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UCT Ian Barbour
How One African University Has Extended Its Reach Across the Continent and Beyond
In the grand MOOC experiment, there are a few universities that stand out for their contributions to the new worldwide learning ecosystem.
Three UCT MOOCs in Top 50 MOOCs of All Time 2017
Three UCT MOOCs in Top 50 MOOCs of All Time 2017
MOOC aggregator Class Central has ranked three UCT MOOCs in its list of Top 50 MOOCs of All Time 2017
Graduation by mycarmcarm on www.pixabay.com
Emergence and role of private providers in the South African Higher Education landscape
The Unbundled University research project examines what constitutes the ‘unbundled university’ & considers the intersection of marketisation, digital technologies & the notion of unbundling.
Writing your World: Finding yourself in the academic space
Writing your World: Finding yourself in the academic space
This new free online course helps to familiarise prospective students of all ages with university expectations, particularly with regard to academic writing in English.
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...
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Friday, 19 January 2018
Sol Plaatje Global Citizenship Programme training with UCT
Empowering students to make a difference

“We want our students to go back into the community and make a difference”, words of purpose from Jerome September, Head of Student Affairs at Sol Plaatje University in Kimberly, when asked about the reason for the new SPU partnership with the UCT Global Citizenship Programme (GCP)

Publication Date:
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 15:45
Organ Donation MOOC launch
Everyone can do something - Organ Donation MOOC launched

With August being Organ Donor Awareness, it seemed like the perfect time to officially launch UCT’s latest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Health Sciences, Organ Donation: From Death to Life.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:45
Associate Professor Laura Czerniewicz
Unbundling and Rebundling: Contested Terrain in Higher Education - keynote at CSCL2017

This past month Associate Professor Laura Czerniewicz presented the opening keynote, “Unbundling and Rebundling: Contested Terrain in Higher Education”, at The 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) in Philadelphia, USA. 

Publication Date:
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 15:15
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

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