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Penjor, Sonam; Zander, Pär-Ola – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
This study investigates the significance of Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations (DOI) theory with regard to the use of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB). The focus is on different adoption types and characteristics of users. Rogers' DOI theory is applied to investigate the influence of five predictors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms, Prediction, Case Studies
Schuelka, Matthew John – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Bhutan is a small country in the Himalaya that has experienced rapid societal changes in the past 60 years. Perhaps the most significant change in Bhutan has occurred in its educational system, which grew from a very limited presence in 1961 to now serving the entire youth population of Bhutan. With this massive increase in educational service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Inclusion, Case Studies
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Gyamtso, Deki; Maxwell, T. W. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2012
In Bhutan relatively few studies at the higher education level have been done and fewer still reported in international journals. This pilot study highlights the present practices and culture of teaching and learning at one of the teacher education colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB). It looks broadly across the issues of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Qualitative Research, Student Evaluation, Focus Groups
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MacPherson, Seonaigh; Ghoso, Dawa Bhuti – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2008
This study examines the multilingual and multiliteracy practices of a group of Tibetan female youths from South Asia (India, Bhutan, Nepal) newly arrived in Toronto, Canada (N = 24). The main data are derived from a questionnaire surveying their language practices across contexts indicating the roles of education, community, and society in…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Ideology, Foreign Countries, Literacy