Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL), Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

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ICT for e-learning in three higher education institutions in Tanzania

Michael P. J. Mahenge, Camilius Sanga

Abstract


The advancement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has brought new opportunities for learning. Tanzania is adopting the new technologies in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through e-learning and m-learning. However, delivery of learning contents is becoming a challenge for HEIs due to the constraints in resources and network bandwidth. This study discussed learners’ perceptions on using e-learning applications and mobile devices for learning in three HEIs in Tanzania. Findings show that majority of the students own more than one mobile devices which can be used as a tool for facilitating the learning process. It is suggested that in order to improve e-learning content delivery and accessibility under limited resource settings, HEIs in developing countries should make an effective use of emerging mobile computing technologies which are relevant to their respective environments.

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Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)
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