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Title: Academics' views of adaptive e-learning technology in a South African university

Authors: Anass Bayaga

Addresses: Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Abstract: The current study draws on research conducted on cognitive enhancement and adaptive e-learning technologies at a South African higher education institution. The research was motivated by the failure of implementation processes or delayed adoption rates regarding Adaptive E-Learning (AEL) technologies as compared to other industries or environments. This study was conducted involving ten academics recruited from a South African university. The design was exploratory in which participants' experiences were analysed via discourse analysis. This study found that too many of the university faculty participants lacked sufficient understanding of AEL for AEL to be adequately implemented and used at the university.

Keywords: adaptive learning technology; e-learning; e-health; computational cognition; information processing.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTEL.2021.111592

International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 2021 Vol.13 No.1, pp.78 - 91

Received: 13 Apr 2019
Accepted: 07 Oct 2019

Published online: 12 Oct 2020 *

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