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The making of CourseMaker, a web-based shell program which can be set up by the teacher to run online courses
CourseMaker is an HTML shell program which was developed by the presenter as part of a Ph.D. research project on CAI/written composition, but which can be used for a variety of other instructional purposes. CourseMaker ...
From social algorithm to pedagogical application: some implications for educational software.
Educational software geared to literacy development is too often based on what computer programs can do rather than on any deep-level consideration of the social process involved or how social processes are learned. As ...
Mechanism and software design: the use of a stochastic social-process algorithm in the design of a writing tutor program.
One of the chief difficulties in designing effective courseware for improving writing proficiency is that composing, like other forms of human communication, is a complex social process with little or no agreement as to ...
Modelling social algorithms as design templates for educational software
Education involves a process of initiating learners into complex socio-cultural processes which may vary from culture to culture and even between institutions within the same culture, making it difficult to design versatile ...
Modelling writing as the basis for a writing tutor computer program.
To provide the basis for a writing tutor program which could be used in a variety of contexts, a modelling process was followed which produced both a practical and a theoretical model of writing. While the practical model ...
Blended learning as a response to change in a merged technikon: an account of three modes of delivery in a web-based Communication Skills semester course designed for Engineering students at DIT
The degree to which people are facing revolutionary technological changes in the near future is matched only by the degree of inertia evinced by educational institutions, particularly tertiary institutions. Even when such ...
Mirage of us. A reflection on the role of the Web in widening access to references on Southern African arts, culture and heritage
(Tydskrif Vir Letterkunde, 2010)
This article outlines the broad aims of the Encyclopaedia of South African Arts, Culture and Heritage (ESAACH) Project then goes on to consider the ESAACH Website as a networked resource that speaks to the project’s vision ...
Pornographic objectification of women through Kwaito lyrics
This Profile discusses the portrayal of women through Kwaito music and their frequent pornographic objectification in the popular township music genre. It considers the apparent shift away of Kwaito from its roots in the ...
The Springfield College Shakespeare Productions
Effective integration of ICT in blended learning programmes : a morphogenetic approach
Currently criteria for evaluating mixed-mode courses do not go much beyond the paradigmatic level, which poses problems if the evaluator’s preferred paradigm of knowledge construction is not congruent with the course ...