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  • ICT in Education
  • Open Source Movement and OERs
  • Issues in Novice Computer programming
  • Evaluation of online learning environments
  • ICT Regulatory and Policy Frameworks
  • Education for Sustainable development and Sustainable development


  • Chan Mow, IT 1998, ‘The Extent Computer technology and Contemporary Instructional Strategies Have Influenced Each Other’ PRISMCS Journal vol.1, no. 1, pp 109 – 123
  • Chan Mow, IT 1998, ‘Trends and Developments in the Area of Computing Education at the National University of Samoa: A Personal Perspective’ PRISMCS Journal vol.1, no. 1, pp 211- 218
  • Chan Mow, I 1999, ‘Factors from Cognitive Theory That Should be considered when designing Educational Software’ PRISMCS Journal vol.2, no. 1, pp117 – 134
  • Chan Mow, I T 2005, ‘Future Directions in the Use of Computers in Samoa’ The Journal of Samoan Studies vol.1, no. 1, pp 167 - 184
  • Chan Mow I.T, & Yates G 2004, ‘Teaching computer programming to promote problem solving skills of students in Samoa : the CABLE approach’ In Proceedings of ACEC 2004, Adelaide July 5th – 8th.

  • Chan Mow I.T 2006a, The effectiveness of a cognitive apprenticeship based learning environment (CABLE) in teaching computer programming, unpublished PHD dissertation, UNISA.
  • Chan Mow I.T 2001, ‘The effectiveness of collaborative learning in teaching databases in a computerised environment’, Unpublished masters dissertation, UNISA

  • Chan Mow I.T, Au K.W & Yates G 2006c, ‘Evaluating the effectiveness of the online implementation of CABLE’. Proceedings of Pan-Commonwealth of Learning Conference Ochos Rios Jamaica November 2006- can be accessed online at (Papers arranged alphabetically under authors names, type C for Chan Mow)
  • Chan Mow I.T, Au K.W & Yates G 2007, ‘The effect of the CABLE approach on the levels of mental engagement of students in computer programming ‘, in Magued Iskander (ed) , Innovations in E-learning, Instruction, Technology, Assessment and Engineering Education,Proceedings of CISSE2006 Springer, The Netherlands, pp 145 - 150
  • Chan Mow, I.; Strigel, C.; Va’a, R. 2007, (September) Innovative Information and Communication Technology in Education and its Potential for Reducing Poverty in the Asia and Pacific Region (TA No. 6278-REG) “Provoking Change: Technology in Education Case Studies from Samoa” Samoa Country Report – Samoa; Submitted to the Asian Development Bank, RTI International, Research Triangle Park
  • Chan Mow; I. T. (2008) ‘Issues and difficulties in teaching Novice computer programming’, Proceedings of CISSE 2007.
  • Chan Mow I.T, Au K.W & Yates G. 2006b, “The Impact of CABLE in teaching computer programming” in R. Mizoguchi et al. (eds.),Learning by Effective Utilization of Technologies: Facilitating Intercultural Understanding, Proceedings of ICCE2006 IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp 55 - 62
  • Chan Mow I.T, Au K.W & Yates G (2009) ‘Evaluating the Impact of CABLE: A cognitive apprenticeship-based Learning Environment’ in S Marshall, W Kinuthia, & W Taylor (eds) Bridging the Knowledge Divide: Educational Technology for Development Information Age Publishing


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The FLOSS4EDu is an exciting prospect for us from the Pacific especially since we share common problems hence the need for common solutions. The National University has virtual classrooms hosted in Moodle hence wiki authoring can be used in diversifying online content of OER.