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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Apr 19, 2013 Volume 9, Number 1

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Large-Scale 1:1 Computing Initiatives: An Open Access Database

    Jayson Richardson, Scott Mcleod, Kevin Flora & Nick Sauers, University of Kentucky, United States; Sathiamoorthy Kannan, University of Malaya, Malaysia; Mehmet Sincar, University of Gaziantep, Turkey

    This article details the spread and scope of large-scale 1:1 computing initiatives around the world. What follows is a review of the existing literature around 1:1 programs followed by a... More

    pp. 4-18

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  2. Interactive whiteboard for primary schools in Mauritius: An effective tool or just another trend?

    Goonesh Bahadur, University of Mauritius, Mauritius; Deorani Oogarah, Primary School, Mauritius

    Mauritius is among the few African countries where the interactive whiteboard has been implemented in all primary schools. This has been possible thanks to the Sankoré project, an initiative of... More

    pp. 19-35

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  3. Integrating problem-based learning with ICT for developing student-teachers’ content knowledge and teaching skill

    Mehdi Karami, Shahid Madani University of Azerbaijan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Zohreh Karami, Farhangian University of Hamadan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mohammad Attaran, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Professional teachers can guarantee the progress and the promotion of society because fostering the development of next generation is up to them and depends on their professional knowledge which... More

    pp. 36-49

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  4. Doctors online: learning using an internet based content management system

    Darren Pullen, University of Tasmania, Australia

    The past century has seen spectacular gains in the breadth and depth of medical knowledge, but the potential of these gains has been hampered by a slow system of disseminating knowledge. Over the... More

    pp. 50-63

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  5. ‘Digital natives’: An Asian perspective for using learning technologies

    DM Kennedy, James Cook University Australia, Singapore Campus, Singapore; R Fox, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Students entering universities in the 21st century have been described variously as digital natives, the millennial generation or the net generation. Considerable study has occurred around the... More

    pp. 65-79

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  6. Building agricultural extension services system supported by ICTs in Tanzania: Progress made, Challenges remain

    Camilius Sanga, Department of Informatics,Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania; V Kalungwizi & C Msuya, Department of Agricultural Education and Extension,Sokoine University of Agricul, Tanzania

    This paper presents the results of the project which aim at building a radio based impact driven small farner extension service system. Early studies show that without fully farmers participation... More

    pp. 80-99

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  7. Using Self-Efficacy to measure primary school teachers’ perception of ICT: results from two studies

    Francesca Fanni, Isabella Rega & Lorenzo Cantoni, Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland

    The aim of this article is twofold. First, the final results of two research projects, which investigated the impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on primary schools teachers in... More

    pp. 100-111

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  8. Complexity of ICT in education: A critical literature review and its implications

    Jo Fu, National Institute of Education, Singapore

    This review summarizes relevant research on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education. Specifically, it reviews studies that have touched upon: (a) the merits of ICT... More

    pp. 112-125

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