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ERIC Number: EJ1136806
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1545-679X
Determining the Most Suitable E-Learning Delivery Mode for TUT Students
Odunaike, Solomon Adeyemi; Chuene, Daniel
Information Systems Education Journal, v9 n5 p46-60 Oct 2011
Traditionally, in education and business environment, Information Technology has been seen as purely a support or operational tool. Advances in computing, information storage, software, and networking are all leading to new tools for teaching and learning and are also changing the paradigm for new initiative in the classroom teaching. The Internet Technology is in forefront of transforming education and opportunities around the world by allowing different kind of interaction and innovation among various educational institutes and students alike all participating in the global online innovations. The new modes of learning need to be explored to determine possible impact and most suitable choice of strategies. Understanding our student extents and capabilities of learning on their own coupled with the availability of basic and necessary equipments required for e-learning will have profound impact on the choice of e-teaching, e-learning and e-education delivery mode. A right choice of delivery mode is very essential and fundamental in moving forward to attain the much needed greater height in quality education. A wrong choice however, could deal a devastating blow on any progress made so far in the implementation of e-learning which would in turn have a ripple effect on the quality, acceptability level, pass rate and cost. Every effort must be made to guard against making wrong choice of e-learning delivering mode and this research will investigate and evaluates which e-learning delivery mode will be best suitable for Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) students.
Information Systems and Computing Academic Professionals. Box 488, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480. e-mail: publisher@isedj.org; Web site: http://isedj.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa