Learning 2.0 in Knowledge Economy: A Case Study of a Pilot Project in Zambia

Juseuk Kim


This paper explores how Learning 2.0 in a knowledge economy can promote African higher education. It uses a case study of the pilot project in Zambia. The paper begins by showing that Learning 2.0 used in a knowledge economy is changing the nature of learning and providing new possibilities for learning. As higher education is a key factor for national development in knowledge economy, this is important for Africa. But Africa has few resources to expand quality tertiary education. An innovative project in Zambia uses Learning 2.0 to overcome some of these challenges and deliver quality higher education. The article shows how the project works and discusses some of the remaining challenges. In conclusion, the concept of the project presents that elements of the learning 2.0 in the knowledge economy can help to spread the higher education in developing countries.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijrd.v4i2.11110


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