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Chirume, S.; Thondhlana, S. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has come up with the technology platform known as MyVista which can be used to fulfil teaching and learning activities online. However, it appeared that when the MyVista platform became fully operational from 2017, both students and staff members faced a lot of challenges. To investigate these challenges, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sokwane, Lentswe; Adekanmbi, Gbolagade – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Due to a perception that the quality of their certificates was in question, students of the Gaborone Technical College (GTC), along with their counterparts in similar institutions, went on a strike in 2016. Based on a subsequent case study of the college, completed in 2018, this article examines the quality question in technical education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Postsecondary Education, College Students
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Gani, Faisa – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2019
Learning management systems (LMSs) provide possibilities to facilitate online teaching and learning; to create communities of inquiry, support dialogue and collaborative learning; and reduce students' sense of disconnectedness in distance learning. Nevertheless, studies show that LMSs are often under-utilized. This article reports on lecturers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Integrated Learning Systems, Distance Education
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Alyami, Huda Y.; Assiri, Eman A. – International Education Studies, 2018
The present study aims to identify the most significant roles of the invisible web in improving academic research and the main obstacles and challenges facing the use of the invisible web in improving academic research from the perspective of academics in Saudi universities. The descriptive analytical approach was utilized in this study. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Online Searching, Educational Research
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Acquah, Prince C.; Asamoah, Jack N.; Konadu, Daniel D. – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
Geographic Information System (GIS) continue to play very important role in improving spatial thinking skills of graduates from higher educational institutions. However, teaching and learning of GIS at the technical university level in Ghana remains very limited due to some implementation challenges. This paper reviews the implementation of GIS in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Information Systems, 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
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Muhametjanova, Gulshat; Cagiltay, Kursat – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine enablers and barriers to the technology integration into education based on the example of the situation at the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University as reported by students and instructors. The study employed the mixed-methods research design, combining data obtained from 477 student and 57 instructor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2015
The growth of online education has slowed down among community colleges, but it is still outpacing overall enrollment, while the quality of the education offered has improved from a pale imitation to a worthy competitor, administrators say. More than 5.5 million community college students enrolled in distance education programs in 2013-14,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Community Colleges, Technology Uses in Education, Two Year College Students
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Gyamfi, Samuel Adu; Gyaase, Patrick Ohemeng – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The increasing utilization of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in addressing various societal needs has catalysed the need to deploy this all important tool in education in developing countries to address the need of the increasing student enrolment in universities. This study was conducted to assess students' perception of blended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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Okopi, Fidel Onjefu; Odeyemi, Olajumoke Janet; Adesina, Adewale – Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The study has identified the areas of strengths and weaknesses in the current use of Computer Based Learning (CBL) tools in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institutions in Nigeria. To achieve these objectives, the following research questions were proposed: (i) What are the computer-based learning tools (soft and hard ware) that are actually in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Distance Education, Internet
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Ishtaiwa, Fawzi Fayez; Khaled, Ahmed; Dukmak, Samir – International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 2015
In this qualitative study, faculty members' perceptions of the integration, affordances, and challenges of mobile learning (m-learning) were investigated through semi-structured interviews. The results showed that participants' integration of m-learning varies and tends to focus on select activities. At the same time, participants recognized…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Technology Integration, Affordances
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Ricketts, Kate; Pringle, Judith K. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
This exploratory study of female general staff across New Zealand universities examined career motivation, subjective discrimination and home and occupational salience. Career development and aspirations and multiple home and community commitments were examined through a self-administered online questionnaire. Skill recognition, a good…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Occupational Aspiration, Females
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Sorensen, Pete; Twidle, John; Childs, Ann – Teacher Development, 2014
In many countries, governments are keen to persuade teachers at all levels to seek to enhance the learning of their students by incorporating information and communication technologies within their classrooms. This paper reports on the development of collaborative approaches to supporting use of the Internet by Post Graduate Certificate of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Internet, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Buchanan, Tom; Sainter, Phillip; Saunders, Gunter – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2013
This study examines factors associated with the use of learning technologies by higher education faculty. In an online survey in a UK university, 114 faculty respondents completed a measure of Internet self-efficacy, and reported on their use of learning technologies along with barriers to their adoption. Principal components analysis suggested…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Internet, Factor Analysis
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Bankole, Olubanke M. – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2013
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the extent and level of internet access and use among scientists at Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, Nigeria, its impact on their academic activities and the constraints faced in internet use. Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire survey with all the 125 scientists in the Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientists, College Faculty, Internet
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