ERIC Number: EJ1072801
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
The Role of Technology in Curriculum Development and Delivery
Nelson, Masese B.
African Higher Education Review, v3 p83-97 Dec 2010
As the world shifts towards a global knowledge economy, education is the gateway through which this is set to be achieved, the quality of higher education, is assessed through the backdrop of technology integration for enhanced performance and achievement. A suitable and sustainable technology should be used to electronically reach out to a large number of students, the general public with quality educational material, so as to address the issues of access to education with equity and quality. Technology has made search, storing, retrieval, transmission, gathering, dissemination, and reception of knowledge easier, cheaper and faster. Technology is expected to completely change the way the curriculum is developed and delivered hence enhancing the quality of higher education. The paper will provide the approaches to curriculum development through electronic curriculum (E-curriculum) which can be applied to enhance the quality and accessibility of education at affordable cost, Secondly the major obstacles to optimal utilization of information technology and measures to overcome them, thirdly how multi media systems can be used to enhance delivery of the e-curriculum.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Technology Integration, Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Educational Benefits, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Barriers, Technological Literacy, Questionnaires
University of North Texas. 1155 Union Circle, Denton, Texas 76203. Web site: https://www.coe.unt.edu/african-higher-education-review
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kenya