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Learning Management System success: Increasing Learning Management System usage in higher education in sub-Saharan Africa ARTICLE

, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

IJEDICT Volume 11, Number 2, ISSN 1814-0556 Publisher: Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies

Abstract

Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been widely adopted by higher education institutions globally for over a decade. Institutions in sub-Saharan Africa now spend a significant proportion of their limited resources on installing and maintaining LMS. This expenditure continues to increase, raising questions as to whether LMS in these institutions are fulfilling their potential. The article investigates this question by analyzing the literature published on LMS usage from across the region. The article concludes by proposing strategies that can help institutions make more effective use of their LMS. The aim is to help institutions to identify effective strategies for supporting increased and cost-effective LMS usage.

Citation

Mtebe, J. (2015). Learning Management System success: Increasing Learning Management System usage in higher education in sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, 11(2),. Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies.

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