Facilitating Extraordinary Conversations
In this blog post, Janet Small discusses the geographical spread, number and nature of learner participation in UCT's first two MOOCs, Medicine and the Arts, and What is Mind?.
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Emerging Technologies in Authentic Learning...
The conference focuses on Authentic Learning in Higher Vocational Education, drawing together diverse fields and complex debates. The Conference takes place from 31 August - 3 September 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa at the UCT Graduate School...
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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Our director Laura Czerniewicz is the only scholar in the global South to make the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education's (AACE) top 20 in educational technology to connect through social media.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 13:30

Need help with Vula? You can ask a friend, work it out alone, or – better still – you can go online to YouTube, where you will find a nifty collection of Vula Help video tutorials . These can be found on at http://tinyurl.com/vulahelp-videos categorised into various playlists.  The main purpose of these videos is to assist Vula users to be able to use key aspects of Vula successfully, so the first round of recordings focused on tools that students are required to use frequently and en masse, particularly among first years and students new to UCT.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:45

Living in the age of ‘supercomplexity’ in which the world is increasingly unknowable, disruptive, unequal and disturbing, we are constantly assailed by difficult questions, competing priorities and a multiplicity of choices and options. In South Africa and Africa more broadly, we see this daily in the urgent, complex, heated debates around poverty, inequality, democracy, justice, responsibility and restitution.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:30
Flexible Futures: The Big Questions 28/1/2015

After a start much delayed by thunderstorms,  I went to Pretoria this week for two days to be the respondent for the University of Pretoria’s Flexible Futures Conference, the teaching and learning conference hosted by the University’s Department of Education Innovation. My brief was to respond to the presentations and discussions over the two days in terms of the Big Questions. It certainly meant that I was one person paying unadulterated attention throughout.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 09:00