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Makoe, Mpine; Shandu-Phetla, Thulile P. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
This paper examines how WhatsApp can be used to build learning communities and facilitate interaction, through the lens of Ubuntu -- an African concept of humanness, which means that an individual person owes his or her existence to the existence of others. The Afrocentric concept of Ubuntu and interaction work concomitantly towards the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Interaction, African Culture, Distance Education
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Paskevicius, Michael; Hodgkinson-Williams, Cheryl – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
This case study explores students' perceptions of the creation and reuse of digital teaching and learning resources in their work as tutors as part of a volunteer community development organisation at a large South African University. Through a series of semi-structured interviews, student-tutors reflect on their use and reuse of digital…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Community Development, Community Organizations, Student Attitudes
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Hodgkinson-Williams, Cheryl Ann; Trotter, Henry – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
At the heart of the open educational resources (OER) movement is the intention to provide affordable access to culturally relevant education to all. This imperative could be described as a desire to provide education in a manner consistent with social justice which, according to Fraser (2005), is understood as "parity of participation".…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Shared Resources and Services, Culturally Relevant Education, Equal Education
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Baijnath, Narend – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
Education is at the core of South Africa's national development. The National Development Plan recognizes the potential of education to transform individuals and drive attainment of other development goals. The country's higher education system is characterized by low participation and high attrition. This presents challenges for the attainment of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Economic Development
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Ngubane-Mokiwa, S. A.; Khoza, S. B. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2016
Innovative teaching is a concept based on student-centred teaching strategies. Access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects has not been equitable due to use of traditional teaching strategies. These strategies tend to exclude students with disabilities who can effectively learn in environments that appropriately and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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Baijnath, Narend – Journal of Learning for Development, 2014
As part of the endeavor to reposition itself in the open distance and e-learning arena, the University of South Africa (UNISA) has designed and developed six modular courses (one module per College) referred to as "Signature Courses". The focus of these modules is on a student-centred online teaching and learning approach; extensive…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Curriculum Development, Learning Modules, Distance Education