Blog 4 (Fall 2016) – Gender and Women’s Rights, by Haein August Chung

Women are commonly underrepresented in most countries due to traditional practices and beliefs. However, the developing countries have oppressed the rights of women by considering them as a stay at home creatures. They are denied opportunities to explore their strengths and competence in business, politics, and decision-making programs. On the other hand, the developed countries…

Blog 4 (Fall 2016) – Women’s Rights, by Arian Aaragaki

For my presentation four, I focused on women’s rights and how the United Nations Population Fund plays in role in helping. The United Nations Population Fund is also known as UNFPA, and began in 1969. This fund has helped to decrease the rate of women dying from pregnancy and childbirth in half. The mission of…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – E-learning, by Roxana Rosala

First of all, I’d like to look at what E-Learning is and why it is important. E-Learning is primarily learning conducted via electronic media, typically on the Internet. The current situation of education in general and especially of e-learning in several developing countries is quite poor right now. The reason why the quality of e-learning…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – M-learning, by Bryson Nishimoto

M-Learning is not something new it has always been available but we have not thought about it, through this lens of, development. I came up with 2 companies that are in the M-Learning field: Instructure, Us based and Pearson, UK and USA based. Instructure had 2 platforms that teach K-12 education materials through a “Cloud…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – E-learning, by Nikole Maroe

“eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom”, eLearning NC. Modern day technology has modified the way students are being taught around the world. However, it is a new concept of teaching so there are challenges that are being faced. Taking a look at Africa’s eLearning process, the…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – M-learning, by Haylee Mariucci

I did my third presentation on a case study about m-learning. The case study is called Using Mobile Phones to Improve Educational Outcomes: An Analysis of Evidence from Asia. The study was done by John-Harmen Valk, Ahmed T. Rashid, and Laurent Elder. The case study consisted of six projects, but for the sake of time…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – E-learning, by Dominique Linton

E-Learning was an interesting and important subject for us all to present on. I myself did not know too much about the subject matter but everyone’s presentations covered it on different levels. There was a mixture of what e-learning presents positively to developing areas such as accessible learning to everyone and also specific topics that…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – E-learning, by Sooyeon Kang

E learning – does individuality matter when it comes to e-learning user’s behavior in developing countries? E-learning environments ‘reduce the cost of provision and therefore increase revenues for academic institutions’ (Saadé & Bahli, 2005). They also ‘afford students with more study flexibility and improve their learning experience and performance’ (Nora & Snyder, 2009). However, for…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – E-learning, by Haein August Chung

Summary of Key Concepts The world has been experiencing a tremendous advancement in technology in the past. There have been changes in ways through which information is transferred from one person to the other. Social media is one of the major platforms that have experienced heavy traffic in knowledge and ideas exchange. There are many…

Blog 3 (Fall 2016) – E-learning, by Arian Nicole Aragaki

The techniques of learning have changed a lot over the years. In the past, we had absolutely no use of technology. All of our education came from other resources like books, studies, etc. As time went on, technology has developed and has made a huge impact in our world. E-learning was developed in order to…