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ERIC Number: EJ757340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 23
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0952-8733
ICT Policies and Strategies in Higher Education in South Africa: National and Institutional Pathways
Cross, Michael; Adam, Fatima
Higher Education Policy, v20 n1 p73-95 2007
This paper focuses on policy initiatives and strategies used to promote the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in higher education in South Africa. It explores a wider international outlook and current debates in South Africa to map out an emerging South African perspective concerning the integration of ICT in higher education. It also provides a brief survey of key policy developments on e-education in general to contextualize the use of ICTs. In doing so, the paper addresses the following questions: What general goals do policy makers in South Africa express in national policy documents for the integration of ICT in the education system? What is the role of government regarding the use of ICT in higher education? What policies and strategies for ICT do leaders of South African higher education institutions develop? How do South African national priorities and higher education institutional strategies match?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa