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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Feb 28, 2010 Volume 6, Number 1

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Defining innovation: Using soft systems methodology to approach the complexity of innovation in educational technology

    Glenda Cox, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    This paper explores what educational technologists in one South African Institution consider innovation to be. Ten educational technologists in various faculties across the university were... More

    pp. 5-13

  2. Blogging at university as a case study in instructional design: Challenges and suggestions towards professional development

    Johnnie Muwanga-Zake, Mitchell Parkes & Sue Gregory, University of New England, Armidale, Australia

    Although the potentials of ICT such as blogs seem to be obvious, universities find challenges in using them pedagogically. For example, there is dissonance between blogging and pedagogy, or rather ... More

    pp. 14-29

  3. Development of an educational interactive video-DVD on dairy health management practices

    Vidya Palakkal & Manivannan Chinnaiyan, Madras Veterinary College, India

    A study was carried out to design, develop and test an educational interactive video-DVD on dairy health management practices. Design for the provision of menus and sub-menus in the developed video... More

    pp. 30-39

  4. Computer interest, approval and confidence of secondary school students in three selected local governments of Lagos State (Nigeria): Implications for global computerization

    Olusegun Adebowale, Dept. of Educ. Founds and Couns., Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Nigeria., Nigeria; Israel Adewale, Dept. of Local Government Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Nigeria., Nigeria; Folasade Oyeniran, Dept. of Educational Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Nigeria., Nigeria

    Nigerian secondary school graduates are not normally examined for their proficiency at computer and internet use but are repeatedly required to employ such skills in applying for certification and ... More

    pp. 40-52

  5. Availability and usage of ICTs and e-resources by livestock researchers in Tanzania: Challenges and ways forward

    Consolata Angello, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania; Evans Wema, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    A study was conducted to investigate the accessibility and use of e-resources in Tanzania. The methodology adopted for the study was survey in which questionnaires, interviews and observations were... More

    pp. 53-65

  6. The importance of introducing a course on information and communication technologies for development into the information technology curriculum

    Walid Al-Ahmad, New York Institute of Technology, Amman Campus, Jordan

    This paper studies the role and the importance of ICT4D education in Information Technology programs. The research included the students who attended an ICT4D course at NYiT Amman Campus in the... More

    pp. 66-75

  7. On the development of a computer based diagnostic assessment tool to help in teaching and learning process

    Afaq Ahmad, Ahmed Al-Mashari & Ali Al-Lawati, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    This paper presents a computer based diagnostic tool developed to facilitate the learning process. The developed tool is capable of generating possible error syndromes associated with the answers... More

    pp. 76-87

  8. A comparative evaluation of two interventions for educator training in HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Li-Wei Chao, University of Pennsylvania, USA, United States; Jeff Gow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Olagoke Akintola, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Mark Pauly, University of Pennsylvania, USA, United States

    The purpose of this study was to compare two different methods to teach educators about HIV/AIDS. Sixty educators were selected from eight schools in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, to... More

    pp. 88-101

  9. Modeling computer usage intentions of tertiary students in a developing country through the Technology Acceptance Model

    Eben Afari, UG/CSIR, Ghana; Akwasi Achampong, Methodist University College, Ghana

    This study aims to examine the computer usage intentions of Ghanaian Tertiary Students. The Technology Acceptance Model was adopted as the theoretical framework to ascertain whether it could help... More

    pp. 102-116