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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Dec 30, 2008 Volume 4, Number 4

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Attitudes and skills of Omani teachers of social studies to the use of computers in instruction

    Ahmed Al-Rabaani & Ahmed Al-Rabaani, Sultan Qaboos University

    This study aimed at examining Omani social studies teachers' knowledge, skills and attitudes toward using computer in instruction. The sample consisted of 622 teachers from four regions and four... More

  2. Integrating information and communication technologies in the Iranian agricultural research system

    hossein Abdollahzade, Mr, Mauritania; Aboulqasem Sharifzadeh, Gorgan University of Agriculture and Natural Resources Sciences, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Gholam Abdollahzadeh & Mahnoosh Sharifi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Iranian agricultural research system needs institutional supporting based on designing and implementing strengthening mechanisms. Systemically, integrating the information and communication... More

  3. Analyzing ICT use and access amongst rural women in Kenya

    Alice Kwake & Matthew Adigun, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, Kwadlangezwa, 3886, South Africa

    The purpose of this study is to explore the current use and access of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) situation amongst rural women in Kenya, and suggest mitigating solutions.... More

  4. Can ICT (Internet) overcome the natural geographical barriers of Bhutan in developing the nation?

    Sonam Tobgay, Royal University of Bhutan; Kencho Wangmo,

    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays a greater role in developing the nation. It has become increasingly indispensable tool in achieving international goals such as in Millennium... More

  5. Remote Sensing Educational Ground Receiving System for interest creation in space science and technology in education

    Norhan Yusoff, Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College (KLIUC), Malaysia; Helmi Mohd Shafri, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia; Ahmad Mohamed, Bandar Damansara Perdana, Malaysia

    Remote sensing educational ground receiving system or the EGRS is a system proposed in creating interest in innovation and scientific environment in space science and technology. EGRS is an... More

  6. Review of "Efficient learning for the poor: Insights from the frontier of cognitive neuroscience"

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

  7. ICT literacies and the curricular conundrum of calling all complex digital technologies “Tools”

    Jenny Arntzen, Don Krug & Zhengyan Wen, University of British Columbia, Canada

    ICT is widely acknowledged internationally as an emerging and increasingly important area of K-16 education. A curricular conundrum centers on whether calling ICT a tool better enables educators to... More

    pp. 6-14

  8. Teachers’ perspectives on the integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) in school counseling

    Jimmy Masagca, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, Philippines; Noel Londerio, San Jose Christian College, Philippines

    This qualitative study presents the different perspectives of teacher-participants in Luzon, Philippines on the use and application of ICT in guidance counseling and the school counselor’s advocacy... More

    pp. 35-49

  9. Utilization of Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) in mathematics learning

    Tsai Chen, Aida MdYunus, Wan Wan Ali & AbRahim Bakar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) represents some of the knowledge and reasoning of good one-to-one human tutors, and consequently are able to coach students in a more detailed way as compared to ... More

    pp. 50-63

  10. Jordanian student teachers' use of computers to develop primary stage pupils' literacy skills

    Ali Al-Barakat, Yarmouk University, Jordan; Ruba Bataineh, Yarmouk University, Jordan

    This study uses semi-structured interviews to investigate 33 Jordanian student teachers' use of computers to develop young children's literacy skills. The data analysis shows that student teachers ... More

    pp. 64-87

  11. Evaluating a participatory approach to information and communication technology development: The case of education in Tanzania

    Nicolaas Moens, Jacqueline Broerse & Joske Bunders, Athena Institute, Netherlands

    ICT projects in Sub Sahara Africa have a high failure rate due to inadequate (participatory) approaches and contextual differences. This study evaluates the outcomes of a participatory and multi... More

    pp. 88-110

  12. A practical ICT for development framework: The ICT Center of Excellence

    Khalid Rabayah, Arab American University, Palestinian Territory, Occupied

    This paper describes an initiative to implement a network of competency building centers that can assume a central role in shaping the Information Society in developing countries. The paper... More

    pp. 111-126