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De Silva, D. V. M. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is considered an important strategy for increasing educational access. However, students learning in ODL environments face many challenges. Studies have indicated that students with self-regulated learning (SRL) skills are more likely to succeed in ODL environments. Studies have demonstrated that through…
Descriptors: Self Management, Skill Development, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Alkema, Anne – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This paper outlines the scale of the adult literacy and numeracy issue in New Zealand and describes a policy intervention designed to upskill employees in workplaces to help resolve the issue for them. This is the Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WLN) Fund, which enables around 7000 employees a year to complete a 25- to 80-hour learning programme,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Literacy, Numeracy, Job Skills
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Grace, Ajetunmobi Funmilayo; Oladejo, Maruff Akinwale; Oladejo, Muhideen Adewale – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This correlational survey study examined professional development, participatory management, and teachers' job performance in public secondary schools in Ogun State, Nigeria. The sample size comprised 504 participants selected through a multi-stage sampling technique from 12,745 teachers in 217 public secondary schools. The study was guided by two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participative Decision Making, Faculty Development, Teacher Effectiveness
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Mnubi, Godfrey Magoti – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This paper highlights experiences of young mothers, victims of child, early and forced marriages (CEFM) as pertaining to their basic rights, social wellbeing and sustainable livelihood four years after their participation in the Girls Inspire project. CEFM is still a critical issue in Tanzania and one of the obstacles toward girls' and women's…
Descriptors: Marriage, At Risk Persons, Entrepreneurship, Program Effectiveness
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Ramjattan, Jeet; Chowdhury, Ataharul; Ganpat, Wayne – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
Agricultural extension agents are highly credited for their roles of providing advice to farmers and supporting their learning and decision-making to improve livelihoods. The use of appropriate methods to promote learning in developing countries, including Trinidad and Tobago, has often been highlighted as a development priority. Nevertheless,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Extension Education, Extension Agents, Agricultural Occupations
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Nitschke, Jan Jacobus; Louw, Wilhelmina – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
The Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) is a government-funded educational institution that provides study opportunities to adults and out-of-school youth. NAMCOL has adopted the Notesmaster platform as a learning portal for its secondary education programme. This study aims to share the NAMCOL experience, in using Notesmaster as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Open Educational Resources, Access to Education
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Chimpololo, Andrew – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This paper analyses the mediation of heutagogical practices using mobile devices in a teacher training programme in Malawi. Existing literature suggests that the use of mobile devices facilitates the development of heutagogy, an educational approach characterised by interdependent learning, double- and triple-loop learning and participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Mutisya, Sammy Muteti – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This study was carried out with 86 primary school teachers in Kenya's Narok County and explored factors affecting integration of ICT in teaching and learning. Multiple regression was used for data analysis. The results revealed that 32.5% of the variance was explained by the independent and extraneous variables (R[superscript 2] = 0.325, P =…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Information Technology, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Salmon, Gilly; van der Merwe, Antoinette; Schoonwinkel, Arnold – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This action research project describes the application of a large-scale collaborative learning design method to a major educational transformation programme at a South African university. Our findings determined that Carpe Diem learning design was an appropriate methodology for contributing to and creating key moments and movements…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Instructional Design
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Amini, Clifford M.; Oluyide, Oluwaseun P. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This research evaluated the ICT competencies of distance learning students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), as a pre-requisite for their effectiveness in a computer-based learning environment. 186 students (66 males and 120 females) responded to the questionnaire -- Learners' Competency in the use of ICT (LC in CT) -- which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Mtebe, Joel; Kissaka, Mussa M.; Raphael, Christina; Stephen, Josephine K. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
Africa is the most youthful continent in the world with approximately 20% of the global youth population, which is expected to increase by 42% by the end of 2030. This great number of youths, which could be used as a huge asset for the continent's economic growth and development, is largely unemployed. As a result, governments have introduced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Zhu, Meina; Bonk, Curtis J. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This mixed-methods study examines the design and delivery of MOOCs to facilitate student self-monitoring for self-directed learning (SDL). The data collection methods included an online survey (n = 198), semi-structured interviews of MOOC instructors (n = 22), and document analysis of MOOCs (n = 22). This study found that MOOC instructors viewed…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Karunanayaka, Shironica Priyanthi; Weerakoon, W. M. S. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme provides a framework for fostering digital education for lifelong learning by developing digital education leaders. The Faculty of Education at the Open University of Sri Lanka implemented an action research project to promote the adoption of C-DELTA among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Lifelong Learning
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Whitelock, Denise; Edwards, Chris; Okada, Alexandra – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
The EU-funded TeSLA project -- Adaptive Trust-based e-Assessment System for Learning (http://tesla-project.eu) -- has developed a suite of instruments for e-Authentication. These include face recognition, voice recognition, keystroke dynamics, forensic analysis and plagiarism detection, which were designed for integration within a university's…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Wolfenden, Freda; Adinolfi, Lina; Cross, Simon – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This case study concerns findings from a workshop with senior teacher educators from three Indian states as part of the TESS-India teacher professional development initiative. The workshop explored how open digital badges might be used to support, capture and validate changes in teachers' classroom practice. Workshop participants drew on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Technology
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