Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11189/2174
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dc.contributor.authorChigona, Agnesen_US
dc.contributor.authorDagada, Ren_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-24T09:03:43Z-
dc.date.available2015-02-24T09:03:43Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.isbnISBN 978-1-4666-2193-0-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11189/2174-
dc.description.abstractTertiary institutions in the developing countries are investing a lot in equipping their institutions with Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for teaching and learning. However, there is still a low adoption rate in the use of the new technologies among many academics in these countries. This chapter aims at analysing the factors that impact on the academics’ effective use of ICTs for teaching and learning in the new education paradigm. Sen’s Capability Approach was used as a conceptual lens to examine the academics’ phenomena. Data was collected through in-depth interviews. The analysis of the findings has shown that individual, social, and environmental factors are preventing some academics from realising their potential capabilities from using the new technologies. It is recommended, therefore, that institutions in the developing countries should look into, and deal with accordingly, the conversion factors that are impacting on the academics’ capabilities when utilising the new technologies.-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/za/en
dc.subjectEducation Sectoren_US
dc.titleAcademics’ ICT capabilities in a new educational paradigm in developing countries: A capability approachen_US
dc.title.alternativeEnterprise Resource Planning Models for the Education Sector: Applications and Methodologiesen_US
dc.type.patentBook chapteren_US
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