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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...


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Tuesday, 7 July 2020
Critical social issues part of mainstream curriculum

‘Social Infrastructures: engaging with community for change’ (SI) - has been developed via a partnership between EBE and CHED and has its roots in UCT’s Global Citizenship programme (GC) (see www.globalcitizen.uct.ac.za). The course counts as an 18-credit Humanities Complementary Studies Elective for EBE degrees.

Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 09:45
UCT’s 20th MOOC delivers inclusivity

Delivering the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) 20th Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is certainly cause for celebration. In just four years, the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teachingʼs (CILT) previous 19 free online courses, covering topics ranging from social innovation to fintech, climate change and clinical research, have reached over 250 000 self-motivated students.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 - 17:15
Innovation for the public good in a deeply unequal society

Like universities all over the world, South African universities are grappling with the implications of living in the era of the fourth industrial revolution, where there is a blurring of boundaries between the physical, digital and biological domains. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 May 2019 - 12:30
Issues for universities using private companies for online education

At a time when blended learning courses and online qualifications are becoming part of the work of residential universities, they are confronted with the question of where the capacity for these new areas of activity will come from.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 10:45