An academic passionate about the professional development of others is a rare find in the increasingly competitive academic world and yet that is exactly what Dr Kasturi Behari-Leak is. She recently completed her PhD on the challenges, constraints and opportunities faced by new academics and made some interesting discoveries.
The book MOOCs and Open Education Around the World will receive the first place book award at the 2016 AECT DDL Awards in Las Vegas.
It has been just over a year since UCT launched its first MOOC and what a challenging and inspirational journey it has been.
Last week UCT launched it's newest MOOC, Becoming a changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation which takes you on a journey of what it means to be a social innovator in your own community through the story of RLabs, a social movement ‘born-and-bred’ in Bridgetown, Cape Town which is now active in 22 countries.