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Jongile, Sonwabo – International Journal on E-Learning, 2022
The identification of predictor variables for students at-risk of dropping out of university has received increased attention in higher education settings internationally concerning the context of origin in which they are developed and the different academic context in which they are introduced, often lacking schema-theoretic perspectives to offer…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, At Risk Students, Potential Dropouts, College Students
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Hendricks, Natheem – International Journal on E-Learning, 2012
This article contributes to the debate about e-learning as a form of adult education. It is based on the experiences of South African students, describes and analyses group interaction in an intercontinental Masters in Adult Education Programme which uses a computer electronic platform as the primary medium for learning and teaching. The article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Adult Education, Cooperative Learning
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Gerstein, Jackie – International Journal on E-Learning, 2011
Twitter, the micro blogging tool, has seen unprecedented growth in the past year and is expected to continue into the future. Twitter's power, engagement, and popularity lie in its endless networking opportunities. Its potential as a venue for professional growth and development needs to be explored, discussed, and ultimately used as such. A brief…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Kinuthia, Wanjira; Dagada, Rabelani – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
This article reports on the findings of a research study that was conducted to explore the types of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in use in higher education in South Africa. Specifically, the goal of the study was to explore how e-learning is being used for teaching and learning purposes. Data were collected from interviews with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Design, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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Fresen, Jill – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
This article reports on a case study of the e-learning production unit at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Phase 1 of the study, completed in 2003, was the design and development of a process-based quality management system for web-supported learning (WSL) using a basic ISO 9000 approach (University of Pretoria, 2003). The second phase,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Management Systems
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Sherry, Lorraine; Cronje, Johannes; Rauscher, Willem; Obermeyer, Gary – International Journal on E-Learning, 2005
Typically, online conversations within a university course or a community of professionals tend to take the form of a dialogue or discussion focusing on a given theme. The two different cases presented here are quite different, despite being goal-related. Cronje and Rauscher explored the affective domain of email messages sent during an online…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses, Distance Education