Indira Padayachee

Indira Padayachee
University of KwaZulu-Natal | ukzn · School of Management, IT and Governance

PhD In Information Systems

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Virtual learning systems (VLSs), commonly referred to as learning or course management systems, have been formally adopted at many higher education institutions. However, knowledge of the actual usage of VLSs is limited in terms of what specific functional and non-functional characteristics are deemed useful and how this influences system usage. Fu...
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The Covid-19 (acronym for the coronavirus disease of 2019) pandemic has signalled significance for online teaching and learning in higher education institutions (HEIs) both locally and internationally. This article reports on an empirically approved study that aimed to assess students’ digital readiness for online learning at the University of KwaZ...
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The usage of Web 2.0 tools in education affords many benefits, which include increased access to educational resources, and the ability to collaboratively create and use content. Despite the benefits of Web 2.0 tools in higher education, the technology has not been widely used by academics in South Africa. Thus, the purpose of this research is to i...
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Port terminals play an integral role in the transportation logistics chain by providing cargo handling, storage, and warehousing services to a range of shipping lines, freight forwarders, and cargo owners. This chapter reports on a case study aimed at determining the challenges and limitations experienced with the current information and communicat...
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Virtual learning systems (VLSs), commonly referred to as learning or course management systems, have been formally adopted at many higher education institutions. However, knowledge of the actual usage of VLSs is limited in terms of what specific functional and non-functional characteristics are deemed useful and how this influences system usage. Fu...
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The alignment of IT strategy and business strategy is an ongoing topic of interest for many researchers. In the same vein, there is a continuing research interest by practitioners in the field of Business Process Re-engineering (BPR). BPR is commonly understood as a radical rethinking and redesign of business processes. The existing literature cons...
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According to certain scholars the primary benefit of applying pervasive computing technology for education is due to its ability to supersede the limitations of traditional blended learning which include restricting students to pre-defined times, locations and communication. Additionally blended learning and online learning has changed the way educ...
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Port terminals play an integral role in the transportation logistics chain by providing cargo handling, storage, and warehousing services to a range of shipping lines, freight forwarders, and cargo owners. This chapter reports on a case study aimed at determining the challenges and limitations experienced with the current information and communicat...
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Technology today is continuing to innovate at a staggering pace, expanding the potential for web based communities such as social media. With the advent of web based technologies, face to face traditional learning is simply not sufficient to facilitate learning. Traditional learning methods need to evolve with technology. This study investigates th...
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Information and communication technology is evolving, and students are currently living through a digital transformation. Higher education institutions need to keep up with the latest trends in ICT technologies to advance pedagogy growth and progress. One of the emerging trends in the world of computing is the Internet of Things (IoT). It involves...
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Social engineering refers to the art of using deception and manipulating individuals to gain access to systems or information assets and subsequently compromising these systems and information assets. Information security must provide protection to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information. In order to mitigate information secu...
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In higher education institutions, digital learning environments, referred to as virtual learning systems in this article, have been adopted and are becoming increasingly popular among academics. A virtual learning system (VLS) has a suite of tools with associated functions and non-functional system characteristics. Higher education institutions (HE...
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Cloud computing is considered an important virtualisation technology that uses the Internet and remote servers to offer on-demand resources. While there have been several studies on the factors influencing the adoption of information systems by organisations, there has been little attention given to the adoption and usage of cloud computing by SMEs...
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In higher education institutions various VLSs have been formally adopted to support online teaching and learning. However, there has been little research on patterns of VLS use among educators. The purpose of the research was to provide a descriptive analysis of VLS feature usage, and associated challenges at two South African higher education inst...
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The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web has revolutionised practices in business, government, health, and education amongst others. In education, the Internet and World Wide Web opened new doors for teaching and learning, thereby affording educators an opportunity to deploy new teaching, learning and administration strategies and affordin...
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Universities and technical institutes in a developing country like South Africa are faced with the challenge of adopting and embracing a course management system (CMS) to implement e-learning. Course management systems are interactive systems that enable educators, with minimal technology expertise to design, develop and deliver e-learning content...
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This paper provides a close examination of specific intelligent tutoring system (ITS) architectures spanning the period 1988-1999. ITSs are classified into three categories, namely traditional three-model, classical four-model and new-generation architectures for the purposes of this study. Similarities and differences between architectures of the...

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