Rapid eLearning workshop – a lecturer’s best friend

Topic: Rapid eLearning workshop
Faciliators: Linda Mkhize, Fundani and Lulama Siyotywa , Centre for eLearning
Date:   Thursday, 17 May 2012, 14.00-16.00
Venue:  B109 in Science Building, Bellville

Workshop description:

Working with MS PowerPoint as the integrative tool, this workshop aims to empower lecturers to design and develop more engaging learning materials without any programming, graphical design or other multi‑media authoring skills.

We will combine text, graphics, audio and video by using the following Rapid e‑Learning tools:

  • PowerPoint audio and video functionalities
  • iSpring
  • Audacity
  • Format Factory
  • Publishing tools (LMS and Web)


By the end of the workshop participant will:

  1. Understand the basics of audio and video and how it can be incorporated into a presentation or course content.
  2. Have seen rapid e‑Learning in action
  3. Have had hands-on interaction with the freely available Rapid e‑Learning tools
  4. Have learnt how to publish PowerPoint presentations on the web and as well as on the LMS.

To book your place please email gachagod@cput.ac.za


Workshop resources

The following tools are free and readily available to download and use:

iSpring            http://www.ispringsolutions.com
Audacity         http://audacity.sourceforge.net
Format Factory         http://www.formatoz.com




About D Gachago

I have been working in the field of eLearning for more than 10 years, in commercial companies and in Higher Education, in Austria, Botswana, Scotland and now South Africa. I am still enthusiastic about all the interesting stuff that's going on and am trying desperately to keep on top of all the new technology coming out (not always managing very well).
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