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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Dec 30, 2018 Volume 14, Number 3

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 13

  1. The Teachers’ Portal as a tool for teachers’ professional development in Bangladesh: Facilitating nationwide networking and digital multimedia content for 40,000 schools

    Henrik Hansson, Stockholm University, Sweden; Sabiha Sultana, Government Teachers’ Training College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh; Afzal Sarwar, Faruque Ahmed & Ramiz Uddin, a2i Programme, Prime Minister’s Office, Bangladesh; Pushpita Saha, Oxfam, Bangladesh; G Islam, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh; Mohammad Islam, a2i Programme, Prime Minister’s Office, Bangladesh

    The Teachers’ Portal (teachers.gov.bd) is an online platform for Bangladeshi teachers designed to store and retrieve digital educational contents of different subjects useful for classroom teaching... More

  2. Exploring assistive technology tools and e-learning user interface in Tanzania’s vocational education institutions

    Dalton Kisanga, Deusdedith Wambura & Finian Mwalongo, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology, Tanzania

    Students with hearing impairment (HI) face challenges in learning including accessing educational information electronically. This study sought to assess assistive technology tools and existing e... More

  3. Enhancing engineering education through technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK): A case study

    Patrick Mutanga & Jacob Nezandonyi, Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe; Crispen Bhukuvhani, Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe

    This study analysed the status of TPACK knowledge and its impact on the quality of technical and engineering education. The research was a case study of 20 lecturers who were purposefully sampled... More

  4. Academic Safety and Health (ASH) requirements for ICT usage by PhD students in developing countries: A case of University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Makerere University (Uganda)

    Juma Masele, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Sumaya Kagoya, Makerere University Business School, Uganda

    The socio-economic effects of poor safety and health computer working environment are enormous to not only users but also their enterprises at large. This study examined universities’ devotion... More

  5. Can Khan Academy e-learning video tutorials improve mathematics achievements in Sri Lanka?

    bilesha Weeraratne, Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka; Brian Chin, Asian Development Bank, Philippines

    This study evaluates the impact of Khan Academy (KA) video tutorials in a blended learning environment for ninth grade students in Sri Lanka. The 632 treatment group students followed KA during 2-3... More

  6. Factors that affect the acceptance of new technologies in the workplace: a cross case analysis between two universities

    Dimitra Skoumpopoulou, Northumbria University, UK, United Kingdom; Adam Wong, Peggy Ng & Man Lo, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    The introduction of a new IT application within an organisation represents change, and the acceptance of such change starts with the individual end users since they are the ones that often resist... More

  7. Redesigning local games to stimulate pupils’ interest in learning numeracy skills in Tanzania

    Zitto Godfrey & Joel Mtebe, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania

    The lack of interest and negative attitude in learning mathematics have been described as one of the cause for the continue poor performance of the subject in primary schools and beyond in Tanzania... More

  8. Student teachers’ and tutors’ perceptions of the use of online resources for promoting critical thinking

    Alcuin Mwalongo, Dar es Salaam University College of Education, Tanzania

    The study examined student teachers’ and tutors’ perceptions of the use of uploaded resources for promoting critical thinking in three public universities in Tanzania. A sample of 69 participants... More

  9. English teachers’ perceptions of text to speech software and Google site in an EFL Classroom: What English teachers really think and know

    Dwi Oktalia & Nur Drajati, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia

    21st century learning may help teachers in getting various listening material easily. Eventhough it is easy to get listening materials, there is no guarantee that every listening material will meet... More

  10. Using a mobile application to support students in blended distance courses: A case of Mzumbe University in Tanzania

    Ramadhani Shemahonge, Mzumbe University, Tanzania; Joel Mtebe, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania

    This study presents a mobile system designed to support students’ learning process and to conduct formative assessment for blended distance courses offered by several universities in sub-Saharan... More

  11. A shift from traditional pedagogy in Nepali Rural Primary Schools? Rural teachers’ capacity to reflect ICT policy in their practice

    Karna Rana & Janinka Greenwood, University of Canterbury, UK, United Kingdom; Wendy Fox-Turnbull, University of Waikato, New Zealand; Stuart Wise, University of Canterbury, UK, United Kingdom

    This article reports a study of primary teachers’ experiences of using digital technologies in rural primary schools in Nepal, particularly the training they received, the resources they can access... More

  12. The effect of e-mail and WhatsApp on Jordanian EFL learners' paraphrasing and summarizing skills

    Ruba Bataineh, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan; Kafa Bani Khalaf & Abdallah Baniabdelrahman, Yarmouk University

    This study examines the potential effect of an eight-week e-mail- and WhatsApp-based instructional treatment on 45 Jordanian EFL tenth-grade students' paraphrasing and summarizing skills. Three... More

  13. Perceived usefulness, ease of use and adequacy of use of mobile technologies by Nigerian university lecturers

    Nathaniel Samuel, Samuel Onasanya & Charles Olumorin, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

    This paper investigated the university lecturers’ perceived usefulness, ease of use and adequacy of use mobile technologies for research collaboration in South-west, Nigeria. Lecturers in the... More