Who is planning for the future of physiotherapy?

In the middle ages, cities could spend more than 100 years building a cathedral while at the same time believing that the apocalypse was imminent. They must’ve had a remarkable conviction that commissioning these projects would guarantee them eternal salvation. Compare this to the way we think about planning and design today where, for example, […]

Emerging Technologies and Authentic Learning in Vocational Higher Education conference

Last week I attended the Emerging Technologies and Authentic Learning in Vocational Higher Education conference at the UCT Graduate School of Business, which had a pretty impressive lineup of keynote speakers: Laura Czerniewicz Jan Herrington Victor Mbarika Nick Rushby Gilly Salmon George Veletsianos The general theme of the conference was the idea of “learning and […]

Activity Theory, Authentic Learning and Emerging Technologies

For the past few years I’ve been involved in an NRF-funded research project looking at the use of emerging technologies in higher education. One of the products of that collaborative project was an edited book that has recently been published. Professor Denise Wood, one of the editors, describes the book on her blog: This edited […]

Emerging ICTs in South African higher education

For the past few years I’ve been involved in an NRF-funded research project that looked at the use of emerging ICTs in South African higher education. In addition to the range of conference presentations, publications and postgraduate student progression, we also recently saw the first draft of a set of guidelines for South African lecturers […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-05

@dgachago17 it was a wonderful week, i learned so much from everyone I spoke to, must chat about collab project # @LenSteenkamp Staying at the Beach Hotel, SAA paying for everything, so thats not too bad. Was just a disappointing end # Flight home canceled, spending another night in PE. A bit pissed off with […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-05-03

Getting tons of spam and self-promotion lately. Never blocked anyone before but now I do it on principle. Do I want them following me? # Anyone on #mozopenedcourse know anything about webex and problems with kubuntu 9.04? Maybe issues with Sun’s java not being installed? # Interview with G. Siemens, (author of Handbook for emerging […]

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