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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 13, No. 2 (2017) open journal systems 


A decade of technology enhanced learning at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Challenges, achievements, and opportunities

Joel S. Mtebe, University of Dar es Salaam
Christina Raphael, Dar es Salaam University College of Education(DUCE);University of Dar es Salaam


Abstract
For a decade past, integration of technology in teaching and learning has been received with both apprehension and skeptism from academics and student majority at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). The study recounts real, professional and practical experiences, challenges, and opportunities of integrating educational technologies using available official documents and reports covering real practical experience in the period of ten years at the University of Dar es Salaam, The study identify gaps that need to be worked upon to unleash full potentials brought by educational technologies at the university. The study further recommends more support to early adopters committed to initiating blended learning programs, strengthening and expanding existing self-directed online learning programs and seed new ones and build capacity in developing and testing more reliable e-learning program innovations.


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