NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Did you mean over?
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ssajjakambwe, Paul; Setumba, Christopher; Kisaka, Stevens; Bahizi, Gloria; Vudriko, Patrick; Kabasa, John D.; Kaneene, John B. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
One of the cornerstones of the AgShare program is the application of an information loop of action research in the training of graduate students to generate new and practical educational materials and interventions for creating open education research (OER) modules for teaching at universities, and for designing interventions and training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Resource Units, Shared Resources and Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hassen, Jemal Yousuf – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
Graduate programs in agriculture in developing countries such as in Ethiopia are often designed in cognizance of the need for skilled manpower for agricultural development. In Ethiopia, the contribution of graduates of agricultural graduate programs to the attempt to transform smallholder agriculture has become a matter of urgency in the face of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Masters Programs, Resource Units
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Muniafu, Maina; Wambalaba, Francis; Wanyama, Walter; Nduati, Gidraph; Ndirangu, Dalton – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
Agriculture is the mainstay of Kenya's economy and contributes significantly to the gross domestic product. A great majority of this contribution comes from smallholder farmers who paradoxically face numerous obstacles ranging from a lack of support structures to poor policies and inadequate resources. A major challenge is assisting these farmers…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Administrator Education, Rural Areas, Extension Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Geith, Christine; Vignare, Karen – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
The aim of AgShare is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of science-based teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum. Shared innovative practices are emerging through the AgShare projects, not only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Resource Units, Shared Resources and Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Jimes, Cynthia; Weiss, Shenandoah; Keep, Renae – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
This article presents a case study of the adoption and use of open textbooks by three high school teachers in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The textbooks, collaboratively authored and distributed through the South African initiative, Siyavula, are available online and are openly licensed, allowing teachers to freely use, modify,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Adoption (Ideas), Electronic Publishing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Kaneene, John B.; Ssajjakambwe, Paul; Kisaka, Stevens; Miller, RoseAnn; Kabasa, John D. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
The AgShare Phase I Program, conducted at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, was formed to create open education resources for teaching and community development through action research. The study was conducted by an interdisciplinary team of investigators from fields of veterinary medicine and agri-business. Two master of science students…
Descriptors: Action Research, Open Source Technology, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries