Sumarie Roodt

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With the emergence of Web 2.0, new online trends and technologies will continually emerge and play an increasingly important role in the way businesses operate. As Web 2.0 has revolutionised the internet by shifting from a published web to a user centric, user-generated web, businesses needed to understand how to change and adapt in order to benefit from(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)
In this paper the authors evaluate Chevron’s Energyville, as an example of a persuasive technology, which is used to change attitudes and behaviours. The authors want to explore this simulation in terms of it’s potential to be transplanted as a persuasive technology into the South African context, given the fact that South Africa is experiencing an energy(More)
Student learning experiences at undergraduate education levels can be enhanced by making use of innovative learning technologies. These technologies are not restricted to enriching course content alone and can also stimulate and encourage students to participate in class discussions and assignments. In this paper, the use of Alice © is described to(More)
Secondary school students are labelled as bad mannered, and low achievers because of their extent of using mobile devices. Elder siblings and parents have not supported these students use of mobile devices. In some cases, students have had their devices confiscated. Little do parents know; their children are using mobile devices for learning outside the(More)
This research paper addresses how academics can engage the Net Generation using YouTube in Higher Education to enhance learning. This explanatory research focuses on user behavior of both Academics and students via interviews and questionnaires. An interpretive constructivism approach examines how academics use YouTube to engage students in the classroom,(More)
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