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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.
Free online course: Extinctions: Past and Present
Free online course - Extinctions: Past and Present
Join us in exploring the past five mass extinctions that shaped the Earth's biodiversity and the possibility that we are experiencing a human-driven sixth mass extinction.
Becoming a changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation
UCT MOOC makes Top 10 list for 2016
Becoming a changemaker has been listed as one of MOOC aggregator Class Central's Top 10 MOOCs of 2016
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Higher Education Studies
Whether it be engaging more deeply in the practice of teaching, conducting research or advancing your own knowledge of educational practice in higher education, you may want to consider one of the Higher Education Studies programmes at UCT.
CILT [Open] Position Papers
This series of position papers from the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town draws on professional and research experience to provide overviews of key issues in higher education.
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Monday, 27 March 2017
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A new transcontinental research project is looking at the way technology is affecting traditional campus-based degrees. As digital technology continues to influence and “disrupt” how students learn and are taught, the research by the Universities of Leeds and Cape Town will examine its effect on staff, students and employers

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 08:00
The first recipient of a laptop

Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of UCT recently attended the Global Universities Leaders Forum at the World Economic Forum to discuss how different universities are leveraging technology to prepare graduates for a technology-driven future. In an opinion piece, Let's flip the varsity classroom and step into the digital future in the Mail & Guardian Dr Price elaborates on various technology-focused initiatives from UCT.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 08:15
Henry Trotter and Dr Glenda Cox presenting on institutional culture and OER policy

Understanding the relationship between institutional culture and OER policy at a university is important in motivating academics to share their teaching materials. This is according to the research article, Institutional Culture and OER Policy: How Structure, Culture, and Agency Mediate OER Policy Potential in South African Universities, by Dr Glenda Cox and Henry Trotter of CILT.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:00
Computer

Vula has recently been upgraded with a range of new tools at your disposable including a new responsive design to upgrades to the Lessons, Gradebook and Turnitin tools. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 15:30

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