CILT Design Studio flyer
CILT Design Studio
Join us for a flexible four-week short course to redesign your course for online teaching! (with optional weekly Zoom sessions) The course starts 7 July. Registration is free.
How CILT can support remote teaching
The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching is hosting webinars and producing resources to help you in your remote teaching.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a growing concern all over the world. Read UCT's feature page on COVID-19 here.
Contact/enquiries - Vula Help-desk
Course convenors need to prepare for remote teaching. Moving teaching and learning activities online requires preparation from academic staff and tutors. For advice, assistance or a personal consultation please contact help@vula.uct.ac.za
Teaching Online Portal
The Teaching Online Portal is a CILT-authored resources that covers teaching and learning online, from communicating with students to creating multi-media content. It contains links to tools, policies, stories of online teaching practices by UCT...


Home > Home


Tuesday, 7 July 2020
Glenda Cox at the OpenEd Colloquium

DOT4D Principal Investigator Dr Glenda Cox was recently invited to Nelson Mandela University where she will be presenting at their first Open Education Colloquium. The Open Education Colloquium aims to create spaces for higher education students and staff to engage with key issues and opportunities related to Open Education Resources. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 15:15
2019 Keynote Speakers SoTL Without Borders: Engaged Practices for Social Change

ISSOTL19 is pleased to announce this year's keynote sessions! We have assembled them to chart an intentional sequence through the conference. The opening plenary, by Dr. Kasturi Behari-Leak, will set the stage and raise important questions about the role of SoTL in decolonization and permeating borders.

Publication Date:
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 11:30
Fighting the power in hip hop and scholarship

"CHED’s Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching has been doing innovative work on open education resources, open scholarship and open-access alternatives.

The impact of this will extend beyond scholarship: The cost of knowledge for students will be reduced and by decommodifying knowledge, Haupt argued, knowledge is decolonised."

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 09:15
Teaching and learning through community engagement

While there are challenges to community-engaged teaching and learning (CETL), the motivation for and benefits of undertaking it are encouraging, according to research conducted by Rutendo Furusa and Associate Professor Janice McMillanfrom the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT).

Furusa and McMillan presented their findings at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) 2019 Teaching and Learning Conference, on Thursday, 11 July. Their presentation was titled “Engaging the wider context: community-engaged teaching and learning as emergent practice”.

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 09:45