The UCT Teaching & Learning Conference 2017 will take place 2 August under the theme, "Building Capacity for Change". Abstracts are due 2 June.
Medicine and the Arts MOOC
Medicine and the Arts - free online course
We explore the intersection of medicine, medical anthropology & the creative art & introduce you to the emerging field of medical humanities & the concept of whole person care.
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Unbundling Higher Education: An academic staff development view
What might unbundling Higher Education mean for academic staff development and pedagogy?
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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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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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Tuesday, 23 May 2017
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Social Infrastructures course wins UCT Collaborative Education Practice award

The ‘Social Infrastructures: Engaging with Community for Change (SI)’ course is the recipient of the 2016 UCT Collaborative Education Practice Award that recognises excellent collaborative approaches to enhance the teaching and learning environment at UCT.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 15:15
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How creating MOOCs can shape educators' open educational practices

A recent study by CILT researchers describes how educators’ openness-related practices change over time after creating a MOOC.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:45
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Unearthing white academics’ experience of teaching in higher education in South Africa

In his recent paper, Unearthing white academics’ experience of teaching in higher education in South Africa, Associate Professor Jeff Jawitz of CILT, delves into what it means to be a white academic at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 15:00
What is blended learning and teaching?

The blended approach to teaching and learning uses a combination of online and face-to-face teaching and learning modes and methods.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 15:30