Pauline Ngimwa

Pauline Ngimwa
Partnership For African Social And Governance Research, Nairobi, Kenya · Professional Development and Training Programme

PhD Educational Technology

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January 2016 - June 2016
Partnership For African Social And Governance Research, Nairobi, Kenya
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The adoption of OERs by educational content developers is a progressive process that follows four distinct phases starting from initial scepticism and resistance, through appreciation phase, followed by adoption and eventual transition to creators of OERs. This is what was established in a three-stage process of creating online research methods sho...
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Cambridge Core - General - Libraries Without Walls 7 - edited by Peter Brophy
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The concept of design stakeholders is central to effective design of digital libraries. We report on research findings that identified the presence of a key subset of stakeholders which we term ‘design process champions’. Our findings have identified that these champions can change interaction patterns and the eventual output of the other stakehold...
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In the past few years, Africa has joined the rest of the world as an active participant in the Open Educational Resource (OER) movement with a number of home-grown and externally driven initiatives. These have the potential to make an immense contribution to teaching and learning in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, certain barriers prevent full p...
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This paper highlights the importance of sustainability in digital library design processes and frames these arguments within current digital library forums and literature. Sustainability of digital libraries is analysed through an empirical study of 10 best practice digital library projects across three African countries (Uganda, South Africa, Keny...
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Purpose This paper aims to explore the role of institutional and national policies in the design process of educational digital libraries developed collaboratively with key stakeholders within the African higher education context. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research project based on three case studies of universities in Africa (Ugan...
Conference Paper
This paper details research into building a Collaborative Educational Resource Design model by investigating two contrasting Kenyan / UK design case-studies and an evaluation of end-users and designers’ perceptions of digital libraries and their usage patterns. The two case-studies compared are; case study 1 based on formal learning in an African u...
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There are two striking facts about African universities and bandwidth. The first is that the average university in Africa has the same aggregate bandwidth as a single home user in North America or Europe. The second is that the average African university pays 50 or 100 times more for this bandwidth than its counterparts in Europe or North America....
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This study aims to establish the level of media accessibility and use by the Kenyan rural women in the Kinangop area, with the assumption that media can play an important role for the improvement of their welfare. A survey, using the critical incidence method, was used to gather data by probing person-to-person through interviews and questionnaires...
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This thesis will develop a model that can be used to guide collaborative design of educational digital libraries that are relevant to the learning objectives and are appropriate to African Higher Education. Factors affecting connections between educational digital library capabilities, learning processes and learners' needs in higher education will...

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