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This paper describes an evaluation of a web-based consultation space (a dynamic frequently asked questions environment-DFAQ) in which learners consult one another using questions, and in which both the flow of interaction and its artefacts become a resource available to a community of learners. The DFAQ is a special form of a Computer-Mediated-Communication(More)
One of the most fundamental facets of learning is the social interaction in which learning is an outcome of individuals sharing experiences. There are three locations where learners perform learning tasks: formal locations such as classrooms or scheduled computer laboratory sessions; semi-formal locations such libraries or walk-in laboratories; and informal(More)
One of the challenges of using multiple dialogues from a transdisciplinary-informing network of heterogeneous collective of Informers and Clients is appropriating the channel to cognitively shift agents. The role of Facebook as an Informing Network and how both Informers and Clients transform in the process of use has not been exploited. The convergence of(More)
Recording lectures have potential to serve as supplementary material to a conventional face-to-face lecture. One of the challenges of face-to-face lectures is the lack of persistency. In contexts of varied levels of student preparedness for higher education, such as South Africa, the lack of persistent of face-to-face lectures makes it difficult for(More)
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Dick Ng'ambi (dngambi@ched.uct.ac.za), a member of the University of Cape Town's Multimedia Education Group, leads a project investigating the use of intelligent Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for teaching and learning. Joanne Hardman (jhardman@humanities.uct.ac.za), of the Education Department, researches learning and cognition and the creation of(More)