Thursday 4 May 2017 saw the launch of the very first New Academics’ Transitions Regional Colloquium at the University of Cape Town. The Colloquium brought together new academics from UCT, the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape.
Lecture recording, was introduced as a supplementary resource to assist students, and is now available in 80 venues at UCT. It has recently been upgraded to include multiple playback options and formats of videos among other things.
The UCT Global Citizenship Programme (GCP) was developed with the aim of exposing “UCT students to broad knowledge relating to global citizenship and social justice through a programme of critical debate and reflective learning activities.
Online learning is increasingly becoming an important way that students interact and develop the necessary values, skills and knowledge in a modern educational setting. It is therefore important to select and apply the appropriate pedagogies to this context.