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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1963–1971
The aim of this paper is to explore how e-learning can be delivered and consumed in the future using new technologies. First, this paper presents the current state of e-learning and then discusses various issues and problems with e-learning...
Open Praxis Vol. 5, No. 4 (Nov 26, 2013) pp. 301–313
This research describes the predicted outcomes of a Kenyan Cloud School (KCS), which is a MOOC that contains all courses taught at the secondary school level in Kenya. This MOOC will consist of online, ongoing subjects in both English and Kiswahili. ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1319–1325
The overarching aim of this research was to study how mobile technology can catalyze informal learning and bridge the gap between informal and non-formal learning. In this study 30 Kenyan elite runners were equipped with an Android smartphone and...
HIVE (Hypermedia Interactive Virtual Environment) – Utilizing HTML5 and instructional design to improve online learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3259–3265
The aim of this paper is to summarize the challenges faced in online learning and the instructional design of online learning tools brought about by the emergent technologies of HTML5. The argumentation draws on an overview of contemporary research...
Frontrunners in ICT: Kenyan runners’ improvement in training, informal learning and economic opportunities using smartphones
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 10, No. 4 (Dec 31, 2014)
The primary aim of this research was to study how mobile technology shapes, changes, and develops informal learning outside the classroom and school environment. In this study we provided each of the 30 Kenyan elite runners with a simple Android...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 397–402
This paper sets out to inform how technology can be designed to support formal workplace training by acknowledging the context of every day work. The research in this paper follows the approach of design science research and a design theory for e...
Topics: Distance/Flexible Education
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 822–826
This brief paper concerns the design of real-time collaborative systems adhering to a nomadic work- and study practice Nomadic practices can be characterized as having a heterogeneous workplace, working or studying from different locations during a...
Topics: Tools & Systems
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1580–1586
A MOOC is a trending concept in education that is disrupting traditional methods of learning consumption. The emergence and use of MOOCs for professional teacher development is still uncommon, but on the verge of gaining a foothold. Research...
Communication and Collaboration Gaps among PhD Students and ICT as a Way Forward: Results from a Study in Sweden
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 237–244
The low completion rate and slow progress in PhD education have been highlighted in many studies. However, the interaction problems and communication gaps that PhD students encounter make this attempt even more challenging. The aim of this study is...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 3 (May 16, 2016)
Many research studies have highlighted the low completion rate and slow progress in PhD education. Universities strive to improve throughput and quality in their PhD education programs. In this study, the perceived problems of PhD education are...