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Asuman, Baguma; Khan, Md. Shahadat Hossain; Clement, Che Kum – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This article reports on the barriers encountered by teachers and the possible solutions to the integration of web-based learning (WBL) into higher educational institutions in Uganda. A total of 50 teachers in the departments of ICT, management, and social sciences from five different universities were purposively selected. A self-designed…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Information Technology, Web Based Instruction, Higher Education
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Stover, Bert; Lubega, Flavia; Namubiru, Aidah; Bakengesa, Evelyn; Luboga, Samuel Abimerech; Makumbi, Frederick; Kiwanuka, Noah; Ndizihiwe, Assay; Mukooyo, Eddie; Hurley, Erin; Lim, Travis; Borse, Nagesh N.; Bernhardt, James; Wood, Angela; Sheppard, Lianne; Barnhart, Scott; Hagopian, Amy – Journal of Research Practice, 2018
We report on the implementation experience of carrying out data collection and other activities for a public health evaluation study on whether U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) investment improved utilization of health services and health system strengthening in Uganda. The retrospective study period focused on the PEPFAR…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Health, Data Collection, Program Implementation
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Sabi, Humphrey M.; Uzoka, Faith-Michael E.; Mlay, Samali V. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The paradigm shift ensuing from cloud computing diffusion has moved organizations from traditional datacentre hosting to the cloud. Many university staff and students in western developed countries have leveraged cloud computing to enhance and improve teaching, research and collaboration without need for on-campus presence. Universities in…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Storage, Information Management, Computer Uses in Education
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Lau, Charles Q.; Baker, Melissa; Fiore, Andrew; Greene, Diana; Lieskovsky, Min; Matu, Kim; Peytcheva, Emilia – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2017
Survey researchers are increasingly concerned that the presence of other people (bystanders) may affect data quality in structured, face-to-face survey interviews. In this article, we study bystanders using data from 15,309 face-to-face surveys about technology from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Brazil and Guatemala. Our analysis (1) describes the…
Descriptors: Surveys, Researchers, Information Technology, Correlation
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Miller, Ann Neville; Nalugya, Evangeline; Gabolya, Charles; Lagot, Sarah; Mulwanya, Richard; Kiva, Joseph; Nabasaaka, Grace; Chibita, Monica – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2016
Although mounting evidence in Western nations indicates that entertainment media influence young people's sexual socialisation, virtually no research has addressed the topic in sub-Saharan Africa. The present study employed 14 focus groups of Ugandan high school students to identify media through which they were exposed to sexual content, how they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Popular Culture, Leisure Time
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Tijdens, Kea; Steinmetz, Stephanie – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2016
Whereas the sample composition biases of web surveys have been discussed extensively for developed countries, studies for developing countries are scarce. This article helps to fill that gap by comparing similar non-probability-based web surveys (WEB) and probability-based face-to-face (F2F) surveys both to each other and to the labor force. An…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Probability, Surveys, Test Bias
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Asiimwe, Edgar Napoleon; Grönlund, Åke – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
Mobile learning involves use of mobile devices to participate in learning activities. Most e-learning activities are available to participants through learning systems such as learning content management systems (LCMS). Due to certain challenges, LCMS are not equally accessible on all mobile devices. This study investigates actual use, perceived…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Management Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
Baptista Nunes, Miguel, Ed.; McPherson, Maggie, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2014, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Lisbon, Portugal July 15-19, 2014). The e-Learning 2014 conference aims to address the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ssekakubo, Grace; Suleman, Hussein; Marsden, Gary – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2013
Purpose: This paper aims to present findings of a study that was carried out to identify strategies of enabling learners in developing countries to fully exploit the potential of learning management systems (LMSs). The study set out to: identify the services of learning management systems that are most needed and desired by university learners in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Integrated Learning Systems, College Students
Bourn, Douglas; Cara, Olga – Development Education Research Centre, 2013
Linking between schools in the United Kingdom and schools in sub-Saharan Africa has been a feature of the educational landscape for more than twenty years, but became a government priority between 2000 and 2010. Whilst the interest in Ireland was less, both countries resourced linking programmes primarily as a means of raising awareness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Models, Educational Cooperation
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Kahiigi, Evelyn Kigozi; Vesisenaho, Mikko; Hansson, Henrik; Danielson, Mats; Tusubira, F. F. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2012
The educational culture in most developing countries is lecturer-centred with lecturers as providers of information and students as receivers of information. This approach has impacted on student's ability to seek and create knowledge to support their learning process. A collaborative learning approach that promotes students process of inquiry,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Internet, Computer Science Education
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Glazier, Rebecca A. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2011
Despite the growing availability and popularity of simulations and other active teaching techniques, many instructors may be deterred from using simulations because of the potentially high costs involved. Instructors could spend a preponderance of their time and resources developing and executing simulations, but such an approach is not necessary.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Political Science, Teaching Methods, Simulation
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Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Bull, Sheana; Kiwanuka, Julius; Ybarra, Michele L. – Health Education Research, 2011
The increase in cell phone use has manifested a growing interest in using this technology for health promotion. The portability and "always on" features of the cell phone, along with increasing capability for the devices to carry and transfer data suggest that they will reach more people than computers and the Internet in coming years.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Promotion, Prevention, Audiences