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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Aug 31, 2018 Volume 14, Number 2

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Farmers’ knowledge, attitude, and perception of video-mediated learning vis-à-vis Farmer Field School on Striga weed management in Western Kenya

    Wycliffe Ongachi, Richard Onwonga & Hillary Nyanganga, University of Nairobi, Kenya; Sabina Wangia & Evans Chimoita,; Florent Okry, National University of Agriculture, Porto Novo, Republic of Benin

    Farmer education and perceptions have been neglected in extension science. Knowledge, attitude and perceptions on technologies are key and first steps in adoption process. While Video Mediated... More

  2. The constructs that influence students’ acceptance of an e-library system in Malaysia

    Liow Hwee, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Malaysia; John Yew, University of Malaya, Malaysia

    An e-library system provides convenience and extensive information to users. Although despite the use of advanced technologies and financial investment on electronic resources, previous researches ... More

  3. Technology and task-based language teaching (TBLT): Exploring pragmatics

    Ana Herraiz-Martinez, University Jaume I, Spain

    This paper focuses on the teaching of pragmatics in English as a Foreign Language classroom and how the traditional way of teaching languages can be challenged. It also aims to highlight the... More

  4. The discourse on ICT teacher professional development needs: The case of a South African teachers’ union

    Reuben Dlamini & Khanyisile Mbatha, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    The prevalence and adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools in education has often been guided by utopian perspectives without proper research to understand the schooling... More

  5. Learner retention in MOOC environment: Analyzing the role of motivation, self-efficacy and perceived effectiveness

    R Sujatha & D Kavitha, PSG Institute of Management, Tamil Nadu, India

    Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), an unconventional method of learning has paved way for educational opportunities for learners of all age groups at any time. However, evidence suggests that MOOC ... More

  6. A 3D playful framework for learning the components of a wind turbine, using Kinect

    Martín Hernández Reyna, J. Arellano Pimentel, Guadalupe Toledo Toledo & Miguel Hernández López, Universidad del Istmo

    In this paper, a playful 3D platform using Kinect as a natural means of user interaction to provide a useful teaching resource is described. This platform acquires knowledge of the components and... More

  7. Access and use of internet in teaching and learning at two selected teachers’ colleges in Tanzania

    Mussa Chirwa, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

    Recently, the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is inevitable especially in improving education system. It is on the basis of this reality that this paper... More

  8. From paper and pencil to mobile phone photo notes-taking among Tanzanian university students: Extent, motives and impact on learning

    Hamisi Mfaume, Margareth Bilinga & Rose Mgaya, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    This study examined the extent, motives and impact of mobile phone photo notes-taking on students’ learning at Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) in Tanzania. It employed the... More

  9. Social media use to transfer knowledge into practice and aid interaction in higher education

    Emily Bagarukayo, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

    Employers have criticised graduates for having inadequate skills to apply knowledge into practice. One of the causes of this challenge is the traditional teaching and learning methods which... More

  10. Information and communication technology use in higher education: Perspectives from faculty

    Seitebaleng Dintoe, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    ABSTRACT The paper discusses how the faculty finds it difficult to apply their experiences in teaching and use of information and communication technology (ICT) for teaching and learning at the... More

  11. Digital competence of Moroccan teachers of English

    Mourad Benali, Mehdi Kaddouri & Toufik Azzimani, University Mohammed I, Oujda, Morocco

    During recent years, digital competence has become a major concept in the discussion of which skills people should have in the knowledge society. Teachers’ digital competence is becoming a key... More