24 January: Arabic Event: MOOCs from Use to Production

Presenter: Osama Hendi, Al-Azhar University, Egypt

Date and Time:  Friday, 24 January 2020, 4-5pm SAST/Cairo Time

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Description: This webinar in Arabic will look at the uses of MOOCs in the Arab speaking world

Osama Hendi, is with Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt

Registration and more information on the e/merge Africa Arabic event section

Facilitating Online Course in 2020

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The course will run three times in 2020:

About the course

Facilitating Online provides a solid foundation for facilitating online events and courses. It is registered as a short course at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Facilitating Online was developed by the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) at UCT and is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as part of its support for the e/merge Africa network. It is convened by Tony Carr and Nicola Pallitt and co-facilitated by facilitators from across Africa.

We consider applications in the order in which they arrive so earlier applications stand a higher chance of being accepted

Recommendations by participants

“I learned many facilitation skills that I am now able to apply with my own students. I would recommend the course highly to anyone embarking on the online teaching and learning journey.”
Dr Judith McKenzie, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cape Town.

“This course doesn’t just teach you ABOUT online Facilitation, it actually gets you to facilitate … It’s a real opportunity to learn and develop. And what’s more? It has an African taste…”
Daniel Adeboye, Online Maths Tutor, Tutor for the Future

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13 December 2019: Arabic event: Digital Transformation in Higher Education

Presenter: Yasmin Youssef, CEO & Co-Founder of EduMinds Consulting, Egypt

Date and Time:  Friday, 13 December 2019, 4-5pm SAST/Cairo Time

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Description: This webinar will look at gains and challenges of digital transformation in higher education as witnessed at Ain Shams University and other institutions of higher learning in Egypt.

Yasmin Youssef is CEO & Co-Founder of EduMinds-Consulting and Certified education and ICT expert for interactive education technology. She is also Internal Assessor for the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), a Lecturer for master students at the German Excellence Center, Faculty of Pedagogy at Ain Shams University. A Certified trainer for higher education in the field of e-learning and Institutional Development at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Yasmin supports leaders in managing technology, also in transforming and innovating their institutions to provide education for sustainable development and helps educators in integrating technology in an interactive, meaningful and effective way. She wrote many research and conference papers in integrating Technology in educational Institutions and has recently published a book in Germany about “Blended learning and reforming education in Egypt”. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Education Management from both PH Ludwigsburg/Germany and Helwan University/Cairo.

Registration and more information on the e/merge Africa Arabic event section