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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...
Pekka Kallioniemi; Laura-Pihkala Posti; Jaakko Hakulinen; Markku Turunen; Tuuli Keskinen; Roope Raisamo
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 43, No. 4 (2015) pp. 429–450
This article presents an innovative, gameful, multimodal, and authentic learning environment for training of oral communication in a foreign language--a virtual adventure called Berlin Kompass. After a brief presentation of the pedagogical and...