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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Jun 14, 2014 Volume 10, Number 2

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Revisioning Information and Communication Technology (ICT4D) at Comparative & International Education Society (CIES): A five-year account (2009 ~ 2013)

    Haijun Kang, Kansas State University, USA

    The purpose of this paper is to provide an account of how Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has evolved as a key topic and research area at the Comparative and International Education ... More

    pp. 6-18

  2. ICT Oriented Toward Nyaya: Community Computing in India’s Slums

    Erik Byker, Stephen F. Austin State University

    In many schools across India, access to information and communication technology (ICT) is still a rare privilege. While the Annual Status of Education Report in India (2013) showed a marginal... More

    pp. 19-28

  3. Sociotechnical Narratives in Rural, High-Poverty Elementary Schools: Comparative Findings from East Texas and South India

    Erik Byker, Stephen F. Austin State University

    The article’s purpose is to compare case studies of computer technology use at two rural elementary schools across two international settings. This study uses the Social Construction of Technology ... More

    pp. 29-40

  4. Sustaining a Nepali Telecenter: An Ethnographic Study Using Activity Theory

    Jeffrey Lee, Azusa Pacific University; Paul Sparks, Pepperdine University

    While advances have made it possible for the average Nepali to access mobile phones, computers, and digital cameras, barriers continue to impede access. Like other governments, Nepal responded in... More

    pp. 41-62

  5. Unsystematic Technology Adoption in Cambodia: Students’ Perceptions of Computer and Internet Use

    Jayson Richardson, John Nash & Kevin Flora, University of Kentucky

    This study was designed to understand how upper secondary school students in Cambodia perceive the use of computers and the Internet. Data were collected from students in three urban upper... More

    pp. 63-76

  6. ICT and Instructional Innovation: The Case of Crescent Girls’ School in Singapore

    Linda Shear, SRI International; Richard Koh, Crescent Girls' School; Deepa Patel, SRI International; Gucci Trinidad, SRI International, USA; Chen Tan & Stephanie Png, Crescent Girls' School

    This paper describes a global professional development program called 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD), which helps teachers design academic lessons that integrate opportunities for students to... More

    pp. 77-88

  7. The Effect of Using XO Computers on Students’ Mathematics and Reading Abilities: Evidences from Learning Achievement Tests Conducted in Primary Education Schools in Mongolia

    Shinobu Yamaguchi, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Javzan Sukhbaatar, Institute of Finance and Economics; Jun-ichi Takada, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Khishigbuyan Dayan-Ochir, World Bank Mongolia

    In 2008, Mongolia took part in One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project. Since that time, over 10,000 students in grades 2-5 in 43 primary education schools are using XO computers. This paper presents... More

    pp. 89-102

  8. Increasing Student Engagement in Math: The use of Khan Academy in Chilean Classrooms

    Daniel Light & Elizabeth Pierson, Education Development Center: Center for Children and Technology

    Khan Academy, an online platform offering educational videos and exercises in different content areas, has awakened intense interest among foundations, multilateral organizations, policy makers,... More

    pp. 103-119

  9. Planning and Evaluating ICT in Education Programs Using the Four Dimensions of Sustainability: A Program Evaluation from Egypt

    Sarah Pouezevara, Sabry Mekhael & Niamh Darcy, RTI International

    This paper presents the findings from a program evaluation of an ICT in education project within the USAID-funded Girls Improved Learning Outcomes (GILO) program. The evaluation uses a framework of... More

    pp. 120-141

  10. Ten Guiding Principles for Designing Online Modules that Involve International Collaborations

    David Porcaro, Seward Incorporated; Carol Carrier, University of Minnesota

    As ideas and personnel flow across borders, there are many opportunities for instructional designers to collaboratively design online modules with international teams. These collaborations can take... More

    pp. 142-150