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  • Nuutinen, J; Sutinen, E; Botha, Adèle; Kommers, P (Wiley Blackwell, 2010-09)
    The rapid development of computer-supported collaborative environments has highlighted the need for collaborative knowledge construction devices. Because most available mindtools do not promote collaboration, there is a ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Butgereit, L (Routledge, 2013-02)
    In 2007, Laurie Butgereit, a researcher at the CSIR Meraka Institute, started to use Mxit as a communication channel to tutor her son in mathematics. Her son and a number of his friends logged in, and Dr Math was born. At ...
  • Adedoja, G; Botha, Adèle; Ogunleye, OS (IIMC (International Information Management Corporation), 2012-05)
    Mobile phones have the potential to improve education for the millions of underprivileged users in the developing world. However, the subjects of mobile learning in the developing countries have not been largely studied. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Butgereit, LL; Botha, Adèle (IST-Africa 2009 Conference Proceedings, 2009-05)
    With the push to better school results in mathematics, science, and technology related subjects, often language education is moved into the background. In Africa, however, education is often not in the mother tongue of the ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Herselman, M (IEEE, 2015-05)
    The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of how an evidence-based implementation framework was developed through the implementation of an ICT4D project in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The framework ...
  • 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 ...
  • Botha, S; Botha, A; Genthe, Bettina (2012-10)
    Chemical compounds and heavy metals can damage the DNA of living cells. If not repaired these DNA aberrations can initiate a cascade of biological consequences at the cellular, organ, whole animal; ultimately affecting the ...
  • Botes, AL; Lotter, J; Rhode, OHJ; Botha, A (Urban & Fischer Verlag, 2005-01)
    Isolates representing Cryptococcus laurentii and Cryptococcus podzolicus, originating from soil of a heath land indigenous to South Africa, were screened for the presence of enantioselective epoxide hydrolases for 2, ...
  • Buitendag, A; Roux, L; Botha, Adèle; Herselman, M; Van der Walt, J (IIMC (International Information Management Corporation), 2012-05)
    Within Southern Africa the establishment of Living Labs for community development is steadily gaining momentum. The majority of the established living labs aim to improve and address various aspects and issues encountered ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Van Greunen, D; Herselman, M (The authors, 2010-05)
    The interdisciplinary field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI), having barely matured past its adolescent shoes, now faces the challenge of meaningfully integrating Mobile Human Computer Interaction (MHCI). MHCI however, ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Van Deventer, A (2009-09)
    There is an acknowledged international skills shortage in Science and Technology. TekkiTots is an initiative by the Meraka Institute aimed at introducing Science and Technology to preschools. Due to the infrastructure ...
  • Botha, Adèle; Van Greunen, D; Herselman, M (2010-10)
    Applying a Mobile Human Computer Interaction (MHCI) view to the domain of education using Mobile Learning (Mlearning), the research outlines its understanding of the influences and effects of different interactions on the ...
  • 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; Ford, F; 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; Calteaux, K; Herselman, M; Grover, AS; Barnard, E (Karlstad University Press, 2012-02)
    The purpose of this paper is to provide a “Mobile User Experience Framework for Voice services.” The rapid spread of mobile cellular technology within Africa has made it a prime vehicle for accessing services and content. ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • Van Den Berg, M; Botha, Adèle; Krause, C; Tolmay, JP; Van Zyl, P (2008-10)
    MobilED started as an international collaborative project to facilitate and support teaching and learning through the creation and support of learning environments using mobile technology. This paper provides an overview ...