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ERIC Number: EJ757337
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 25
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0952-8733
The Place of E-Learning in Africa's Institutions of Higher Learning
Nafukho, Fredrick Muyia
Higher Education Policy, v20 n1 p19-43 2007
The paper seeks to accomplish four objectives. The first is to examine the need for e-learning in Africa's institutions of higher learning. The second is to discuss the policy, institutional, pedagogical, copyright, and quality assurance issues that need to be addressed. The third is to critically examine the advantages and disadvantages of e-learning in African universities. The fourth is to provide a practical partnership model for design and successful delivery of e-learning programmes. To achieve these objectives, a critical analysis of relevant literature and case studies was conducted. The literature search included computerized search of accessible and available material on e-learning in Africa and world over, manual search of existing literature, and communication with key subject matter experts to locate published and unpublished studies. The results of the study show that e-learning has a future in Africa's universities and that there is need to build e-learning programmes based on genuine partnerships from other successful partners within and without Africa.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa