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COVID-19 and Technology Enhanced Teaching in Higher Education in sub-Saharan Africa: A Case of the University of Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaMtebe, J. S., Fulgence, K., & Gallagher, M. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(2), 383–397
This article aims to share an experience on the process taken by the University of Dar es Salaam to adopt and deliver technology-enhanced teaching and learning during the COVID-19 crisis. The university started by forming a team which conducted an audit to identify existing ICT infrastructure, skills gaps amongst instructors, and information systems that could be quickly adopted to deliver various courses during the COVID-19 crisis. The Moodle system, Zoom video conferencing system, and...
Deployment of Offline Learning Management Systems: Comparing the Performance of Selected Micro-servers in TanzaniaMaro, S., Kondoro, A., Haßler, B., … Proctor, J. - 2023 - Journal of Learning for Development, 10(2), 280–296
Low-powered mobile devices such as Raspberry Pis and tablets can be used as micro-servers to implement offline Learning Management Systems (LMS). Despite their potential, especially for low-income countries, such as Tanzania, no research is available detailing the affordances of these devices for supporting LMS features. This study investigated the suitability of various low-cost micro-servers for deploying LMSs. It compared the performance of the Raspberry Pi, Android tablet, and Chromebook...
Towards Improving the Accessibility and Usability of a Mobile-based Learning Management System for Blind Primary School TeachersKondoro, A., Maro, S., Mtebe, J., … Haßler, B. - 2023 - 2023 IST-Africa Conference (IST-Africa), 1–10
Learning management systems (LMS) have been widely adopted to deliver learning materials for blended and online courses. Nonetheless, most of these systems suffer from accessibility and usability flaws that prevent visually impaired users from using them effectively. Despite existing studies evaluating the accessibility and usability of LMSs, very few of them have been done with actual visually impaired users. This study assessed the accessibility and usability of the Moodle LMS with 15...
The Use of Technology in the CPD Implementation Plan in Tanzania [Technical Guidance]Adam, T., El-Sefary, Y., Haßler, B., … Mtebe, J. - 2021 - EdTech Hub
An output of the EdTech Hub, https://edtechhub.org
Improving Learning Through Classroom Experience in East Africa: Temperature, Lighting, and Sound Quality – Inception report (Improving Learning Through Classroom Experience in East Africa No. 1)Haßler, B., Villavicencio Peralta, X. A., Macharia, G., … Adam, T. - 2022 - Open Development & Education