Category Archives: mlearning

Increasing options for student learning through the use of mobile devices

Facilitator: Dr Philip Uys, Director, Strategic Learning and Teaching Innovation, Charles Sturt University, Australia Date and location: Monday, 30th of May 2011, 14.00-16.00, Preview Room, Fundani, Bellville Workshop description: The seminar aims to encourage discussion about new options for student learning … Continue reading

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Creating podcasts using Audacity

Facilitator: Daniela Gachago, CPUT Date: 24th of February 2011,14.00-16.00 Location: Room 4.28, Fourth Floor, Engineering Building, Cape Town campus Workshop description: This hands-on workshop is a follow-up from last year’s seminar on the use of “Podcasting in Teaching and Learning” … Continue reading

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Bulk SMSing

Recently I have been approached by two lecturers to discuss the possibility of using Bulk SMS to communicate with students. Bulk SMS portals such as  http://www.bulksmsportal.co.za offer SMS packages at a comparatively cheap rate (e.g. R0.27 for a bundle of … Continue reading

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Let’s Mxit! The use of mobile technology for supporting students’ learning

Facilitators: Ronald Arendse (UWC), Amanda Morris and Roux Rossouw (CPUT).        Date, time and venue: 10th of March 2010, 9.00-12.00, Faculty of Engineering, Cape Town Campus, room 3.15, Engineering Building. Workshop description:        Academics need to recognize the growing and important role cell phones … Continue reading

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