Teaching and elearning in the South African Classroom
The use of electronic tools for teaching and learning, also known as e-learning, is fast becoming an integral part of education around the world. Teaching and e-Learning in the South African Classroom explores how e-learning and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can be used for teaching and learning in South Africa. Written by experts with many years of practical and academic experience, this rich resource focuses on:
- how e-learning fits in with education theory
- promoting active learning and passionate teaching with e-tools
- criteria for selecting e-learning materials
- implementing assessment with e-tools
- bringing modern media into and beyond the classroom
- using mobile technology such as cell phones in education
- identifying and managing the risks in implementing e-learning
- promoting African languages through e-learning
- strategies for sustaining the use of technology in schools
- understanding and interpreting research into the effectiveness of educational technology
- what South Africans can learn from teachers around the globe about ICT in education.
Contributing authors: Jacqueline Batchelor, Ronel Bornman, Adele Botha, Johannes Cronje, Lorenzo Dalvit, Kim Draper, Sarah Howie, Alixe Lowenherz, Ian Moll, Claudette, Muller, Maggie Verster.