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Nnazor, Agatha I. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
Transnational Education (TNE) has potential for expanding access to higher education in Africa, which has chronic high rates of unmet demand for access. Paradoxically, African higher education institutions (HEIs) have the least participation in TNE. There is a dearth of systematic understanding of the factors that influence the participation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Universities
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Wambugu, Patriciah W. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study intends to present a bespoke teacher professional development MOOC designed by Teacher Education for Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) team that allows MOOCs to become a viable means offering cost-effective, quality professional teacher development. TESSA is a network of teachers and teacher educators, working to improve classroom teaching in…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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van de Laar, Mindel; Rehm, Martin; Achrekar, Shivani – Transformation in Higher Education, 2017
African PhD fellows who are interested in completing (part of) their research in Europe cannot always afford to leave their place of residency for prolonged periods of time. Yet, young researchers from African countries might be searching for particular guidance from experts in their field that might not be accessible in their home countries.…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Communities of Practice, Foreign Countries
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Pretorius, Rudi; Lombard, Andrea; Khotoo, Anisa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: Inquiry-based approaches can potentially enrich sustainability learning in any educational context, more so in open and distance learning (ODL--perceived as theoretically inclined) and in regions of educational need (such as the Global South, of which Africa forms part). The purpose of this paper is to map the benefits and challenges of…
Descriptors: Open Education, Distance Education, Role, Sustainability
Aji, Sandeep – Educational Technology, 2016
One of the most explosive areas of growth in the field of higher education is currently in emerging international markets. In developing nations, lack of access to high-quality teachers and educational materials is often the key obstacle preventing students from gaining the skills and knowledge they need to pursue new opportunities and advance in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
Moon, Bob; Villet, Charmaine – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the present and future impact of digital learning on teacher education in Sub-Saharan Africa. The focus of the report is student-teachers and teachers, and its central argument is that existing institutional structures will be insufficient to meet the scale of demand for well-prepared,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Student Teachers, Teacher Qualifications
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Santally, Mohammad – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
The aim of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of the African Leadership in ICT (ALICT-LATIC) course delivery model, offered by the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiatives (GESCI) from a quality assurance perspective taking into account the delivery model, cultural context, and the distributed nature of the programme and its…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Information Technology, Educational Quality, Blended Learning
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Haaranen, Ari; Saarti, Jarmo; Miettola, Juhani; Erkkilä, Arja T. – Africa Education Review, 2016
The HEI-ICI project involves cooperation between the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and three African partners. The main aim of the project, now in its fourth year, has been to develop education in health sciences and to improve the quality of teaching. The target has been to develop the skills of selected junior faculty from the Public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Partnerships in Education, Educational Development
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Murgor, Titus Kiptoo – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
A significant number of the universities and higher educational institutions have adopted the latest technology and implemented it productively, for the development of skilled human resource in respective area of specialization, as part of their responsibility. Information and communication Technology (ICT) has grown tremendously around the globe…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Barriers
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Ali, Shameem; King, Arthur – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study looks at the satisfaction of tertiary students with their institution's library services with the aim of identifying study and learning related impediments and challenges faced by students from poor backgrounds. A study of this type is important because educators need to understand that information technology adoption and implementation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Student Needs, Postsecondary Education
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Mtebe, Joel S. – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been widely adopted by higher education institutions globally for over a decade. Institutions in sub-Saharan Africa now spend a significant proportion of their limited resources on installing and maintaining these systems. This expenditure continues to increase, raising questions as to whether LMS in these…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Cost Effectiveness, Expenditures, Electronic Learning
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Mtebe, Joel S.; Raisamo, Roope – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Recent penetration of mobile technologies and its services in East Africa has provided a new platform for institutions to widen access to education through mobile learning. Mobile technologies provide learners with flexibility and ubiquity to learn anytime and anywhere via wireless Internet. However, far too little research has been conducted to…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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van de Bunt-Kokhuis, Sylvia; Weir, David – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight how future teaching in business schools will probably take place in an online (here called 24/7) classroom, where culturally diverse e-learners around the globe meet. Technologies such as iPhone, iPad and a variety of social media, to mention but a few, give management learners of any age easy…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Teaching Methods, Leadership, Arabs
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Maringe, F.; Foskett, N.; Woodfield, S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
We know little about how internationalisation processes are understood, rationalised and prioritised in different parts of the world. A global survey of internationalisation in universities was undertaken at the University of Southampton to fill this gap. Its purpose was to discover how strategic leaders in universities in different parts of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Studies, Models, Questionnaires
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El Yacoubi, Nouzha – Africa Education Review, 2013
In the past, common people were expected to have skills in reading, writing and arithmetic to succeed to have a job. Philosophy and/or Science were required for reaching a high position and belonging to the national elite. In this new millennium, information, knowledge, science and technology constitute a real power, and an educated person is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Change, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
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