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  • Ford, M; Herselman, M; Botha, Adèle (Springer, 2014-11)
    The purpose of this paper is to provide an explanation of how Design Science research has been applied in order to develop a mobile learning framework for the ICT4RED project which is currently in progress in Cofimvaba in ...
  • Herselman, M; Botha, Adèle; Ford, M (Creative Commons, 2014-12)
    The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of the design and implementation of an Information and Communication Technology for rural education development initiative in a resource constrained environment. This ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Ford, M (2008-10)
    Technology has changed the world we live in and has come to be both villified and acclaimed, often for the same reasons. Whilst mobile phones in particular, have tremendous potential as knowledge exchange devices in the ...
  • Ford, M; Batchelor, J (2007-07)
    In many countries mobile phones are being banned from schools amidst growing concerns regarding their inappropriate use during school hours. However, the mobile phone is the de-facto most important networked knowledge ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Herselman, M; Ford, M (IST-Africa 2014, 2014-05)
    Gamification in education refers to the application of game dynamics, mechanics into the teaching and learning engagement. This paper makes a case for viewing the objective of Educational Gamification as a Gameful Educational ...
  • Ford, M; Botha, Adèle; Herselman, M (IST-Africa 2014, 2014-05)
    ICT for Rural Education Development (ICT4RED) is a large-scale pilot that is testing the use of tablets in 26 deep rural schools in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The aim is to develop a replicable framework ...
  • Ogunleye, S; Botha, Adèle; Ford, M; Tolmay, JP; Krause, C (IEEE, 2009-12)
    This paper describes the design, implementation and evaluation a mobile learning technology, namely IGLOO for mobile devices. It is intended to support educators as well as students in a learning environment. A working ...
  • Ford, M (IST-Africa Conference, 2008-05)
    As a communications device, cell phones have changed the African landscape and are proliferating rapidly throughout the continent. As the devices become increasingly powerful and sophisticated, they open up new opportunities ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Makitla, I; Ford, M; Fogwill, T; Seetharam, D; Abouchabki, C; Tolmay, JP; Oguneye, O (CSIR, 2010-08-31)
    The story of mobile telecommunications in Africa and the developing world is a remarkable one. Africa's mobile cellular growth rate has been the highest of any region over the past 5 years, averaging close to 60% year on ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Makitla, I; Tolmay, JP; Ford, M; Seetharam, D; Butgereit, L; Ogunleye, O; Abouchabki, C (The authors, 2010-05)
    The mobile telecommunications story in Africa and the developing world is a remarkable one. Africa's mobile cellular growth rate has been the highest of any region over the past 5 years, averaging close to 60% year on year. ...
  • Ford, M; Leinonen, T (2006-10)
    The MobilED initiative is aimed at designing teaching and learning environments that are meaningfully enhanced with mobile technologies and services. The MobilED deliverables are to develop a set of scenarios and guidelines ...
  • Ford, M; Botha, A (IST-Africa 2007, 2007-05)
    MobilED is a 3-year international collaborative project aimed at creating meaningful learning environments using mobile phone technologies and services. The outputs were a set of learning scenarios that were successfully ...
  • Ford, M; Leinonen, T (AU Press, 2009-03)
    MobilED is a South African initiative aimed at designing teaching and learning environments that are meaningfully enhanced with mobile technologies and services. The deliverables are the development of a set of scenarios ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Traxler, J; Ford, M (2008-10)
    Designing, implementing and evaluating educational technology for a developmental project in mobile learning is largely unchartered territory. This paper reflects on the process, the role-players, their contributions and ...
  • Ford, M; Botha, Adèle (2009-03)
    Historically Africa and it's people have faced many practical problems in their race towards digital inclusion and economic progress, such as a severe lack of infrastructure and resources. However, the advent of the cell ...
  • Ford, M; Botha, Adèle (The authors, 2010-05)
    The goals of South Africa’s e-Education White paper are for every school learner in the country to be ICT capable by 2013 and for teachers to use information and communication technology (ICT) to enhance teaching and ...
  • Dlodlo, N; Tolmay, JP; Ford, M (2009-05)
    Vulnerable children are faced with the problem of in-accessibility to the information, services and people they need to advance in life. The definition of vulnerable children is those whose basic needs are not fully provided ...
  • Botha, A; Cronje, JC; Ford, M (IST-Africa 2007, 2007-05)
    The purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework for the integration and evaluation of mobile technology in educational settings. Research in the development of platforms and initiatives for and in education ...