programme of events!


TIME/DAY July 3rd, 2005 - Arrival Day 
10:00 - 17:00 ARRIVAL OF DELEGATES      
14:00 - 16:00 Early Registration     
19:00 Cocktail/Dinner     
  July 4th, 2005 - Day 1     
08:00 - 08:30 Late Registration     
08:0: - 8:45 Keynote speaker     
  July 4th, SESSION 1 - 09:00- 10:40
Chair  E. B. Awuah ROOM 1 - Session  1.1   Chair: Linda Spark ROOM 2 - Session 1.2
09:00 - 09:20 Tertia Hörne Investigating assignment copying and examination results   Nomusa Dlodlo   Application of Blogging as a tool for publishing student and teacher portfolios
09:20 - 09:40 Lynette van Zijl  The development of a plagiarism detection system   D. Naidoo Is University of Limpopo keeping pace with the South African Government’s goals aimed at bridging the digital divide at South African Universities
09:40 - 10:00 Van der Merwe Willem Reconsidering the relevance of IS curricula for Southern Africa   P. M. Alexander & J.H. Kroeze What do we achieve by making Honours students write research papers?
10:20 - 10:40 Keshnee Padayachee The Next Challenge: Aspect Oriented Programming   W. Moswetsi Assessing the perception of undergraduate students of the South African Military Academy towards the value of ICT/Computers
TEA BREAK  - 10:40 - 11:00
TIME/DAY SESSION 2  - 11:00 - 12:40
Chair Keshnee Padayachee ROOM 1 - Session 2.1   Chair: Ken Halland ROOM 2 - Session 2.2
11:00 - 11:20 George G. Anderson Experience With Porting a Benchmark Suite to QNX   Jean-Paul Van Belle A Community Outreach Programme for Information Systems Students at the University of Cape Town: a Report.
11:20 - 11:40 Rob Dempster UNIX 4u2  - Why I use Linux on my desktop   Opelo Mogotlhwane Empirical computing costs in a computing training environment
11:40 - 12:00 Mthulisi Velempini Local security, user and network access policies a cost effective way to securing a computer system   H.O. Nyongesa Models for Optimisation of the Effectiveness of Information Retrieval Systems
12:00 - 12:20 J.O. Dehinbo Performance of 2-Tier Web Based Middleware Systems   E. B. Awuah Routing Model for Computer Network
12:20 - 12:40 G. Mosweunyane Using VLANS To Revolutionalize The Organizational Structure   E. Kritzinger Managing Information Security through Five Non-Technical Pillars
LUNCH 12:40 - 14:00
TIME/DAY SESSION 3 - 14:00 - 15:40
Chair R. Dempster ROM 1 - Session 3.1   Chair: Zuva T. Room 2 - Session 3.2
14:00 - 14:20 Tom Addison Striving for IS III project excellence, the views of graduates.   Joseph Bhekizwe Dlodlo Intelligent Agent  Driven E-learning Content Delivery in 3G Networks
14:20 - 14:40 Susan Benvenuti Academic Literacy in Information Systems Students   Totev D. M. S-BASIC  in  Education
14:40 - 15:00 P. J. Joubert Improving information systems students’ understanding of business processes   Ojo S.O. Key Issues emerging from the Computing Curricula 2001 and 2004 and Implications for University Computing Curricula Provision
15:00 - 15:20 GYS LE ROUX A Project Web Site – Using WebCT to facilitate peer review in IS teaching   Bob Jolliffe Software patents in the context of developing countries
15:20 - 15:40 Deepti Garg Student perception in the online course “GEC121 Computer and Information Skills Fundamentals I” at the University of Botswana.   Nkwebi P. Motlogelwa & Conrad Mueller Dynamic Load Balancing techniques on Heterogeneous Network of Workstations: A survey
TEA BREAK - 15:40 - 16:00
16:00 - 17:00 Convenors of Panel Discussion Alta van der Merwe & Paula Kotze   Room 1 or 2 Writing a thesis in article format: feasible within the Computer Science and Information Systems context?
17:00 - 18:00
Dinner
18:00 - 21:00  GAME DRIVE / BOAT CRUISE - 3 HOURS
TIME/DAY July 5th, 2005 - Day 2
  SESSION 1 - 08:30 - 10:10
Chair Jean-Paul Van Belle ROOM 1 - Session  1.1   Chair:  Addison T. ROOM 2 - Session 1.2
08:30 - 08:50 Mthulisi Velempini Integrity, confidentiality and security of data and information in a networked  environment, a challenge to all educational Institutions in maintaining their integrity.   Gopolang B. Influence of Local Area Network Technology advances in Local Area Network Design
08:50 - 09:10 Suzanne Sackstein Methods for evaluating Interface Designs for undergraduate systems development projects   Vreda Pieterse Factors to consider when forming Software Engineering teams in a final year module
09:10 - 09:30  Linda Spark Matric maths as a predictor of success in Information Systems – a study of Information Systems students at the University of the Witatersrand.   Samuel Chikasha Some human factor issues in an e-learning enabled tertiary institution
09:30 - 09:50 Venter L.M. Word processing meets Typography   G. Anderson Usage of a WebCT-based Course in the University of Botswana: A Case Study from GEC121
09:50 - 10:10 Alta van der Merwe Qualitative Research approaches within Information Systems   Eyitayo A. O. Problem Solving and Object-Oriented Program Design: a Pedagogical Approach
TEA BREAK - 10:10 - 10:30
TIME/DAY SESSION 2 - 10:30 - 12:40
Chair Anderson G. ROOM 1 - Session 2.1   Chair: Ojo S. O. ROOM 2 - Session 2.2
10:30 - 10:50 Ms D van Heerden Closing the distance when teaching a programming language   Norman H. Buller Towards Developing and Applying a First Year Information Systems Curriculum on a Multi-Campus University
10:50 - 11:10 Ken Halland Academic performance of Post-Graduate Assistants   Mapoka Staff views on the use of WebCT in teaching a computer literacy course: a case study of the University of Botswana
11:10 - 11:30 AC Leonard IT Service Delivery and Service Support In South African Universities: The Characteristics And Pitfalls Of A Generic Approach   Leila Goosen & Vreda Pieterse Roller coaster riding: highs and lows of understanding OO
11:30 - 11:50 C Blewett & D. Achmad Towards identifying predictors of student performance in learning computer programming at a South African University   Ndabezibhle Soganile Community based learning network: A way to go for developing countries
11:50 - 12:10 Eilleen Dean Using Self-Organizing Maps to Analyze First Year IT Results in Relation to the Student’s Matriculation Results   Shawren Singh My marriage to cousin Lily
12:10 - 12:30 Stamatis Dimas The importance of teaching creativity and innovation to first year Systems Design students: From Left Brain to Right!   Nomusa Dlodlo Bridging the Digital Divide in Education in Matabeleland province of Zimbabwe: Improving Education through ICTs
LUNCH 12:40 - 14:00
TIME/DAY SESSION 3 - 14:00 - 15:40
Chair Ogwu F.J. ROOM 1 - Session 3.1      
14:00 - 16:00 AGM      
16:00 SACLA2005 CONFERENCE ENDS      
19:00 - 21:00 GALA DINNER 
TIME/DAY July 6th, 2005 - Day 3 
06:30 - 08:00 BREAKFAST
06:00- 09:00 GAME DRIVE / BOAT CRUISE - 3 HOURS
12:30 LUNCH

 
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