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Writing Your World MOOC
Writing Your World is a free online gateway course preparing the students to meet the academic demands at university, particularly in relation to academic writing. It runs over four weeks on the Coursera platform and has been designed jointly by...
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First Year Experience
A student’s first year at university is a big transition. The first year brings new experiences, and new ways of learning. First-Year Experience (FYE) at UCT aims to support you during your first year at university. FYE will guide you through this...
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Journeys in Research Writing course
If you are thinking about doing postgraduate research or have just begun your research, this course is for you. It has been designed by an experienced CHED team, and serves as a flexible resource to take you through the initial steps of research...
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Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Lecturers reflect on their efforts to ensure no student gets left behind

Lynne Coleman, Senior Lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, takes a look at recently published collection, Teaching in Extended Programmes in South Africa, which features reflections by ADP lecturers on classroom practices in extended programmes. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 10:15
Negotiating learning and identity in higher education: access, persistence and retention

Negotiating learning and identity in higher education by Dr Bongi Bangeni and A. Prof Rochelle Kapp, is the latest addition to the collaborative books produced jointly by CHED and other faculties at UCT.  The book addresses the issue of students’ multiple transitions in and out of the higher education system, and uniquely documents the agency they display as they negotiate the constraints of multiple contexts over time.

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 11:30
Writing Your World MOOC launch

‘MOOCs are close to my heart,’ stated UCT’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr Max Price at the launch of Writing Your World, on 18 September 2017, as he commended the MOOC design team, and described MOOCs as a priority for VC strategic funding.

Writing Your World is the tenth UCT MOOC designed for learners across the globe.  It is a free online gateway course preparing the students to meet the academic demands at university, particularly in relation to academic writing.  It runs over four weeks on the Coursera platform and has been designed jointly by staff in the Language Development Group (LDG) and the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) in the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED). 

Publication Date:
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 18:00
Authentic engagement - Patient partner programme

Initiated by Dr Rachel Weiss, the Patient Partner Programme promotes patient-centred communication and authentic engagement.  Dr Natashia Muna is involved in the project and is co-supervising a student with Dr Weiss.  

Read more on the UCT website: https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2017-06-29-becoming-partners-in-care

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 12:45

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