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Journal of Learning for Development

2017 Volume 4, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Open Education and the Sustainable Development Goals: Making Change Happen

    Andy Lane

    Education for All has been a concept at the heart of international development since 1990 and has found its latest instantiation within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as SDG 4, "... More

    pp. 275-286

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  2. Turkish Teachers' Awareness and Perceptions of Open Educational Resources

    Ozgur Ozdemir & Curtis J. Bonk

    The purpose of this study is to explore K-12 teachers' awareness of open educational resources (OER) as well as their perceptions of its potential opportunities and challenges for teaching... More

    pp. 307-321

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  3. Willingness to Engage in Open Educational Practices among Academics in Rwandan Public Higher Education and Responsive Actions

    Bernard Nkuyubwatsi

    Academics' engagement in Open Educational Practices (OEPs) is critical for opening up higher education. It is in this perspective that the willingness to engage in such practices among academics in... More

    pp. 322-337

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  4. An Evaluation of the Usefulness and Ease of Use of the Aptus within the Samoan Education Context

    Ioana Chan Mow, Edna Temese, Mose N. Mose, Tara Patu, Elisapeta Mauai, Ioana Sinclair, Fiafaitupe Lafaele, Joseph Namulauulu, Misioka Tanielu, Agnes Wong Soon & Vensall Chan

    This paper describes the findings of the first trial of the Aptus device within the National University of Samoa. The Aptus is a device that enables wireless access to valuable educational... More

    pp. 338-347

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  5. Social Networking Sites as Communication, Interaction, and Learning Environments: Perceptions and Preferences of Distance Education Students

    Aras Bozkurt, Abdulkadir Karadeniz & Serpil Kocdar

    The advent of Web 2.0 technologies transformed online networks into interactive spaces in which user-generated content has become the core material. With the possibilities that emerged from Web 2.0... More

    pp. 348-365

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  6. Print2Screen Mobile App: Embedding Multimedia in Printed ODL Course Materials Using QR Codes

    Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena

    With the rise of OER and multimedia such as YouTube videos, many academic institutions are becoming mindful of the richness they bring into the teaching and learning process. Given that multimedia ... More

    pp. 366-374

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