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Chirume, S.; Thondhlana, S. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has come up with the technology platform known as MyVista which can be used to fulfil teaching and learning activities online. However, it appeared that when the MyVista platform became fully operational from 2017, both students and staff members faced a lot of challenges. To investigate these challenges, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ogunniran, Moses Oladele; Longlong, Hou; Adu, Emmanuel Olusola – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study compared students and lecturers perspective of university entrance examination using the Chinese Gaokao and Nigeria WAEC/UTME education system as a case study. Five objectives with five research questions were generated for this study and a descriptive survey research design of the ex-post facto type were used to answer the research…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Higher Education, College Entrance Examinations, Case Studies
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Kapaanda, Liisa Ndapewa; Benedict, Olumide Henrie – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Research strategy is at the top agenda of universities' strategic planning. It has been argued that aligning employees' actions with the organisational strategic goals is one of most critical success factors of strategy implementation. Despite much discussion among scholars and practitioners, there is still limited knowledge on how universities…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Alignment (Education), Organizational Objectives, Strategic Planning
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Borja, Ruben E., II – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
Teachers all over the world are now facing the challenges of the 21st century education as they face the 21st century learners. To cope up with the demands of the 21st century education, teachers, most especially teachers in the Colleges of Education, need to possess the 21st century characteristics. This study was conducted to assess the extent…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Characteristics, Schools of Education, Faculty Development
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Makina, A.; Madiope, M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
In the last few decades teaching strategies and delivery methodologies have been challenged tremendously by rapidly changing social needs and perpetually changing global realities transformed by among others innovative technologies. However, little research has been done to identify the feelings and experiences by lecturers during the change…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Social Change
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Elahi, Nasrin; Adineh, Mohamad; Rasooli, Zahra – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
Evaluation is the heart of any educational program. In nursing education, ensuring the competence of nursing graduates is of particular importance. The main objective of this study was to investigate teacher nurses' experience about student evaluations in clinical settings and classrooms. The experiences of 28 educators were collected until data…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Credibility
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Tiruneh, Wudie Atnaf; Petros, Philipos – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
In Ethiopia, female students' participation at all levels of education is increasing at an alarming rate. On the other hand, the numbers of female students who graduate from higher learning institutions are still less as compared with their male counter parts due to different factors. This study was conducted with the objective of assessing major…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Influences
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Aurah, Catherine M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This research demonstrates that the experience of international students on U.S. university campuses is replete with cultural, social, relational, work-related and linguistic challenges. This study explored the experiences of two international graduate students from Africa (male = 1, female = 1) as they adjusted to campus life at a Mid-Western…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Foreign Countries
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Vlachopoulos, D. – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
Since the beginning of the use of the e-learning concept in the 1990s, in the context of the information and knowledge society, there has been an explosion of different interpretations and approaches in Higher Education. This range of different interpretations and approaches can lead to a confusing and even contradictory situation given the many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Baniabdelrahman, Abdallah – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
This study attempted to investigate the effect of the use of co-teaching, being the teacher native or nonnative, and the students' language proficiency level on first year university students' achievement in English. The sample of the study consisted of twelve male students' classroom sections, four sections of level one, four sections of level…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Native Language, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)