Wednesday, August 27, 2003


Here are some links that relate to the subject:

Technical Experts Meeting On The Use And Application Of Information And Communication Technologies In Higher Education Institutions In Africa (2000)
This is the report of an online conference held for the Association of African Universities and sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Appendices: Experts Meeting on the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Higher Education Institutions in Africa (2000)

Tertiary Distance Education and Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa
by William Saint, ADEA Working Group on Higher Education, 1999

AfricaDotEdu: IT Opportunities and Higher Education in Africa
A new book on the topic.

Discussion Paper For A Meeting On The Higher Education Information Infrastructure In Africa (2000)
A discussion paper I prepared for the meeting described above.

The Implications For Africa Of U.S. Experience In Information And Communication Technologies And Higher Education
A report I did for a conference in Africa on the topic of IT for Higher Education.

Here are a couple of good general resources:

TechKnowLogia (International Journal for the Advancement of Technologies for Knowledge and Learning)
The issue on Higher Education

UAICT: Use and Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education and Information Provision in Africa
The UAICT-Africa Internet Catalogue is an online database providing summaries and links to full text of high quality resources available on the Internet. While search capabilities are available, the site offers 52 key words, each with a selected set of resources. This is truely a wonderful resource on Africa.

Some World Bank Resources:

Some associations of Higher Educational Organizations involved in Distance Learning:

Distance Education: Growth and Diversity
By Michael Potashnik And Joanne Capper, 1998.

Tertiary distance education and technology in Sub-Saharan Africa
By William Saint and Joanne Capper, [editors], 2000.

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