ISBN 9789956762477
Pages 230
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2017
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Technology Driven Curriculum for 21st Century Higher Education Students in Africa

edited by Lawrence Meda, Alfred H. Makura

The book consists of novel and empirical research in broad areas of technology and curriculum in selected African countries. The central theme of the book is technology and the higher education curriculum. The book consists of case studies from selected African countries, namely, Lesotho; Namibia; Kenya; South Africa; Zimbabwe; Tanzania and Nigeria. These studies confirm that in this contemporary digital era, educational technology is playing an increasingly important role. It has become so ubiquitous and fundamental in the teaching and learning. Higher education sectors across the continent are increasingly compelled to use educational technology to keep up with needs of 21st century students who want to be afforded opportunities to be able to learn in real time, anytime, and on their own terms using opportunities for creative innovation made possible by new information and communication technologies.

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About the Editors

Lawrence Meda

Lawrence Meda holds a PhD in Education (Curriculum Studies) from the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. He is currently working at Cape Peninsula University of Technology as a Senior Lecturer and Teaching and Learning Coordinator in the Faculty of Education. His research interests are in Curriculum Studies; Inclusive Education; Teacher Education and Technology in Education.

Alfred H. Makura

Alfred H. Makura is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at Central University of Technology, Free State, Bloemfontein campus, Department of Postgraduate Studies (Education) offering Education Law and Research. He is passionate about issues of female leadership and teacher education in general.