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Are Secondary Schools in Botswana Conducive Environments for ICT-supported Teacher Professional Development
World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Vol. 2007, No. 1 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1326–1330
Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have a potential to improve learning through transmission of quality content and enhanced communication. In particular, online communities of practice are known to broaden and deepen learning...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jan 11, 2011) pp. 161–179
Connectivism is receiving acknowledgement as a fresh way of conceptualising learning in the digital age. Thus, as a relatively new instructional framework, it is imperative that research on its applicability and effectiveness in a variety of...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 4 (Aug 21, 2009)
This paper explores a case of teacher professional development in Botswana where a blended learning solution was attempted. The analysis of the implementation environment reveals deficiencies in policy, schools (workplaces), and training providers....
Using the ICARE model for Micro-level Course Organisation at the University of Botswana: A Preliminary Investigation.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education Vol. 2009, No. 1 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 129–139
Micro-level course organisation is one of the key pedagogical elements of an online course. This paper investigates one approach of organising online course sessions, the ICARE model. The paper briefly reviews the literature and makes an analysis of ...