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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Oct 25, 2008 Volume 4, Number 3

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Challenges of managing information and communication technologies for education: Experiences from Sokoine National Agricultural Library

    Grace Emmanuel,; Alfred Sife, Sokoine National Agricultural Library, SUA

    Like many other libraries, the Sokoine National Agricultural Library (SNAL) has already computerized most of its services. The library has acquired a number of ICT facilities that contribute... More

  2. Evaluation of an Online Social Constructivist Tool Based on a Secondary School Experience in a Middle East Country

    ayse kok, Camp Rumi Technology Literacy Group

    This paper presents the "Moodling" (Moodle, 2005) experience within a secondary school in a Middle East country, namely Turkey. The study reveals that secondary school teachers are willing to... More

  3. A review of the ICT status and development strategy plan in Iran

    Alireza Abbasi, Student (Master); Abolghasem Niaraki, Inha University, Incheon, Korea; Behzad Dehkordi, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This article argues that Iran needs to base its national information and communication technology strategy on a much greater consideration of local cultural and social issues. The government has a ... More

  4. Research design in a computer-assisted language learning (CALL) study

    Bin Zou, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

    This paper discusses research methods for a study focusing on computer-assisted language learning (CALL) field. Various methods are adopted to investigate how to use computers to develop language... More

  5. The computer revolution: struggling for survival in rural Cameroon

    Tamara Palamakumbura, PCDI

    PCDI (http://www.pcdi-cameroon.org) is a local CIG (NGO) based in rural Cameroon. This article discusses our efforts to “bridge the digital divide” and the reality behind the technological... More

  6. An extended sharing model to provide ICT services to the rural poor

    Duc Dang & Bilkish Sultana, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan; Katsuhiro Umemoto, Japan Advanced Institute of Technology (JAIST), Japan

    The shared access model through telecentres, phone kiosks or multiple community centres has become the standard to cope with financial problems in providing ICT service to the poor in rural areas... More

    pp. 6-18

  7. A policy and planning framework on information and communication technology for basic education in the Philippines

    Alexander Flor, University of the Philippines, Republic of the Philippines, Philippines

    Information and communication technology is fast transforming economies and social processes, particularly the Philippine education sector. However, the sector is beset with technical, content,... More

    pp. 19-44

  8. Seven major challenges for e-learning in developing countries: Case study eBIT, Sri Lanka

    Annika Andersson, Örebro university, Sweden

    By using an extensive framework for e-learning enablers and disablers (including 37 factors) this paper sets out to identify which of these challenges are most salient for an e-learning course in... More

    pp. 45-62

  9. A formative assessment of information communication technology in Lebanese schools

    Ramzi Nasser, Qatar University, Qatar

    Information Communication Technology (ICT) devices as servers, personal computers (PCs), hubs and other artifacts that make-up these technologies have important role in the educational development ... More

    pp. 63-77

  10. Undergraduate students’ adoption of handheld devices and Web 2.0 applications to supplement formal learning experiences: Case studies in Australia, Ethiopia and Malaysia

    Beverley Oliver & Veronica Goerke, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    This paper reports research into undergraduates’ adoption of handheld devices as supplementary learning tools. Students enrolled in Engineering and Business in Australia, Africa and Malaysia... More

    pp. 78-94

  11. Information System Based Implementation of Semester-to-Semester Progression at University of Botswana

    JSJ Daka, University of Botswana, Botswana

    The University of Botswana revised its undergraduate semester-to-semester progression regulations to improve the implementation of semesterisation. Although the university introduced... More

    pp. 95-108

  12. The effectiveness of ‘VELT’ in promoting English language communication skills: A Case Study in Malaysia

    Robinson Samuel, Retired College Lecturer, Malaysia; Zaitun Bakar, University of Malaya, Malaysia

    Virtual learning environments could be utilized to boost the development of English language skills among Malaysian primary school students. English Language proficiency has been deteriorating over... More

    pp. 109-126