Category Archives: good practice

Using clickers to collect data for my D.Ed.

by Joy Alexander, communications lecturer, Engineering, CPUT Context: D. Ed. data collection Rationale: The opportunity to collect data from a representative sample of final year teacher education students at the end of their B.Ed. program is always challenging. Their main … Continue reading

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First ever Teaching and Learning with Technology day a great success

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Captive audience at first CPUT Teaching and Learning with Technology day

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CPUT Teaching and Learning with Technology day

Dear colleagues! The Educational Technology Unit, Fundani, is inviting CPUT staff to the first CPUT Teaching and Learning with Technology Day! Date: 2nd of November 2011, 9.00-16.00 Location: IT Center, Bellville Campus Lecturers, in collaborations with their students, will present … Continue reading

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Using clickers as a survey tool

Context: 4th year Food Technology course Rationale: Maricel Krugel, the lecturer on this course, introduced new methods of teaching and technologies into this course, such as research-based learning in groups and twitter. She used clickers to gather mid-course feedback from students on … Continue reading

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Using clickers to trace change of attitudes amongst Engineering students

Context: 60 ECP Engineering students in a Conversation class. Rationale: In her conversation class Marie-Ann Ogle covers a range of controversial topics with the intent of improving students confidence to speak in front of others. Many of these topics deal … Continue reading

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Graphic Design ECP knock-out: using clickers for practicing concepts

Context: 30 ECP Graphic Design students. Reason for using clickers After assessing a class test on difficult concepts in Graphic Design, Edwine Simone, the lecturer, decided to use clickers to run a pub quiz on concepts that students struggled with in … Continue reading

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Using a Facebook group to organise course information and discussion

Jolanda Morkel and Hermie Voulgarelis from the Department of Architectural Technology have been experimenting with blogs and  Facebook groups in their course “Principles of Architectural Design 3”. In this interview Jolanda talks about their experiences so far. Why did you … Continue reading

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