Dick Ng'ambi

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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)
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 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)
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While supplementation of face-to-face (F2F) teaching with online engagement is increasingly common, the educators' challenge of teaching F2F personalities and facilitating online personalities has not been widely explored. In this paper, we report on a project in which 1st-year students attended F2F sessions and engaged with an anonymous online questioning(More)
Although use of podcasting is increasingly becoming popular in higher education, there is inadequate research published which explores podcasting in developing Higher Education Institutions let alone the design of tools to support tasks in resource constrained environments. There are fragmented implementations of podcasting projects by enthusiastic faculty(More)