2021 Virtual Teaching & Learning Colloquium
The main purpose of the colloquium is to explore the possibilities, complexities, and affordances of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in Higher Education in so far as they relate to teaching and learning. This will be achieved through the interrogation of practices and experiences with respect to enablement, enhancement and support of programmes and arrangements as well as students’ and lecturers’ practices and experiences.
2021 Virtual Teaching and Learning Colloquium
Lined-up Keynote Speakers
"Chris Adendorff "
Chris Adendorff is a Senior Futurist and Professsor at International School of Management (France), Ecole Des Ponts Business School (France), University of Johannesburg as well as Trinity University (USA) and MD of various entrepreneurial ventures in South Africa, Greece and England. He has been a family business entrepreneur since 1985 and, along with his Professional Futurist Architect wife, Dr.
"Prof Daniela Gachago"
Daniela is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Innovation for Learning and Teaching (CILT) at the University of Cape Town. Her research focuses on academic staff development on the use of emerging technologies to transform teaching and learning in higher education, with a particular focus on socially just pedagogies such as digital storytelling. She is also interested in innovative course and curriculum design drawing from cocreative approaches such as design thinking.
"Prof Tshilidzi Marwala"
Professor Marwala is an accomplished scholar with multi-disciplinary research interests that include the theory and application of artificial intelligence to engineering, computer science, finance, social science and medicine. He has an extensive track record in human capacity development and has published 23 books in artificial intelligence.
"Dr Shafeeka Dockrat"
Dr Shafeeka Dockrat is the Director of Student Development and Support at the Tshwane University of Technology. She is registered with the HPCSA as a research psychologist and psychometrist. She has a master's degree in the field of Sport Psychology, a master's in Research Psychology, and an MBA. She obtained a PhD degree at the University of Pretoria. Her research foci include the fields of student success, psychometrics and digital adoption.