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Investigating students’ behavioural intention to adopt and use mobile learning in higher education in East Africa
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 10, No. 3 (Aug 30, 2014)
Recent penetration of mobile technologies and its services in East Africa has provided a new platform for institutions to widen access to education through mobile learning. Mobile technologies provide learners with flexibility and ubiquity to learn...
Challenges and instructors’ intention to adopt and use open educational resources in higher education in Tanzania
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2014)
Higher education in Tanzania like in many other Sub-Saharan countries suffers from unavailability of quality teaching and learning resources due to lack of tradition, competence, and experience to develop such resources. Nevertheless, there are...
Investigating perceived barriers to the use of open educational resources in higher education in Tanzania
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr 01, 2014)
The past few years have seen increasingly rapid development and use of open educational resources (OER) in higher education institutions (HEIs) in developing countries. These resources are believed to be able to widen access, reduce the costs, and...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 228–233
A team of US (NSF-funded) and Finnish investigators have come together to leverage their currently funded work in measurement of game-based learning to take on a radically different approaches to the measurement of STEM learning. The Finnish-US...
Pekka Kallioniemi; Laura Pihkala-Posti; Jaakko Hakulinen; Mikael Uusi-Mäkelä; Markku Turunen; Pentti Hietala; Jussi Okkonen; Sanna Kangas; Roope Raisamo
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1299–1304
We present a collaborative language learning environment called Berlin Kompass, where two remotely located users communicate by speaking foreign language in the context of wayfinding tasks, one providing guidance to the other. The application is...
Laura Pihkala-Posti; Pekka Kallioniemi; Mikael Uusi-Mäkelä; Pentti Hietala; Jaakko Hakulinen; Markku Turunen; Jussi Okkonen; Sanna Kangas; Roope Raisamo; Tuuli Keskinen
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1381–1390
Current language pedagogy emphasizes concepts such as learner autonomy, agency and authenticity. ICT-technology opens up new possibilities to support these concepts. However, we feel that there have not been holistic solutions that would support the ...