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University of Cape Town
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 pp. 171–178
Drawing on what researchers and professionals in the field internationally report, this paper reviews educational technology as an emergent field. The review reveals the continuum of perspectives on what the field is, and how it is bounded or...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology Vol. 2016, No. 1 (2016)
Open in education is associated with a wide range of aspects of education and scholarship including open educational practices, open educational resources, open data, open scholarship and open access. What do these have in common? In what ways are...
Access to computers: Factors hindering and encouraging use of computers for teaching and learning in five regional higher education institutions in South Africa
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1800–1805
Abstract: During March and April 2004 academic staff at 5 higher education institutions in the Western Cape, South Africa, responded to a survey on their access to ICT's and how they used them for teaching and learning . This paper examines the...
Topics: Physical Education
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 5, No. 5 (Oct 24, 2009)
Editorial to the e/merge in Africa Special Issue from the e/merge 2008 online conference.
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan 29, 2013) pp. 44–53
Research into South African students' digitally mediated learning and social practices revealed a subgroup termed “digital strangers,” students lacking both experience and opportunities, who had barely used a computer and who did not have easy...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jul 30, 2005) pp. 42–56
In the past few years, concepts of the digital divide and theories of access to ICT have evolved beyond a focus on the separation of the 'haves' and the 'have nots' to include more than just physical access to computers. Researchers have started...
A study of the relationship between institutional policy, organisational culture and e-learning use in four South African universities
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 1 (August 2009) pp. 121–131
This article investigates the relationship between policy (conceptualised as goals, values and resources), organisational culture and e-learning use. Through both qualitative and quantitative research methods, we gathered data about staff and...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan 29, 2013)
Guest Editorial - Growing communities of practice among educational technology researchers and practitioners in development-oriented contexts: Linking local and global debates
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jul 30, 2005) pp. 3–24
This editorial starts from the context of disparities in access between the North and the South and within the Southern African region. The authors then explore the origins of the papers in the e/merge 2004 online conference which was designed to...
Research in Comparative and International Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (2018) pp. 27–45
Issues of inequality in higher education have received considerable attention in recent decades, but the intersection of inequality and educational technology at an institutional level has received little attention. This study aims to provide a...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (July 2009) pp. 75–88
Drawing on Archer's perspectives on the agency/structure relationship, this paper explains situations where students in varied, challenging circumstances find ways to negotiate difficult conditions. It reports on a 2007 study undertaken through a...
Online Content Creation: Looking at Students' Social Media Practices through a Connected Learning Lens
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 41, No. 1 (2016) pp. 140–159
As the boundaries between technology and social media have decreased, the potential for creative production or participatory practices have increased. However, the affordances of online content creation (OCC) are still taken up by a minority of...
The role of ICTs in higher education in South Africa: one strategy for addressing teaching and learning challenges
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 3, No. 4 (Dec 24, 2007) pp. 131–142
One of the most common problems of using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education is to base choices on technological possibilities rather than educational needs. In developing countries where higher education is fraught with...
Distance Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (2016) pp. 208–223
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a new form of educational provision occupying a space between formal online courses and informal learning. Adopting measures used with formal online courses to assess the outcomes of MOOCs is often not...