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  • The use of ICT at Kenyatta University. Johannesburg: South African Institute for Distance Education; Kampala: Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture.

    The Use of ICT at Kenyatta University brochure is one of a series that aims to showcase good practice in African higher education. It is intended for higher education decision-makers on the Continent and overseas. Each institution in this series has taken simple steps to solve basic fundamental problems and improve the level of education and service delivery in a context of limited resources... more

  • "The best part was the contact!": Understanding postgraduate students? experiences of wrapped MOOCs. Open Praxis. 9(2), 207?221.

    Explores the contribution of face-to-face, facilitated sessions to the learning experiences of wrapped MOOC participants. Interviews, surveys and course evaluations were analysed using the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework. more

  • Toward Sustainable Open Education Resources: A Perspective From the Global South

    This article seeks to contribute to the debate on OER. It critically examines the experiences of the Commonwealth of Learning in the creation and dissemination of OER and identifies lessons learned. It also suggests concrete ways in which various stakeholders can contribute to the sustainability of OER. more

  • E-readiness survey of Higher Education institutions in Kenya. Nairobi: Kenya Education Network.

    The main objective of this study was to assess the level of preparedness of Higher Education (HE) institutions in Kenya to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in teaching, learning, research, and management. Indirectly, it also assessed the capacity or readiness of these institutions to use electronic learning (e-learning) to improve quality of education and ultimately... more

  • Postgraduate students as OER capacitators. Open Praxis, 9(2), 223?234.

    Draws on the experiences of the Vice Chancellor?s Open Educational Resources Adaptation project in the University of Cape Town, which explored whether postgraduate students, with their blend of developing subject knowledge, greater time resources, and experience of teaching artefacts from both a learner?s and educator?s perspective, may be a valuable resource for lecturers or institutions... more

  • Educational Development in Kenya and the Role of Information and Communication Technology. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, 5(2).

    This article provides an insight into the state of educational development in Kenya and the role of ICT in narrowing the knowledge divide. It documents the progress made in educational development, while revealing the challenges faced. The article provides an overview of the historical and economic context, social factors, and the organization and state of education. more

  • Diffusion and adoption of Open Educational Resources. elearning Papers, 23.

    Provides insight into how to improve the diffusion of OER through (formal) institutional networks. It does so by examining two cases: (1) MORIL - the Multilingual Open Resources for Independent Learning task force, a Network of Practice that acted as a space for sharing and developing institutional OER strategies, and (2) TESSA - The Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa programme, an R... more

  • The Genesis and Emergence of Education 3.0 in Higher Education and it's Potential for Africa

    This paper presents a scenario in which education is approaching a potential tipping point, where major changes are about to happen as a result of developments in technology, social networking, deeper understanding of educational process, as well as new legal and economic frames of reference. more

  • Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE) and University of Dar-es-Salaam (UDSM), Tanzanaia: Integrating OER into Teacher Development Programmes: A Case Study. Nairobi: OER Africa, A SAIDE Initiative.

    This case study documents the background, process and outcomes of a collaboration between Mkwawa University College of Education, the University of Dar-es-Salaam and OER Africa in the period 2011 to 2014. more

  • The use and production of OER & OCW in teaching in South African higher education institutions: Case study. Open Praxis, 5(2), 102?121.

    Reports on the uses, the motivation for and perceived benefits of use, as well as the challenges of using or producing OER/OCW among academics at public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in South Africa (SA). Findings revealed widespread use of OER/OCW amongst respondents in their teaching endeavors, with a number of reported benefits. Findings also revealed respondents? educational... more

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