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MR. M. MAFUNA E-LEARNING ADMINISTRATOR QTN CAMPUS CLTD WSU. TOPIC. Student experiences in adopting the new learning and teaching strategy that come through technology at wsu, and recommendations. Topics to be covered. Introduction Awareness about LMS WSU support systems

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Mr m mafuna e learning administrator qtn campus cltd wsu

MR. M. MAFUNA

E-LEARNING ADMINISTRATOR

QTN CAMPUS

CLTD

WSU

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Topic

TOPIC

Student experiences in adopting the new learning and teaching strategy that come through technology at wsu, and recommendations

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Topics to be covered

Topics to be covered

Introduction

Awareness about LMS

WSU support systems

Challenges in adopting this new technology

Computer Background

Lack of resources

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Cont…..

Fears and shortcomings

Study findings:

Limited time

Resistance to change

5. Recommendations

6. Conclusion

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Introduction

INTRODUCTION

Technology is the most prevalent used tool in Higher Institutions worldwide

It must be incorporated into learning and teaching

It changes almost everyday, which makes it difficult for people to adopt it.

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Students are scared to make mistakes and to expose their shortcomings.

Fear and uncertainties have gripped the mind of students.

There is resistance to change

Scarcity of resources is another factor

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Intro cont

INTRO. CONT…..

Computer background also causes resistance to change

Early signs of resistance such as gossip and testing must be detected and dealt with accordingly.

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Awareness about lms

Awareness about LMS

  • Usefulness of the LMS

  • Attitude of the students towards LMS

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Attitude of the students

Attitude of the students

The graph depicts the attitude of the students

Some students believe that their performance can be enhanced through LMS

Other students are not sure whether it can enhance their academic performance or not.

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Wsu support systems

WSU support systems

Students do acknowledge the role of the institution in bringing about support systems.

In spite of everything, the institution is doing its best to support the culture of learning and teaching.

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Challenges in adopting the new technology

Challenges in adopting the new technology

Computer background

Lack of resources

Fears and shortcomings

Resistance to change

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Computer background

Computer background

59% students did not have computers in their:

High schools

Homes

They were never exposed to computers.

38% of students did have computers.

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Percentage vs responses

Percentage vs. responses

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Lack of resources

LACK OF RESOURCES

  • Students feel that there is lack of resources.

  • The available e-learning centres are not enough.

    According to the survey that is done:

  • 47% of the students say e-learning centres are not enough.

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Lack of resources cont

Lack of resources cont…

27% of the students say e-learning centres are available and enough

13% are not sure

No Internet access after school hours.

No Internet access in their homes

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The graph below shows the results of the above statement

The graph below shows the results of the above statement

Figure 2

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Fears and shortcomings

Fears and shortcomings

  • They fear that they may not cope with this new technology

  • Unknown fears

  • Fears of being incompetent

  • Fears of making mistakes

  • Though not many, some students do fear that the new technology is here to expose them of their shortcomings

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Study findings

Study findings

Limited time

  • No 24/7 access to the Internet in the e-learning centres

  • Do not have enough time to access the E-learning centres during the day.

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Resistance to change

Students’ mindset is still geared towards the traditional ways of doing things.

Factors are:

  • Fears of the unknown

  • Incompetence

  • Fears of being negatively exposed by the new technology

  • To make mistakes

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Recommendations

Recommendations

  • Making use of available resources effectively

  • Detect early signs of resistance such as:

    gossip

    testing (David Straker 2008)

  • Lecturers should motivate students to make use of LMS by:

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Uploading lecture material to WiSeUp online

2. Providing and encouraging discussions on WiSeUp online

3. being capacitated to make use of all WiSeUp onlinefeatures

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  • Any new technology or system must be:

  • well advertised/marketed- clearly define its benefits to the users

  • user friendly- easy to use

  • useful- usable and relevant.

  • Fears are common and one needs to master his/her fears.

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Students show a positive attitude and enthusiasm about the new technology.

The role of WSU in Support systems is acknowledged.

However, there are challenges like lack of computer background from WSU feeder schools.

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Inadequacy of resources, fears and shortcomings, resistance to change, etc.

Internet access is limited as it cannot be accessed outside the premises of the Institution.

The role of lecturers can have a great impact on motivating students to make use of LMS

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Dealing with resistance before it surfaces can prevent a project from failing.

Well advertised/marketed, user friendly and useful LMS can change the attitude of students.

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Any question

ANY QUESTION?

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Thank you enkosi ke ya leboga dankie

THANK YOUENKOSIKE YA LEBOGADANKIE

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