Integrating technology and pedagogy for inquiry-based learning: The Stanford Mobile Inquiry-based Learning Environment (SMILE)
- Mobiles for literacy in developing countries: An effectiveness framework. Wagner, Daniel; Castillo, Nathan; Murphy, Katie; Crofton, Molly; Zahra, Fatima // Prospects (00331538);Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p119
In recent years, the advent of low-cost digital and mobile devices has led to a strong expansion of social interventions, including those that try to improve student learning and literacy outcomes. Many of these are focused on improving reading in low-income countries, and particularly among the...
- Giving children voice in the design of technology for education in the developing world. Gelderblom, Helene // South African Computer Journal;Oct2014, Vol. 54, p34
Of the numerous projects that involve ICTs to solve the problems of the developing world, many are unsuccessful. Reasons reported in the literature include lack of attention to how the human and social systems need to adapt to the new technologies, problems with the intent of the initiators, and...
- Mobile learning in the last mile. Banks, Ken // Prospects (00331538);Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the rise of mobile technology and the educational uses of this technology and offers the opinion that too often this technology is not available in developing countries. Topics discussed include the potential of mobile phones to improve education in developing countries,...
- E-learning Opens Door to the Global Community: Novice Users' Experiences of E-learning in a Somali University. Omer, Mohammed; Klomsri, Tina; Tedre, Matti; Popova, Iskra; Klingberg-Allvin, Marie; Osman, Fatumo // Journal of Online Learning & Teaching;Jun2015, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p267
E-learning has become one of the primary ways of delivering education around the globe. In Somalia, which is a country torn within and from the global community by a prolonged civil war, University of Hargeisa has in collaboration with Dalarna University in Sweden adopted, for the first time,...
- E-learning changing the face of Africa. // e.learning age;Jun2012, p4
The article focuses on the eLearning Africa's 2012 report presented during the eLearning Africa conference in Cotonou, Benin, which provided snapshot on the impact of information and communications technology (ICT) and improved connectivity.
- Message from the Guest Editors: Information and Computer Technology (ICT): Exploring Its Impact on Education. Gu, Yuego; Tang, Jinlan // Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics (De Gruyter);Mar2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3
An introduction to this issue is presented in which the editor discusses the impact of information & computer technology (ICT) on education, e-learning programmes by Chinese universities, and a literacy initiative called "cyber rush" in China.
- Engage with e-learning's future. Williams, Peter // e.learning age;Feb2012, p1
The author addresses the challenges in implementing e-learning in information communications technology (ICT) education, where he believes that e-learning professionals should seek aid from learning and development sectors to enable success implementation of e-learning solutions.
- Editorial. DE CASTRO, ADELA DE CASTRO; HAYDAR, JORGE MIZUNO // Zona PrÃ³xima;ene-jun2011, Issue 14, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss reports within the issue on topics including mobile technology on education, information and communications technology and metacognition.
- Editorial: ICT and e-learning in secondary and tertiary education. Marshall, Stewart; Taylor, Wal // International Journal of Education & Development using Informati;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including a study on the integration of electronic learning (e-learning) in higher education, screen reading habits among college students, and information and communication technologies (ICT).