2010 Workshop series on Technology in Teaching and Learning

The Educational Technology Unit, Fundani CHED, has lined up an exciting series of workshops on the integration of innovative technologies in teaching and learning, from March to November 2010.

Local experts in the field from CPUT but also other Universities in the region, will present on their experiences on using much-talked about technologies, such as Mxit, FacebookGoogle appsOER, podcasts, or clickers in their teaching.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to listen to first-hand accounts, practical tips and gain hands-on access on some of the most promising new developments in teaching and learning. Individual workshops will be advertised through CPUT newsflash and the Educational Technology Unit blog.

Make sure you book early, since places are limited. To sign up please send an e-mail to: Dr. Eunice Ivala at Ivalae@cput.ac.za or Mrs Daniela Gachago at Gachagod@cput.ac.za

Workshop description

Month Workshop Title Date Presenter(s) Hosting Faculty
March The use of mobile technology for supporting students’ learning (Mxit, MMS and notify.me) 10/3/2010 Ronald Arendse(UWC), Amanda Morris, RouxRossouw (CPUT) Engineering
April Open Educational Resources in teaching and learning 15 /4/2010 Prof. Cheryl Hodgkinson-William (UCT) Informatics and Design
May Using Digital Storytelling as an approach to introducing technology skills 4/5/2010 Andre Daniels (UWC) Education and Social Sciences
July Using Google Applications in teaching and learning 20/7/2010 Dr Nicky Roman (UWC) Applied Sciences
August Using podcasting in teaching and learning 12/8/2010 Dr Dick Ng’ambi (UCT) Business
September Using clickers in teaching and learning 16/9/2010 Daniela Gachago (CPUT) Health and Wellness Sciences
October Accessing digital library, e-books and open access databases for teaching and research resources 14/10/2010 Library staff (CPUT) Library
November Using social networks in teaching and learning 18/11/2010 Marlon Parker (CPUT) Fundani