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Gendered access to and uses of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in South Africa: higher education experiences in the Western Cape
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 31–38
Research about gender differences in computer access and use is contradictory. At one level it has been suggested that the gap between male and female use of ICTs no longer exists; at another that the differences have become more subtle. This paper...
Use of Electronic Observation Tools: Improving Classroom Teacher Effectiveness Through Data Driven Supervision
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1970–1977
This paper is a description of a research project on the use of computer based electronic observation tools in the supervision of student teachers. A team of researchers are conducting a series of observations of pre-service teachers in public...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan 29, 2013)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3093–3094
This session will present the findings of a multiple-setting exploration into the use of portable technology to gather data on teacher and student classroom behavior by administrators, classroom teachers, and special educators. Observers gathered...
Using Personal Mobile Devices to increase flexibility and equity in learning in resource constrained contexts.
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 22, No. 2 (Dec 13, 2018) pp. 18–31
This paper examines how in a resource constrained context, access to personal mobile devices for first year university students increases their flexibility of learning and creates a environment of greater inclusivity at University. In 2016, at the...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan 29, 2013) pp. 44–53
Research into South African students' digitally mediated learning and social practices revealed a subgroup termed “digital strangers,” students lacking both experience and opportunities, who had barely used a computer and who did not have easy...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jul 30, 2005) pp. 42–56
In the past few years, concepts of the digital divide and theories of access to ICT have evolved beyond a focus on the separation of the 'haves' and the 'have nots' to include more than just physical access to computers. Researchers have started...
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 7, No. 3 (Oct 13, 2014) pp. 50–55
Much focus has been given to the Net Generation and how they learn and interact with the world. In our Centre we faced the interesting challenge of working with Net Generation graduates, and inducting them into the world of work in the emerging...
A study of the relationship between institutional policy, organisational culture and e-learning use in four South African universities
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 1 (August 2009) pp. 121–131
This article investigates the relationship between policy (conceptualised as goals, values and resources), organisational culture and e-learning use. Through both qualitative and quantitative research methods, we gathered data about staff and...
Access to computers: Factors hindering and encouraging use of computers for teaching and learning in five regional higher education institutions in South Africa
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1800–1805
Abstract: During March and April 2004 academic staff at 5 higher education institutions in the Western Cape, South Africa, responded to a survey on their access to ICT's and how they used them for teaching and learning . This paper examines the...
Topics: Physical Education
Studies in Higher Education Vol. 35, No. 5 (August 2010) pp. 513–528
This article considers the problematic question of student plagiarism, its causes and manifestations, and how it is addressed in academic environments. A literature survey was conducted to establish how higher education institutions approach these...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (July 2009) pp. 75–88
Drawing on Archer's perspectives on the agency/structure relationship, this paper explains situations where students in varied, challenging circumstances find ways to negotiate difficult conditions. It reports on a 2007 study undertaken through a...
Online Content Creation: Looking at Students' Social Media Practices through a Connected Learning Lens
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 41, No. 1 (2016) pp. 140–159
As the boundaries between technology and social media have decreased, the potential for creative production or participatory practices have increased. However, the affordances of online content creation (OCC) are still taken up by a minority of...
Open Praxis Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jun 29, 2017) pp. 207–221
Mandated to provide support to postgraduate students, the Office of Postgraduate Studies at the University of Cape Town operates in a context characterised by limited funding and resourcing, varied student preparedness for postgraduate study, and...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 12, No. 3 (Dec 31, 2016)
Ugandaâs higher education system has generally been criticized for concentrating on theory leading to a mismatch between training received and practical skills required by employers. Studies have documented the inability of graduates from some...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 2 (September 2009) pp. 234–242
This study describes the results of a survey and a description of instructional technologies in place in the social sciences in South African Universities. Lecturers in the social sciences reported a well-established practice of information and...
ENCOMPASS Project: From Content Enhancement to Classroom Implementation documented via Reflective E-portfolios
Evelyn R Brown; Cheryl Willis; Theron Brown; Stephanie Sanders; Mattie Wilkinson; Tamica Kirby; Opera Lewis
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1919–1928
This paper descriptively through multimedia e-portfolios chronicles perspectives from participants’ viewpoint of a recent externally funded professional development project to enhance mathematics and science teachers’ content knowledge as well as...
Interprofessional infection control education using standardized patients for nursing, medical and physiotherapy students
Marian Luctkar-Flude; Diana Hopkins-Rosseel; Cherie Jones-Hiscock; Cheryl Pulling; Jim Gauthier; Amanda Knapp; Sheila Pinchin; Cecilia A. Brown
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 2, No. 1 (March 2016) pp. 25–31
Health professions students may apply infection control principles poorly within complex clinical situations. Providing opportunities to practice these skills in simulated health care contexts may improve knowledge and transfer to improved...
Using Computerized Games to Teach Face Recognition Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The "Let's Face It!" Program
James W. Tanaka; Julie M. Wolf; Cheryl Klaiman; Kathleen Koenig; Jeffrey Cockburn; Lauren Herlihy; Carla Brown; Sherin Stahl; Martha D. Kaiser; Robert T. Schultz
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol. 51, No. 8 (August 2010) pp. 944–952
Background: An emerging body of evidence indicates that relative to typically developing children, children with autism are selectively impaired in their ability to recognize facial identity. A critical question is whether face recognition skills...
The Perception and Identification of Facial Emotions in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using the "Let's Face It!" Emotion Skills Battery
James W. Tanaka; Julie M. Wolf; Cheryl Klaiman; Kathleen Koenig; Jeffrey Cockburn; Lauren Herlihy; Carla Brown; Sherin S. Stahl; Mikle South; James C. McPartland; Martha D. Kaiser; Robert T. Schultz
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol. 53, No. 12 (December 2012) pp. 1259–1267
Background: Although impaired social-emotional ability is a hallmark of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the perceptual skills and mediating strategies contributing to the social deficits of autism are not well understood. A perceptual skill that is...
Glen Bull; Marshall George; Melanie Shoffner; Cheryl Mason Bolick; John Lee; Janice Anderson; David Slykhuis; Joe Garofalo; Robin Angotti; Elizabeth West; Mary Herring; Sara Dexter; Abbie Brown; Mark Hofer
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 115–121
Representatives from ten specialty professional associations affiliated with the National Technology Leadership Coalition (NTLC) are collaborating with Microsoft Corporation to develop an innovative professional development opportunity for teacher...