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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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Orwenjo, Daniel Ochieng; Erastus, Fridah Kanana – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
Kenya, like many African countries, has faced enormous challenges in the production of and access to quality relevant teaching and learning materials and resources in primary and secondary school classrooms. This has been occasioned by a plethora of factors which include, but are not limited to, lack of finances, tradition, competence, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Shared Resources and Services, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Simui, F.; Thompson, L. C.; Mundende, K.; Mwewa, G.; Kakana, F.; Chishiba, A.; Namangala, B. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
This case study focuses on print-based instructional materials available to distance education learners at the University of Zambia. Using the Visual Paradigm Software, we model distance education learners' voices into sociograms to make a contribution to the ongoing discourse on quality distance learning in poorly resourced communities. Emerging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Instructional Materials, Printed Materials
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Karunanayaka, Shironica P.; Naidu, Som; Rajendra, J. C. N.; Ratnayake, H. U. W. – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Much is said about the importance of reflective practice especially in the professions. Yet much of what happens as part of reflective practice in the professions such as teaching is most of the time left to chance. Reflective practice allows practitioners to see the link between theory and practice by thoughtfully considering their own…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Reflection, Electronic Learning
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Nkuyubwatsi, Bernard – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Academics' engagement in Open Educational Practices (OEPs) is critical for opening up higher education. It is in this perspective that the willingness to engage in such practices among academics in Rwandan public higher education was investigated with an agenda to trigger responsive actions. Via convenience/availability and volunteer sampling, 170…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Shared Resources and Services, Instructional Materials
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Nabushawo, Harriet Mutambo; Aguti, Jessica Norah; Winterbottom, Mark – Journal of Learning for Development, 2016
This paper examines the place of public libraries in supporting distance learners in Makerere University, exploring the factors which affect utilisation of their services. The study adopted a survey design with 300 B.Ed. students, collecting data through focus group discussions, structured questionnaires and individual interviews.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Libraries, Distance Education, Library Services
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Kruse Vaái, Emma – Journal of Learning for Development, 2016
The following article examines the beginnings of open distance learning and use of OER by the National University of Samoa Faculty of Education to address an identified national need for more teachers and to improve their quality. It highlights related challenges in the training of teachers and how different and new modes of learning are not…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Resources, Teacher Effectiveness, Distance Education
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Santally, Mohammad Issack; Cooshna-Naik, Dorothy; Conruyt, Noel; Wing, Caroline Koa – Journal of Learning for Development, 2015
This paper describes a social partnership model based on the living lab concept to promote the professional development of educators through formal and informal capacity-building initiatives. The aim is to have a broader impact on society through community outreach educational initiatives. A Living Lab is an environment for user-centered…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Partnerships in Education, Innovation, Faculty Development
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Tanyanyiwa, Vincent Itai; Mutambanengwe, Betty – Journal of Learning for Development, 2015
The teaching and designing of modules at Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is the principal responsibility of a single body of teaching staff, although some authors and content reviewers could be sourced from elsewhere if they are not available in ZOU. This survey, through a case study, examines the involvement of lecturers and staff in the…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Open Universities, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah – Journal of Learning for Development, 2014
The Ministry of Education in Guyana has prioritised increasing the number of qualified teachers by providing opportunities to both pre- and in-service teachers to gain relevant qualifications. This paper describes the process used to redesign the teacher training curriculum in Guyana to achieve the goals of a newly-developed ICT Professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Babu, Suresh Chandra – Journal of Learning for Development, 2014
This paper documents the experience and lessons from implementing an e-learning program aimed at creating multidisciplinary research capacity. It presents a case study of bringing together a multidisciplinary group of professionals on-line to learn the skills needed to be a successful researcher in the context of HIV/AIDS and food security…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Capacity Building, Research Skills