Carina de Villiers

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Tertiary institutions in South Africa are faced with dealing with diversity in all its forms in our classrooms. Information Systems, Information Technology and Computer Science students need to learn to work with people who are different from themselves in order to learn to work effectively in the work environment to which they will go. Teaching students in(More)
In this research paper, we adopt an integrative view of user involvement in software development; where, a user's psychological state, at various phases of development, is linked to the contribution of user involvement in the success of software development. We explore the link between creativity and emotional design in order to evolve a conceptual(More)
Using engaging and entertaining learning tools and techniques inside and outside the classroom has become imperative in order to ensure, amongst others, subject-matter retention for the scholars of today. These technologies are not restricted to enriching course content alone and can also stimulate and encourage students to participate in collaborative(More)
Currently there is a declining participation of women in Information Technology (IT) education and profession internationally. This article builds on international research - the international discourse about women in IT - by performing a critical interpretive analysis of the South African situation. The aim is to understand if South African women(More)
Currently there is a declining participation of women in Information Technology (IT) education and profession. In this article a critical interpretive analysis of the international discourse about women in IT is performed. The aim is to understand why women experience such a low level of career satisfaction in IT by taking their experiences and the context(More)
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