The Electronic Journal of e-Learning provides perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of e-Learning initiatives
For general enquiries email
Click here to see other Scholarly Electronic Journals published by API
For a range of research text books on this and complimentary topics visit the Academic Bookshop

Information about the current European Conference on e-Learning is available here

For infomation on the European Conference on Games Based Learning clickhere

SCImago Journal & Country Rank
Journal Issue
Volume 12 Issue 1, ICEL2013 / Feb 2014  pp1‑125

Editor: Dan Remenyi

Download PDF (free)

Editorial for the Special ICEL edition of EJEL ‑ ICEL 2013  pp1‑2

Dan Remenyi

Look inside Download PDF (free)

Leapfrogging Pedagogy: A Design Approach To Making Change In Challenging Contexts  pp3‑13

Susan Crichton

Look inside Download PDF (free)

An African Research Agenda for Computers in Education  pp14‑28

Johannes Cronje

Look inside Download PDF (free)

Using Digital Counterstories as Multimodal Pedagogy among South African Pre‑service Student Educators to produce Stories of Resistance  pp29‑42

Daniela Gachago et al

Look inside Download PDF (free)

Integrating eLearning to Support Medical Education at the New University of Botswana School of Medicine  pp43‑51

Masego B. Kebaetse, Oathokwa Nkomazana, Cecil Haverkamp

Look inside Download PDF (free)

Mobile Learning: A Kaleidoscope  pp52‑76

Marlena Kruger, Riana Bester

Look inside Download PDF (free)


Abstract: CTI is an accredited private higher education institution (university) with the Higher Education Council (HEC) in South Africa. Its head office is in Fourways, Johannesburg. CTI has 12 campuses nationwide and offers higher certificates and d egrees in commerce and information technology. These BCom and BSc degrees were rolled out to all 12 campuses from January 2013. All first year students received 10⠜ Samsung tablets with their textbooks and course materials in digital format. We⠒ve wor ked closely with all role‑players to ensure that all pillars for successful implementation of the e‑book tablet project are in place. Timeous completion and conversion of course materials and e‑textbooks for the start of the academic year in 2013 took ext ra time and focus of a dedicated project manager and multi‑disciplinary team members. Several aspects were focused on during the conceptual, preparation and planning phases in 2012 (phase 1). This phase included aspects such as the student pilot project to establish the most suitable tablet to procure for students and lecturers, upgrading of infrastructure on campuses, lecturer training and the development of support materials, guidelines and rules for user standards. Phase 2 started in January 2013 wit h the implementation of a design‑based research project which includes several planned interventions to ensure continuous development and support of lecturers and students with the focus on enhancing the academic experience of students. During this phase qualitative and quantitative methodologies were implemented and included the sharing of experiences using different digital media, tools and instruments to gather data from lecturers, students and other role‑players. Data was analysed and compared with di fferent theoretical frameworks for using integrating innovative technologies in learning environments. Changes that took place in teaching and learning practices will be discussed by way of using the technology integration matrix and other measurements to determine the development and movement of teachin 


Keywords: Keywords: mobile learning, e-textbooks, tablet computers, faculty development, students enhancement of academic experience


Share |
JiFUNzeni: A Blended Learning Approach for Sustainable Teachers Professional Development  pp77‑88

Brown Bully Onguko

Look inside Download PDF (free)

Addressing Diversity in Health Science Students by Enhancing Flexibility Through e‑Learning  pp89‑100

Joy Penman, Jyothi Thalluri

Look inside Download PDF (free)

Implementing Blended Learning at a Developing University: Obstacles in the way  pp101‑110

Mswazi Tshabalala et al

Look inside Download PDF (free)

'I am not a Person with a Creative Mind': Facilitating Creativity in the Undergraduate Curriculum Through a Design‑Based Research Approach  pp111‑125

Denise Wood, Carolyn Bilsborow

Look inside Download PDF (free)