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Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan
Absolutely brilliant course: From green algae to humans – Life on Earth in five weeks
Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan was one of the first academics who came to mind when CILT were identifying possible courses for the UCT MOOCs project. She is an internationally renowned A-rated researcher whose research interests include dinosaurs...
TLC2017
TLC2017
The UCT Teaching & Learning Conference 2017 will take place 2 August under the theme, "Building Capacity for Change". Abstracts are due 2 June.
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Unbundling Higher Education: An academic staff development view
What might unbundling Higher Education mean for academic staff development and pedagogy?
Laptop rollout UCT - photo by Robyn Walker
Free laptops for hundreds of first-year students
Over 800 delighted first-year students on financial aid have received free laptops and backpacks thanks to a campus-wide initiative...
Protesters shut down UCT on 3rd October 2016
Decolonising the curriculum: it’s in the detail, not just in the definition
In the two years since student protests kicked off at SA's universities, people have become increasingly interested in what decolonisation means. People want a precise definition. But it’s not that simple.
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Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Panel discussion at Apereo Africa 2017
We need for universities to develop an institutional culture of e-learning

This May Cape Town hosted the Annual Apereo Africa Conference. The Apereo Foundation supports and develops software that is used in thousands of educational institutions across the globe. At the conference Dr Cheryl Brown of CILT, who is also a member of the Board of Directors of Apereo, chaired a panel discussion entitled “The use of e-learning as a means of delivering teaching to students during the #feesmustfall crisis in South Africa in 2016”.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 08:45
Facilitating Online Course
Facilitating Online Course: Supporting Online & Blended Teaching  

UCT staff have the opportunity to apply for a free online professional development course Facilitating Online. It provides a solid foundation for facilitating online events and courses. The next course starts on 19 June and runs until 11 August

Publication Date:
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 14:00
NATRC2017
New Academics' Transitions Regional Colloquium

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. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 18:45
Lecture recording at UCT
Lecture recording upgrades to better support teaching and learning

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. 

Publication Date:
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 09:30

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