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The Role of Postgraduate Students in Co-Authoring Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Inclusion: A Case Study at the University of Cape Town
Distance Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (2012) pp. 253–269
Like many universities worldwide, the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa has joined the open educational resources (OER) movement, making a selection of teaching and learning materials available through its OER directory, UCT OpenContent. ...
Understanding ICT Integration in South African Classrooms. Research: Information and Communication Technologies
Perspectives in Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (December 2005) pp. 71–85
Integration of ICT into teaching and learning has risen on the South African education agenda, particularly with the release of the White Paper on e-Education in 2003. This empirical paper draws on survey data from the evaluation of the Intel[R]...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 1321–1341
There has been extensive investment by governments and individual schools in interactive whiteboard technology in developed countries premised on the assumption that their use in education will impact positively on learners’ achievements. Developing ...
Online debating to encourage student participation in online learning environments: A qualitative case study at a South African university
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jul 30, 2005) pp. 94–104
The use of computer-mediated communication in higher education presents opportunities for students to be part of an online learning community irrespective of their geographical location. However, students do not always avail themselves of this...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 5, No. 5 (Oct 24, 2009) pp. 101–116
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide a range of opportunities to share educational materials and processes in ways that are not yet fully understood. In an extraordinary development, increasing numbers of traditional and...
Student Perceptions of the Creation and Reuse of Digital Educational Resources in a Community Development-Oriented Organisation
Journal of Learning for Development Vol. 5, No. 1 (2018) pp. 22–39
This case study explores students' perceptions of the creation and reuse of digital teaching and learning resources in their work as tutors as part of a volunteer community development organisation at a large South African University. Through a...
"It's Not Their Job to Share Content": A Case Study of the Role of Senior Students in Adapting Teaching Materials as Open Educational Resources at the University of Cape Town
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 10, No. 2 (2013) pp. 135–147
Inspired by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's landmark decision to make its teaching and learning materials freely available to the public as OpenCourseWare (OCW), many other higher education institutions have followed suit sharing...