Edda Tandi Lwoga

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Purpose – This paper seeks to assess the extent to which the learning and web 2.0 technologies are utilized to support learning and teaching in Africa’s higher learning institutions, with a specific focus on Tanzania's public universities. Design/methodology/approach – A combination of "content analysis" and "semistructured interviews" was used to collect(More)
Purpose The purpose of this study is to assess the application of knowledge management (KM) models in managing and integrating indigenous and exogenous knowledge for improved farming activities in Tanzania, by examining the management of indigenous knowledge (IK), access and use of exogenous knowledge, the relevancy of policies, legal framework, information(More)
This paper provides the practical experience of developing an eLearning technology as a tool to implement Competency-based Medical Education (CBME) in Tanzania medical universities, with a specific focus on Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. The paper provides a background to eLearning and the early attempt to adopt it in 2006 at MUHAS,(More)
This article provides a review of the information needs and information seeking patterns of the rural farmers in selected districts of Tanzania. Focus group data was triangulated with interview data in order to validate, confirm and corroborate quantitative results with qualitative findings. The findings revealed that the information needs and information(More)
OBJECTIVE This study sought to investigate the faculty's awareness, attitudes and use of open access, and the role of information professionals in supporting open access (OA) scholarly communication in Tanzanian health sciences universities. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 16 librarians, while(More)
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