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Application for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Unbundling Higher Education project is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to start in January 2018.
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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...
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.
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Monday, 23 October 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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