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An investigation into the use of emerging technologies to transform teaching and learning across differently positioned higher education institutions in South Africa 2
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 156–161
This paper reports on a project which was initiated in 2011 and which aims to learn more about emerging technologies in higher education in South Africa and their potential impact on enhancing learning in an inequitable educational landscape. This...
Leveraging informal leadership in higher education institutions: A case of diffusion of emerging technologies in a southern context
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 6 (Nov 05, 2013) pp. 940–950
In the last decade, emerging technologies and transformative practices have diffused into higher education social systems in ways that formal leadership styles are increasingly stretched to both keep abreast of and to manage. While many scholars...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 4 (Jul 05, 2013) pp. 594–606
While technology has the potential to create opportunities for transformative learning in higher education, it is often used to merely reinforce didactic teaching that aims to control access to expert knowledge. Instead, educators should consider...
"Community Psychology Is for Poor, Black People": Pedagogy and Teaching of Community Psychology in South Africa
Equity & Excellence in Education Vol. 43, No. 4 (2010) pp. 495–510
The term "community" holds historical connotations of political, economic, and social disadvantage in South Africa. Many South African students tend to interpret the term "community" in ways that suggest that community and community psychology...
Students' Evaluations of the Use of E-Learning in a Collaborative Project between Two South African Universities
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning Vol. 56, No. 1 (July 2008) pp. 95–107
Online learning is increasingly being used in Higher Education, with a number of advantages to online learning being identified. One of these advantages is the suggestion that online learning provides for equality of opportunity. This article...
Community, Self and Identity: Participatory Action Research and the Creation of a Virtual Community across Two South African Universities
Teaching in Higher Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 131–143
Fourth year students in psychology and social work from two South African universities worked together across boundaries of race and class in a course which required them to engage in a personal reflexive way with issues of community and identity. A ...
Vivienne Bozalek; Daniela Gachago; Lucy Alexander; Kathy Watters; Denise Wood; Eunice Ivala; Jan Herrington
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 4 (Jul 05, 2013) pp. 629–638
It is now widely accepted that the transmission of disciplinary knowledge is insufficient to prepare students leaving higher education for the workplace. Authentic learning has been suggested as a way to bring the necessary complexity into learning...