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Internet as an Educational Tool: Case Studies in The Gambia By Isatou Secka Jah. Topics Covered. Recap of how educational institutions can benefit from the Internet Case Studies Primary School Level; Sukuta, Bakau Secondary School Level; Marina, St.Peters Tertiary School Level; GTTI

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Internet as an Educational Tool:Case Studies in The GambiaBy Isatou Secka Jah

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies


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Topics Covered

  • Recap of how educational institutions can benefit from the Internet

  • Case Studies

    • Primary School Level; Sukuta, Bakau

    • Secondary School Level; Marina, St.Peters

    • Tertiary School Level; GTTI

  • Summary

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies


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How can the Internet benefit Educational Institutions?

  • Communication

    • email, discussion groups, exchange documents

  • Teaching and Training

    • distance learning programs

    • collaborative teaching

    • Peer Tutoring and professional development

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How can the Internet benefit Educational Institutions?

  • Research

    • Search engines

    • Resource sharing

  • Publishing

    • web presence, newsletters, brochures, reports

  • Fundraising

    • research funding opportunities, requests for proposals, general info

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies


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Sukuta Primary & Bakau New Town

  • Using Internet to enhance education

    • Distant learning experience with GLOBE

      • hands-on International environmental science & educational program

      • 80 countries/ over 6000 schools

      • follow protocols, collect information about the environment & send it to scientist

      • Series of investigations looking at the environment

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Sukuta & Bakau New Town

  • www.globe.gov provides access to any data sent in by schools

  • Project being implemented at Sukuta & Bakau Primary Schools

  • e.g. learning about soils, this site is a good resource for knowing more about soils in other parts of the world including graphs

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Sukuta Primary & Bakau New Town

  • Web Presence

    • sukuta primary school http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Forest/3499/

      • photos of important events

      • history of Sukuta

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies


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Sukuta Primary School

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies


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St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School

  • Communication

    • communicate with friends/peers in other parts of the world

    • respond to newspaper articles, sports team fan clubs

  • Information Resource

    • information on higher education

      • apply to colleges/universities

      • funding sources/scholarships

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St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School

  • Resource Sharing

    • mailing list [email protected]

      • help desk for computer hardware & software related questions

  • Web Presence

    • Web page development http://www.geocities.com/stp_lamin

      • developed entirely by student

      • using javascript

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies



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Marina International School

  • Teaching tool

    • introducing an idea

      • use of computers in businesses/use of databases

      • how databases are organized

      • how to use a database

      • estate agent as an example http://www.century21.com

      • type of information stored in databases

      • how to search databases

      • locate houses for sale

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Marina International School

  • Distant learning/peer tutoring

    • taking part in contests

      • www.cybersurfari.org

      • sponsored by educational & computer companies

      • students are given 100 clues and they have to surf the net to find answers to clues

      • clues lead students to interesting sites where they can learn from

      • Marina computer club students work in pairs - a pair already with 44 answers!

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Marina International School

  • Information Resource

    • information on higher education

      • apply to colleges/universities

      • funding sources/scholarships

  • communication

    • using email to correspond with peers/relatives especially those abroad

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GTTI

  • HND Program in collaboration with South Bank University

    • communication

      • staff in constant contact with construction management program

      • GTTI management for international communication

    • Online ordering

      • Ordering texts/material

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GTTI

  • Assessment

    • coursework assignment

  • collaborative authoring

    • working with counterparts at SBU to prepare handouts for students

  • Peer-interaction

    • students contact their counterparts at SBU to exchange ideas

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GTTI

  • Information resource

    • www - student research tool

    • GTTI librarian searches for bibliographic info via web

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Summary

  • We have seen

    • an overview of how Internet can be useful in the educational arena

    • specific examples in The Gambia

      • primary, secondary, tertiary institutions

  • Each and everyone of us, as a student, parent or teacher, has an important role to play!!!

Seminar on "Internet in Education": Case Studies


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