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University of Johannesburg
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 4, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 11–19
I argue that although university lecturers delve into the “shallow waters” of e-learning, they do not do so in sufficient depth and resign themselves to the perpetuation of cognitivist, behaviorist, and objectivist forms of knowledge without...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1994–1997
This paper reports on a study in progress presently being conducted at the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Participants in the study are online lecturers at RAU who consider themselves to be experienced face-to-face...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1958–1964
This paper reports on how an educational intervention assisted in finding a place for learning technologies in accounting education. Guided by a design-based methodology, this paper firstly verifies the problems associated with accounting education...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1753–1760
Getting postgraduate students to engage in fieldwork and to write up research in the form of a research essay has been problematic in the past. Students at this level have been exposed to aspects of research methodology, data collection and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3056–3064
This paper reports on research where student reflections were used to derive design principles for the transformation of an undergraduate module to better address issues around the use of educational technologies in teaching and learning. The...
A Theoretically Driven Teaching and Research Framework: Learning Technologies and Educational Practice
Educational Studies Vol. 40, No. 4 (2014) pp. 361–376
The emphasis of this paper is on the derivation of design principles from qualitative analysis of student reflections based on their participation in authentic, collaborative and technology-mediated activities. This paper reports on the initial...
Educational Studies Vol. 37, No. 5 (2011) pp. 503–512
Assessment is an important cornerstone of education. A world trend in staying abreast of the latest developments in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) has led to an increased demand for electronic assessment in education...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1–7
This paper reports on the conceptualization and design of a set of documents and procedures to streamline the task of ethical review by an Academic Ethics Review Board within a Faculty of Education at a South African University. The motivating...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1326–1331
With increased access to digital technologies and the omnipresent nature of social media applications and online services new concerns for ethical research practice arise. Currently children and youths are at the forefront of the adoption of new...
“You are poisoning us” and other myths of technology integration: Professional development of the pre-service teacher
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 202–207
This paper reports on the reflections of lecturers in an undergraduate course in an education faculty focusing on the national imperative to incorporate education technologies into the teaching and learning of student teachers. The emphasis of this...
Educator competence in integrating computers for teaching and learning within the framework of the GautengOnline project
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3265–3272
This paper reflects the findings of a study conducted to assess educators' competence in integrating computers for teaching and learning purposes at selected primary school. This School, situated in Soweto, Gauteng - South Africa, was the first...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 276–281
This paper reports on the use of expansive learning cycles as a heuristic to describe the technology use of teachers in selected independent schools in the Johannesburg region of South Africa. The emphasis is on the re-visiting of a 2009 study in...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 2175–2180
This article reports on a research project to determine how technology could be optimally implemented to assist postgraduate education students in their studies to ultimately promote transformative learning and practice. The focus of this article is ...
Topics: Teaching/Learning Strategies
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 2076–2082
The Centre for Academic Technologies at the university implemented a framework for teaching and learning contributing to the ideals of the university teaching and learning strategy. The purpose of this framework was to not only explain the...
Topics: pedagogical issues
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3199–3205
Emerging technologies are changing human beings and the social matrix in which they interact. The emergence of educational technologies in an urban South African School is drives the activities of teachers engaging with these technologies and as...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 857–861
21st century educators require many competencies and are encouraged to become digitally literate, integrate technology into teaching and learning, use technologies to deepen knowledge, and employ them for professional learning. This paper reports on ...
Attitudes and Behavioural Intention of Academic Staff regarding Learning Management Systems at selected Nigerian Universities
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2021 (Jul 06, 2021) pp. 59–68
This research explores the attitudes and behavioural intention of academic staff at selected Nigerian universities related to learning management system (LMS) use. Previous studies have shown that academic staff in Nigeria have little or no interest ...
Novice designers of online learning: A contribution to principles for instructionally effective online learning design.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1995–1996
This paper reports on a study conducted at the Rand Afrikaans University in Johannesburg, South Africa. The study aims to determine to what extent novice online instructors can advance contemporary knowledge of instructional design in an online...
Topics: Instructional Design
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1635–1641
Surfing Safely is an educational initiative designed to equip learners at a Jewish Orthodox Private School with sufficient knowledge to appreciate benefits and risks of electronic media at school. The initiative dealt basically with Internet safety. ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2021 (Jul 06, 2021) pp. 280–284
The focus of this research was on the role of ICTs in collaboration amongst teachers in five secondary mathematics departments. Data was collected through an online form, which was largely defined from a previously utilized social network survey for ...
How mini-internships facilitate transfer of learning in academic courses in Instructional Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4064–4069
This paper explores transfer of learning between classroom context and a mini-internship in a Masters course in Instructional Technology at a university in Johannesburg, South Africa. Students learn about the field through a curriculum with content...
Investigating lecturers changing epistemologies and pedagogies during engagement with e-learning in an education faculty
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2880–2887
Abstract: This paper reports on methodologies implemented in a study to investigate how engagement with e-learning reflects possible change in epistemology and pedagogy of lecturers in an education faculty. Lecturers have begun to question their ...
A multi-pronged approach for supporting in-service educators with the integration of educational technology in a South African context
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 644–648
The ubiquity of the use of ICT in education in developed countries does not extent to developing countries like South Africa. However, several initiatives exist that are changing this, and currently South Africa is the most wired country on the...
Rags to Riches and Conflict on the Playground: Contrasting Narratives of E-Learning in an Education Faculty
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1700–1707
We have argued before that personal learning experiences and, to a degree, the teaching experiences of lecturers could be seen as directive indicators of their e-learning uptake. We have also proposed that their 'narrative situatedness' is where we...
Topics: Educational Technology