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Pete, Judith; Mulder, Fred; Neto, Jose Dutra Oliveira – Open Praxis, 2017
In order to obtain a fair "OER picture" for the Global South a large-scale study has been carried out for a series of countries, including Kenya. In this paper we report on the Kenya study, run at four universities that have been selected with randomly sampled students and lecturers. Empirical data have been generated by the use of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Shared Resources and Services, College Faculty, College Students
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Makarchuk, Tatyana – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Spreading of interactive applications for mobile devices became one of the trends of IT development in 2015-2017. In higher education mobile applications are being used to advance the productivity of professors and students, which raises the overall quality of education. In the article SkyDrive, GoogleDisk mobile applications' features for group…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Duan, Yuchao – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Cloud computing is considered a new frontier in the field of computing, as this technology comprises three major entities namely: software, hardware and network. The collective nature of all these entities is known as the Cloud. This research aims to examine the impacts of various aspects namely: cloud computing, sustainability, performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Leh, Amy – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
A graduate course, ETEC543 ("Technology and Learning I"), was revised to better serve increasing new student population, international students, in an academic program. Project-based learning, Google Docs, and instructional strategies fostering diversity and critical thinking were incorporated into the course redesign. Observations,…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Lim, Jane See Yin; Agostinho, Shirley; Harper, Barry; Chicharo, Joe F. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The use of digital technologies in higher education has been driven by a number of underlying assumptions about the affordances of the available technology for social interaction and learning. This trend has not only been advocated by administrators who may argue for digital technologies as a catalyst for pedagogical change and engagement, but…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Networks, Foreign Countries
Mambetakunov, Ulanbek; Ribaudo, Marina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This paper reports on a short survey and a training course offered to the faculty members of the University of Genova with the aim of driving the users of the university Learning Management System in the transition from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2, transition that took place in August 2012. The survey has been administered to lectures and staff to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning
Mora, Raúl A. – Online Submission, 2011
Using both data from my dissertation and ideas from my most recent research and academic projects, this paper will discuss some challenges and potential opportunities that the inextricable links between literacy and technology pose for second language educators in this decade and beyond. In the first part of this paper, I will describe a series of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Literacy, Teacher Education Programs