2 November 2021: Changing centres of Teaching and Learning

Date and Time: Tuesday, 2nd November 2021, 15:00 SAST

Presenter: Professor Laura Czerniewicz, Centre for Learning and Teaching (CILT) Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED), University of Cape Town

Session format: Panel discussion 1 hour

Description of the session:  

In this interactive session, we will discuss how best centres of teaching and learning can support educators and students in a post-pandemic university, focusing in particular on what form appropriate and context-specific institutional structures should take.

An analytical review reflects on the ways that centres for teaching and learning in universities are formulated and how they might change to best respond to and address the changing needs of students, academics and institutions in a post pandemic era.

Our Presenter’s Bio: 

Professor Laura Czerniewicz, Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching,  Centre for Higher Education Development, University of Cape Town

Laura Czerniewicz was the first director of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT), at the University of Cape Town, (2014 to 2020) having previously led UCT’s Centre for Educational Technology, OpenUCT Initiative and Multimedia Education Group . Her many roles in education over the years include academic, researcher, strategist, advocate, teacher, teacher-trainer and educational publisher. Threaded through all her work has been a focus on equity and digital inequality. These have permeated her research interests which focus on the changing nature of higher education in a post-digital society and new forms of teaching and learning provision. She plays a key strategic and scholarly role in the areas of blended /online learning as well as in open education institutionally, nationally and internationally.

More information about her http://www.cilt.uct.ac.za/cilt/about/laura-czerniewicz

This session has ended – Please see the e/merge Africa YouTube channel for more

Twitter:  @czernie

Resources: 

Blog: https://czernie.weebly.com

Back ground article: Changing Centres of Teaching and Learning an analytical review

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