TECHNOLOGY VERSUS QUALITY EDUCATION IN AN UNDERDEVELOPED REGION: A CASE STUDY OF UNISA STUDENTS IN FORMER CISKEI HOMELAND IN EASTERN CAPE
Aim/Purpose:This paper seeks to show how University of South Africa (UNISA) is using technology to connect lecturers, tutors and students of [UNISA] in an underdeveloped region in South Africa (SA) to reduce cost and time of travelling to access information, tutorials and help [available] in designated centers, hence making quality and higher education more accessible and less costly. Background ...
Development, Higher education, Technology,
1 - 11
Aim/Purpose : This paper is a review of the progress of the Vietnam socio-economic and development plan and an assessment of the extent to which Vietnam is putting in place the critical social and economic development structures that will enable it to reach the status of “developed nation” in the time set (2020) by its national strategic plan. The research will identify and review trade ...
Developing nation, trade, terms, patterns, preferences, development and policy, foreign aid, import substitution, and export-led growth
13 - 37
EMERGENT GLOBAL MARKETING CHALLENGES FOR KERALA CARDAMOM PRODUCERS VIS-À-VIS ROLE OF THE SPICE BOARD
Aim/Purpose: This research paper attempts to deeply and rationally probe into the present situation, discussing the expected role of the Spices Board of India, which in 1987 started to function replacing the erstwhile Cardamom Board, where the focus was only on the Cardamom plantation sector and export development. Background: Cardamom, the “Queen of Spices” is the third most expensive of the s ...
Global marketing, producers, spice board, India
39 - 61
IDENTIFYING BARRIERS TO INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY INTO TRADITIONAL APPROACH OF TEACHING: A CASE STUDY OF MATHEMATICS TEACHERS IN FORMER TRANSKEI IN THE EASTERN CAPE
Aim/Purpose: The main aim of the study is to identify some of the barriers to the integration of technology into the teaching of mathematics in high schools. Background: Writing on chalkboards as a method of transferring knowledge is a key fea-ture of traditional approach to teaching may have been successful in the past, but the minds of the current generation vary from those of the previous gen ...
Mathematics teachers, technological skills, training.
63 - 71
Aim/Purpose: This research seeks to determine the consumer preferences between local and import rice by using theory of knowledge, attitude and perception model (KAP). Background: Rice industry has received special attention from the government and was put as the most important food crop for ensuring the nation’s food security. This study tries to reveal the preferences of the consumer for import ...
Consumer preference, local rice, imported rice, knowledge, attitude, perception
73 - 83
Aim/Purpose: This study investigates the public perception towards Facebook usage in the 2015 political campaigns in Nigeria. Background: The utilization of online networking in political issues has kept on developing in late time, even though it was not at first recognized as a political apparatus, political aspirants and politicians at large have now understood its capability. Hence, it has tu ...
Campaign; Facebook; politics; senatorial elections; Taraba; Nigeria.
85 - 102
Social Services Impact on Community Development in the Philippines: Case of Kapit-Bisig Sa Kahirapan Project in Camarines Sur
Aim/Purpose: The general purpose of this study is to examine the impact of the KALAHI-CIDSS project on community development in the East Coastal Area of Lagonoy, Camarines Sur, Philippines after its implementation. Background: Examining the impact of the KALAHI-CIDSS project on community development helps to determine the program’s priority issues that the government should be able to address. M ...
KALAHI-CIDSS, community development, poverty reduction program, community participation, Philippines
103 - 115
Aim/Purpose: Since the valuation of a born-global speculative start-up (BGSS) has been a guessing game and there is no framework in the literature from ethical fashion smart wearable (EFSW) venture valuation perspective, this research explores to create a holistic model using multi-stage valuation method to valuate BGSS at its inception and investigates how ethical is ethical fashion? Background: ...
EFSW, BGSS, Informing Systems, Multi-Stage Valuation
117 - 148
Aim/Purpose: The objective of this study is to determine the preferences of food sellers in Kelantan towards the halal-labeled fish ball. Background: Fish balls are the popular value-added products in Malaysia. Fish ball production is in second place after fish cracker production for processed fish-based production in Malaysia. Thus, this study tries to expose the preferences of the food sellers ...
Fish ball, halal labeled, knowledge, attitude, practice
149 - 156