Author Archives: D Gachago

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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The use of emerging technologies for authentic learning – Presentation at the CISCO African Networking Academy Safari 2012

These are the presentations we did at yesterday’s CISCO African Networking Academy Safari 2012.  

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Digital storytelling and student engagement: A case of pre-service student teachers and their lecturers’ at a University of Technology

This is the paper Eunice Ivala is going to present at the ICEL 2012 conference. Abstract One of the challenges facing higher education institutions in South Africa is low throughput of students. Although there is empirical evidence to support the … Continue reading

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Fundani to host ICEL 2013!

Fundani will be hosting the 2013 International Conference on eLearning (ICEL 2013) at our beautiful conference venue in Granger Bay. Dr Eunice Ivala is currently on her way to Hong Kong, this year’s conference venue, to invite participants to next … Continue reading

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Wikis in education – tools for development of subject knowledge and key academic skills

Topic: Wikis in Education Faciliator: Roisin Kelly-Laubscher, UCT Date:   Thursday, 7th of June 2012, 14.00-16.00 Venue: Room B108, Computer Room, First floor (left wing), Old Science Building, Bellville Workshop description In general terms a wiki is a website to which … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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WS: The use of technologies for the identification of Students at Risk

Facilitator: Izak Smit, Director Centre for E-Learning Venue: Training lab, Centre for e-Learning, E-Learning building, Cape Town campus Date: Thursday 19 April 2012 Time: 14:00 to 16:00 If you are teaching a subject that has been identified as an At … Continue reading

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