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First level library and/or information science education and training at South African universities and technikons: developments in specialisation
The literature of the early 1990s observed a general lack of differentiation and specialisation at the basic qualification level in library and/or information science education and training in South Africa. This paper draws ...
An investigation of the impact of human cognition on the acquisition of computer programming skills by students at a university
This study aimed to explore the impact of cognitive ability on the understanding of computer programming by students enrolled for a programming course at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The rationale for this study is ...
Experimenting on the added value of M-learning for the teaching of word problems
The aim of this paper is to examine the use of Mobile Learning (M-learning) for the teaching of word problems. This aim is achieved by qualitatively analyzing interviews data from three second grade teachers from ...
The perceptions of small businesses in the implementation of cash management techniques
(International Foundation for Research & Development (IFRD), 2014-01)
The purpose of this paper is to ascertain the perceptions of small business owners on the implementation of cash management techniques in their businesses. This paper also highlights the importance of managing cash inflow ...
ILS: towards an alternative qualification model for information and libraries in the African context
It is important for Africa to blaze its own unique path in terms of developing ILS qualification models that would be realistic and relevant to the African context and, importantly, add value to African library and information ...
From library science to information science to knowledge management: providing contexts for LIS research
Library and Information Science (LIS) has traditionally been regarded as a social science. Hence LIS research is largely concerned with analyzing, interpreting and understanding LIS related aspects of the social world. ...
Developing a model to design and implement computer user interfaces in rural communities, an exploratory study
This thesis reports on original exploratory study that is aimed at contributing towards understanding of factors that influence Africa users support for alternative object metaphors for user interface icons. One of the ...
Kernel density feature points estimator for content-based image retrieval
Research is taking place to find effective algorithms for content-based image representation and description. There is a substantial amount of algorithms available that use visual features (color, shape, texture). Shape ...