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Designing mobile phone interfaces for age diversity in South Africa: “One-World” versus diverse “Islands”
Designing for diversity is a laudable aim. How to achieve this, in the context of mobile phone usage by South African seniors, is a moot point. We considered this question from two possible perspectives: universal ...
Comparative study of admissions criteria of a selection of South African universities
(Stellenbosch University, 2011)
Summary: The new school-leaving certificate, the National Senior Certificate (NSC), was awarded for the first time in 2008. This necessitated a relook at the entrance requirements for university, as the school subjects ...
Fast tracking students from disadvantaged backgrounds into main stream Computer Science
(Computer Society of South Africa, 2000)
A computer-based training (CBT) system was used to teach Computer Literacy to full-time students at the University of the Western Cape. This approach was successful in creating computer literate students as well as creating ...
An in-depth study of the ICT ecosystem in a South African rural community: unveiling expenditure and communication patterns
There is no doubt of the contributions made by mobile phones and mobile network operators in increasing access to communications in rural areas of developing countries. Yet how affordable is this ubiquitous access in such ...
Granny gets smarter but junior hardly notices
(College of Communication and Information, 2016)
To ensure that university computing students are sensitized to the needs of diverse user groups, a course project was designed to allow students to get a realistic understanding of the needs and abilities of the older ...
A bridge over the computer science graduate skill gap
Universities are increasingly required to respond to the ever evolving needs of an ever more sophisticated and globalised workplace, which requires well-rounded workers with more than mere technical knowledge. Employers ...