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Johan Vorster

Lecturer: IT

Email: johan.vorster@monash.edu

Tel: +27 11 950 4212

Qualifications
  • B.Sc. Mathematical Sciences, University of Johannesburg / RAU, 1992
  • B.Sc.Honours  Computer Science, University of Johannesburg / RAU, 1993
  • M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Johannesburg / RAU, 1996
Research Interests

My PhD research is focused on the enablement and support of successful e-schools initiatives. As such the research is concerned with a range of dimensions such as the successful technology-enhanced learning and information gathering; the successful integration of ICT into teaching practices and related administration; and factors related to the development, adoption and use of open education resources.

Publications
  • AC van Wyk and MJ Vorster, Legal Challenges Facing Forensic Auditing (Student Paper), Information Security South Africa, Sandton, South Africa, 5-7 July 2006
  • J de Jager, H Nortje and J Vorster, Building community partnerships to supplement Information Technology Curricula:A case study, Community Service Learning Conference, University of Johannesburg, 2005
  • T van Aardt, H Nortje and J Vorster, Project focused approach to Service Learning in Information Technology, Community Service Learning Conference, University of Johannesburg, 2005
  • T van Aardt, H Nortje and J Vorster, Departmental knowledge portals in Higher Education Institutions, Knowledge Production and  Higher Education in the 21st Century, Bergen, Norway, 2005
  • H Nortje, T van Aardt and J Vorster, Using Communities of Practice to facilitate knowledge creating and sharing in Higher Education Institutions,      Knowledge Production and Higher Education in the 21st Century, Bergen, Norway, 2005
  • DN Kolb and MJ Vorster, Using mobile intelligent software agents to retrieve information on a peer-to-peer network,   7th Annual Conference on World-Wide Web Applications, Johannesburg, 2004
  • S Taylor, J Vorster and R van der Wal, The feasibility of using the world wide web to authenticate higher education qualifications issued by universities and technikons, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series v30, Proceedings of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 2002
  • S Taylor and J Vorster,    Computer literacy in the world of business (Poster presentation),       7th International Conference on the Public Communication of Science and Technology, Cape Town, 2002
  • MJ Vorster and EM Ehlers, A knowledge-based approach towards managing the physical environment, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Korea, 1996
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