Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan
Absolutely brilliant course: From green algae to humans – Life on Earth in five weeks
Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan was one of the first academics who came to mind when CILT were identifying possible courses for the UCT MOOCs project. She is an internationally renowned A-rated researcher whose research interests include dinosaurs...
The UCT Teaching & Learning Conference 2017 will take place 2 August under the theme, "Building Capacity for Change". Abstracts are due 2 June.
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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.
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Thursday, 29 June 2017
CILT MACE awards 2016
MACE awards for UCT MOOC team

A massive congratulations to the MOOC and video team at CILT for their wins at the Marketing and Communication Excellence Awards 2016. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday evening, 24 November, in Cape Town. 

Publication Date:
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 17:30
PMD Symposium
Does the use of personal mobile devices aid teaching and learning?

Two years ago the Department of Higher Education and Training commissioned the Personal Mobile Device (PMD) Project to investigate how the “financial investment of a PMD, whether on the part of a university or on students themselves, can add value to the teaching and learning experience.” 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:15
Students visit Philippi Horticultural Area
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
Man and laptop
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