Staff Profiles

Prof. Tshepo Batane

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Faculty of Education

Educational Technology

Associate Professor

Location: 238/225
Phone: 355 2785
Email Prof. Tshepo Batane

PhD in Instructional Technology, Ohio University, U.S.A.

Tshepo Batane is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Technology at the University of Botswana. She obtained her PhD in Instructional Technology from Ohio University in the USA. She served as Head of the Department of Educational Technology at the University of Botswana (2012-2018). Her research interests are centred around exploring innovative ways of utilising technology to improve different aspects of learning. This has included; integration of technology into the curriculum, preparation of teachers to use technology in the classroom and the use of various ICT resources to facilitate learning.

Educational Technology

Integration of technology in the curriculum

Preparation of teachers to use technology in the classroom (in-service and pre-service) 

Technology and assessment

Utilisation of various ICT resources to facilitate learning

Integration of technology in higher education

Gaming to facilitate learning in secondary schools

Implementation of eLearning in tertiary institutions

Information and Communication Technology policy and integration of computer awareness in the curriculum

Tsayang, G., Batane, T., & Majuta, A.A. (2020). The impact of interactive Smart boards on students’ learning in secondary schools in Botswana: A students’ perspective. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT), 16 (2),  22-39.

Batane, T., & Ngwako, A.D. (2017). Technology use by pre-service teachers during teaching practice: Are new teachers embracing technology right away in their first teaching experience? Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(1), 48-61.

Motshegwe, M.M., & Batane, T. (2015). Factors influencing instructors’ attitudes towards technology integration.  Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange, 8(1), 1-16.

Batane, T. (2010). Turning to Turnitin to fight plagiarism among university students. Educational Technology & Society. 13(2), 1-12.

Batane, T. (2004). Inservice teacher training and technology: A case of Botswana. Journal of Technology and T

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