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Electronic Journal of e-Learning

2014 Volume 12, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Leapfrogging Pedagogy: A Design Approach to Making Change in Challenging Contexts

    Susan Crichton

    At a time of substantial change, globalization, and ubiquitous access to information, educators struggle to change even the most basic aspects of their classrooms. This is especially true for those... More

    pp. 3-13

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  2. An African Research Agenda for Computers in Education

    Johannes Cronje

    This article presents an overview of research into computers and education undertaken at a the University of Pretoria since 1995. It seeks to explore the patterns that have emerged and to indicate ... More

    pp. 14-28

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  3. Using Digital Counterstories as Multimodal Pedagogy among South African Pre-Service Student Educators to Produce Stories of Resistance

    Daniela Gachago, Franci Cronje, Eunice Ivala, Janet Condy & Agnes Chigona

    While digital storytelling has entered higher education as a vehicle to reflect on issues of identity and difference, there is a paucity of research framed by a critical perspective unpacking... More

    pp. 29-42

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  4. Integrating eLearning to Support Medical Education at the New University of Botswana School of Medicine

    Masego B. Kebaetse, Oathokwa Nkomazana & Cecil Haverkamp

    Since the enrolment of its first cohort of students in 2009, the University of Botswana School of Medicine (UB SoM) has employed elearning as a key element to support and strengthen its model of... More

    pp. 43-51

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  5. Mobile Learning: A Kaleidoscope

    Marlena Kruger & Riana Bester

    CTI is an accredited private higher education institution (university) with the Higher Education Council (HEC) in South Africa. Its head office is in Fourways, Johannesburg. CTI has 12 campuses... More

    pp. 52-76

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  6. JiFUNzeni: A Blended Learning Approach for Sustainable Teachers' Professional Development

    Brown Bully Onguko

    JiFUNzeni blended learning approach is a sustainable approach to provision of professional development (PD) for those in challenging educational contexts. JiFUNzeni approach emphasizes training... More

    pp. 77-88

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  7. Addressing Diversity in Health Science Students by Enhancing Flexibility through e-Learning

    Joy Penman & Jyothi Thalluri

    The technological advancements for teaching and learning sciences for health science students are embedded in the Thalluri-Penman Good Practice Model, which aims to improve the learning experiences... More

    pp. 89-100

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  8. Implementing Blended Learning at a Developing University: Obstacles in the Way

    Mswazi Tshabalala, Charity Ndeya-Ndereya & Tiana van der Merwe

    Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are striving to provide effective learning experiences to address the needs of the digitally-oriented generation of learners. Blended learning has emerged as a ... More

    pp. 101-110

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  9. "I Am Not a Person with a Creative Mind": Facilitating Creativity in the Undergraduate Curriculum through a Design-Based Research Approach

    Denise Wood & Carolyn Bilsborow

    Today's graduates need the skills to enable them to "persevere in the face of complexity and unresolvability" (McWilliam and Haukka 2008: 660), and to respond creatively in work... More

    pp. 111-125

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