessment of Nigeria’s Premier University (Part 1)

    Wole Olatokun & Adeola Opesade, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

    The study investigated the preparedness of the University of Ibadan to benefit from the adoption and use of ICT in carrying out university functions. Six research questions were evaluated and they ... More

    pp. 16-46

  8. Catch Me I’m Falling. Using Technology to Assist Educationally Disadvantaged Students: A Case Study on the Western region of Melbourne, Australia.

    Helen Madden-Hallett, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia., Australia; Henry Ho, Swinburne University of Technology, Lilydale, Australia

    This study examines the use of WebCT as a communication and learning facilitation tool in higher education. The case study is based on marketing students’ experience of using WebCT in an... More

    pp. 47-59

  9. Jordanian physics students' utilization of online instruction and their attitudes towards it

    Akram Al-Omari, Yarmouk University, Jordan

    Given the limited number of currently available resources in Jordan, the ministry of Education is implementing newly developed online physics curriculum and trying it in few experimental public... More

    pp. 60-77

  10. An assessment of the effectiveness of radio theatre in promoting good healthy living among rural communities in Osun State, Nigeria

    Olaniyi Sofowora, obafemi awolowo university ile-ife, Nigeria

    The main thrust of the study is to assess the effectiveness of radio theatre programme in promoting good healthy living among the rural communities in Osun State, Nigeria. The study adopts the Pre-... More

    pp. 78-88

  11. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) to develop teachers’ global awareness

    Shiang-Kwei Wang, Sarah McPherson & Hui-YIn Hsu, New York Institute of Technology, USA, United States; Mengping Tsuei, Taipei Municipal University of Education, Taiwan

    This project explored uses of information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as wikis, blogs, and e-mail to facilitate knowledge exchange between pre or in-service teachers in New York... More

    pp. 89-104

  12. Learning to Research in Second Life: 3D MUVEs as meta-research fields

    Suely Fragoso, Gustavo Fischer, Ana da Silva, Henrique Freitas, Guilherme Land, Guilherme Loesch, Lucas Trindade, Pauline Mariani & Yentl Delanhesi, Universidade do Vale do Rio do Sinos, Unisinos, Brazil

    This paper describes an experiment in teaching ethnographic techniques for applied research in consumer behaviour in on-line communities. The activity took place between March and June of 2007 and ... More

    pp. 105-116