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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.
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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.
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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Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Henry Trotter and Dr Glenda Cox presenting on institutional culture and OER policy
The relationship between 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
Whats new in Vula

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
Curriculum for Digital Education Leadership: A Concept Paper
C-Delta - “Digital education leadership is about thinking how you enable others”

Recognising the importance of this digital education leadership the Commonwealth of Learning put out a call to develop a concept paper around it. The paper, with research conducted by CILT, was officially launched at last month’s 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Publication Date:
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 11:45
Lecture hall
Slides before lectures - academics’ views 

Should students be given slides before lectures? This is a contentious issue, so we asked two UCT lecturers and past recipients of the UCT distinguished teacher award to share their views.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:45

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