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Supporting Online Learners with New and Emerging Technologies
There has been an increase in the use of Web-based ‘collaborationware’ in recent years. These web 2.0 applications in particular wikis, blogs, podcasts and facebook are being adopted by many educational institutions. These ...
Transitioning to online education in the Caribbean: The Open Campus, University of the West Indies
There is an increasing demand for tertiary education in several regions of the world (Kanwar & Daniel 2008), despite the often limited economic resources in developing countries. One method of meeting the demand is through ...
Deploying a Successful Learning Content and Student Management System using Open Source Technologies
The UWI Open Campus is unique among the four campuses of the University of the West Indies. Unlike the other campuses, the UWI Open Campus operates in a distributed environment through the Caribbean and offers multi-mode ...
Using Social Networks to Assist Learners in Open Schooling in Trinidad and Tobago
At present the National Open School of Trinidad and Tobago (NOSTT) operates many centres in several parts of Trinidad and Tobago. From its inception in 2007, the author has been a part of NOSTT in two different areas – ...