Edtech Opportunities Arising from Increases In Affordable Internet Access
M-learning, online courses and other aspects of e-learning Technology (=edtech) have the potential to enhance education provision in Africa in numerous ways. From raising literacy levels in poor rural areas where education infrastructure is lacking to complementing the existing courses at Africa’s top universities, remote learning using educational technology is flexible and very versatile. Deploying case studies and statistics from a variety of sources, this edtech article gives an in depth overview of the ways in which affordable internet access is improving in Africa, and suggests ways to seize this opportunity to improve education across the continent.
The edtech improvement of internet access in Africa: the statistics
Internet access in Africa varies from country to country, with the percentage of internet users in a given country’s population in some areas of Sub-Sahara Africa falling well below half. In South Sudan, for example, statistics show …
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Education in Africa
Mobile learning (m-learning) is increasingly seen as an essential tool in improving learning opportunities in Sub-Sahara Africa. It is the long-range missile in education technology’s growing armoury. For many reasons, the infrastructure and accessibility of traditional education are often inadequate. Schools are overcrowded and under-resourced, and teachers lack essential …
A Closer Look
Distance learning on computers via the internet, or electronic learning (e-learning), has been hugely successful in recent years not just in the big cities …
Learning areas in comparision
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Online Course Comparison
Distance learning has become a common way of studying in the twenty-first century. Probably, increased life demands have forced people to engage in distance learning as it allows them to earn a living as they continue to advance their acquaintance. As a …