Evaluating the Information Needs of Home-based and Cross-border Distance Learners in Botswana

Olugbade Oladokun
2015 Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal  
Given the fact that there was only one public university in Botswana until recently when the second was established, it became impossible for the nation to meet the educational needs of its people through face-to-face system. The bid to expand the accessibility of citizens to further education led to the search for the option found in distance education. The study investigated the information needs of the students of four distance teaching institutions in Botswana. The institutions include the
more » ... niversity of Botswana (UB) regarded here as home-based and three cross-border institutions (
doi:10.20533/licej.2040.2589.2015.0267 fatcat:nktuqpfw2zaw5bxaey6ocapvum