Category Archives: E-Learning

Open Source Software for Scholarly Communication in Africa – a Case Study of AJOL

Scholarly research outputs from the developed Global North are not always relevant or appropriate for Africa’s higher education and developmental needs. African researchers need access to the continent’s own scholarly papers, and must also contribute to the international online academic … Continue reading

Posted in E-Learning, ICT and Education, ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa | Leave a comment

Asynchronous and Synchronous e learning modes in African higher education

Abstract. The study investigates factors that affect collaboration of African students in an e learning environment. Asynchronous and synchronous e learning communities are investigated to find the most suitable one for distance learners in developing African countries. A quasi experimental … Continue reading

Posted in E-Learning, ICT and Education, ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Multimedia Learning | Leave a comment

Academic Advising Decision Support System for Nigerian Universities

Purpose: Due to the rapid growth of Universities in Nigeria over the past several years, there have been complaints regarding the student advising process. Thus leading to inadequate and inappropriate advise to student. The purpose of this research is to … Continue reading

Posted in E-Learning, ICT and Education, ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa | Leave a comment

A Mobile Phone Platform for Online Learning And Interaction in Nigerian Universities

Abstract. A College Portal (CP) is one of the technologies developed to run on the internet platform for the purpose of carrying out varieties of services that can be accessed by students. Such services include online admission process, online school … Continue reading

Posted in E-Learning, ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Multimedia Learning | Leave a comment

Using a Multimedia Case Study Approach to Communicate Information Technology Concepts at the Graduate Level

Learning-Driven Factors, constructs that show the intrinsic value of the instructional materials to the end-user, have been found to be fundamental in improving a learner’s higher order cognitive skills needed to communicate technical concepts like those in Information Technology (IT). Communicating IT concepts at the graduate level could be a difficult albeit challenging task when faced with a heterogeneous class made of students with varied backgrounds in IT. Continue reading

Posted in E-Learning, Multimedia Learning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Identification of Factors that Lead to Perceived Learning Improvements for Female Students

ast research has shown that females have more negative attitudes toward engineering and technology than do males. These negative attitudes may explain the decreasing number of females choosing technical careers. Past studies have shown that a change in learning environments and the methods by which learning takes place might foster a change in this situation. Continue reading

Posted in E-Learning, Multimedia Learning | Tagged , , | Leave a comment