Implementing an Educational Technology Course in Namibia’s Basic Education Teaching Diploma Programme

From Section:
ICT & Teaching
Countries:
Namibia
Published:
Oct. 01, 2012

Source: Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, Volume 20, Issue 4, October 2012

This article reports on the progress made towards implementing a course in instructional media in Namibia's educational system.

The author describes her work in 2006 on a pre-service education course in instructional media and her revision on it to include ICTs and technology integration.

This course was part of a national program to infuse ICTs throughout Namibia’s educational system.

The course was to be implemented in 2008 at all four Colleges of Education in Namibia responsible for the Basic Education Teaching Diploma, along with a parallel rollout of supporting technology infrastructure, support and teacher-educator training.

In 2010, the author re-visited the Colleges of Education to assess the adoption of the course.


Updated: Nov. 17, 2019
Keywords:
Educational technology | Program effectiveness | Program implementation | Teacher education programs | Technology integration | Technology uses in education