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Daily online session: challenges & opportunities of teaching & learning online
CILT staff members will be hosting a daily online session to chat about the challenges & opportunities of teaching & learning online. We invite interested UCT staff to join us daily from 27 October (13:00 - 13:45) to chat about your experiences of & share ideas about how to improve online learning & teaching.
These online sessions will be hosted at: http://meeting.uct.ac.za/online_at_lunch/...
You will need a PC or laptop with an internet connection, or a cellphone (download the Adobe Connect app).
Three of our UCT MOOCs have made it into Class Central's Top 50 MOOCs of all time for 2017! What is a Mind?, Extinctions: Past & Present and Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics have all been featured on this exclusive list.
Read about them here: https://goo.gl/dkJ2st
Catch the e/merge Africa webinar: The Massively Open On Air Courses (MOOAC): Contextualizing MOOCs in Africa today, 31 August at 13h00 with Rebecca Yvonne Bayeck, PhD candidate, Pennsylvania State University, United States.
Our free online course, Extinctions-Past and Present explores how life on earth has been shaped by five mass extinction events in the distant past and the possi...bility of a sixth mass extinction today.
Past participants have commented that, "The extinctions course was wonderful because we got exposed to different researchers in different fields. There is a difference between reading something online and actually having the researcher or professional talk to you about it."
To learn more: https://goo.gl/NHmjXW
“We want our students to go back into the community and make a difference” New partnership between Sol Plaatje University and the University of Cape Town UCT Global Citizenship: Leading for Social Justice Programme
#TLC2017UCT has officially kicked off. Between 10-12 am the formal presentations in Venue 1 will be on a host of topics including:
Building capacity for change: a partnership between UCT and the local minibus-taxi industry
Critical Repositioning: towards a values-based curriculum for Architectural Education...
Use of Engineering Design Course as a Means to Introduce Decolonization in Engineering Education
Translanguaging as a transformative pedagogy for multilingual students: learning from the Maths White Board project
The latest University of Cape Town MOOC - 'Writing your World: Finding yourself in the academic space' is a gateway course aimed at anyone planning to study at ...university. If you are in your final year of high school, taking a gap year or a professional studying again, this course could help you to familiarise yourself with university expectations around academic writing in English.
If you're interested in rethinking your awareness of Copyright and openly licensed teaching materials join our workshop tomorrow which is an introduction to Copyright and Creative Commons (CC).
Date: 5 July 2017
Time: 12h00 - 14h00
Venue, CILT, Green Room
If you're interested in teaching with technology or mediating student learning through technology join us in thinking about teaching & learning in digital spaces.
4 July 2017
14h00 - 16h00,
CILT Green Room
This past month Associate Professor Laura Czerniewicz presented the opening keynote, “Unbundling and Rebundling: Contested Terrain in Higher Education”, at The 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) in Philadelphia, USA.
Read more: https://goo.gl/21nZGy
Our latest free online course explores the science behind death determination and when is it possible for deceased organ donation take place. It aims to help en...sure that the option of organ donation is compassionately explored in all appropriate situations at the end of life in the best way possible. Course starts 3 July 2017.
If you're interested in mass extinctions, the earth's biodiversity and the impact we humans are having on the earth then our free online course Extinctions: Past & Present may be for you.