A bitter pill: not all students ready for e-learning

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Trollip
KEYWORDS: E-LEARNING, INNOVATION, UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
DEPARTMENT: Impact Centre (IC), Impact Centre (PRESS), Impact Centre (CC)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9256
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/9818

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Abstract

e-Learning on tablet PCs has for some time been touted as the next revolution in education - a digital innovation to enhance the teaching and learning process. However, a study at a South African college showed that many students found navigating these portable electronic devices challenging and made only superficial use of the wide array of functionalities available to them.