Share Paper: eACTIVE –THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLATFORM AND APPLICATION SOFTWARE FOR AN EGUIDE PROJECT AT A HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION

  1. Marieta Jansen van Vuuren, North-West University, South Africa
  2. Elné Van Niekerk, North-West University, South Africa
  3. Esmarie Strydom, North-West University, South Africa
Tuesday, October 22 2:45 PM-3:45 PM Las Vegas Ballroom 3

Abstract: Abstract: The changing demands of a higher education society, as well as the migration towards e- and online learning have introduced a new paradigm to the educational scene, where the effective creation and application of knowledge are becoming increasingly important aspects. University strategic goals mirror this in mission element statements such as “the investigation and development of new and innovative approaches to teaching and learning technology”, as well as “to initiate pilot projects for the development of blended learning programmes”. Resulting from these strategic goals, a strong need for practical guidelines and recommendations to facilitate the development and delivery of ...