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2021 Virtual Teaching & Learning Colloquium

2021 Virtual Teaching & Learning Colloquium Programme Schedule

DAY 1: TUESDAY 17 AUGUST 2021

 MAIN AUDITORIUM (JOIN SESSION)

 

OPENING PLENARY SESSION

09:00 – 09:10

Time allocated for delegates to join the  Teaching and Learning Colloquium

09:10 – 09: 20

Prof Renuka Vithal - Deputy Vice Chancellor: Teaching and Learning: Welcoming

09:20 – 09:40

Prof Vuyisile Nkonki - Director: Teaching and Learning: Purpose of the Colloquium

09:40 – 10:00

Prof Sakhela Buhlungu - Vice Chancellor’s Opening Address

10:00 – 10:10

Moderator: Dr Nomakhaya Mashiyi - Q & A from the VC’s Address

10:10 – 10:15

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Dr Luvuyo Ndawule

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote Address : Dr Shafeeka Dokrat - Director: Student Development and Support (TUT)

10:45 – 10:55

Moderator:  Dr Patricia Muhuro - Q&A from the Keynote Address and Session Evaluation

10:55 – 11:10

Session Evaluation and Comfort Break

DAY 1: TUESDAY 18 AUGUST 2021

 YELLOW ROOM (JOIN SESSION)                         BLUE  ROOM (JOIN SESSION)

 

Theme

Curriculum And Learning Experience Design 

Enhancing Student Learning Experience 

Chair

Ms S Ntlabathi

Dr N Mashiyi

Venue

Yellow  Room 

Blue Room 

11:10 – 11:35

Reimagining teaching and learning for law students to embrace blended learning with the fusion of problem-based learning pedagogy: Lessons from Covid-19 perhaps?

 

Ncamane (University of Fort Hare)

Virtual Chemistry Laboratory as empowerment towards Fourth Industrial Revolution 

 

Odularu & Khalo (University of Fort Hare)

11:35 – 12:00

An evaluation of the impact of student typing competency in online summative assessments

 

Bronwyn Batchelor; Arthur van Coller (Independent Institute of Education & University of Fort Hare)

Reflections on Students’ Realities: promoting wellbeing and academic identity

 

Dirks (University of Fort Hare)

12:00 – 12:25

An evaluation of the blended learning model in legal education: is blended learning still relevant for educating the legal practitioner of the future?

 

Bowles & Beyleveld (Independent Institute of Education)

Discussion forums as an intervention strategy for harnessing student engagement in online teaching and learning in higher education

 

Adeola & Nkonki (University of Fort Hare)

12:25 – 12:50

The Development of the rubric for assessing e-Learning case histories

 

Vokwana, (University of Fort Hare)

Shall we rethink group work in the era of Fourth Industrial Revolution? – Lessons from large, diverse class at a rural university

 

Mpayipheli (University of Fort Hare)

13:00 – 14:00

Session Evaluation and Lunch

Theme

Curriculum and Learning Experience Design  

Institutional Leadership and Management

Chair

Dr L Baleni

Dr L Ndawule 

Venue

Yellow Room

Blue  Room 

14: 00 -14:25

Activist Writing, Teaching, and Learning on the University Margins

 

Mzimeni (Nelson Mandela University)

The impact of COVID-19 on learning and teaching interactions: Reflections on academic staff experiences and the need for skills development and training programs targeting new ways of learning during and Post-COVID-19

 

Ruzungunde & Gcaza (University of Fort Hare)

14:25 -14:50

Digital learning – the implication for pedagogy in the training of teachers and health care professionals

 

Roy, van Wyk & Naidoo (University of Fort Hare & University of KwaZulu Natal)

 

 

4IR and Covid 19: How has it affected Staff Development needs of facilitators offering PGDHET at a Rural University in South Africa?  A Systematic Review

 

Baleni, Mushunje & Chitsamatanga (University of Fort Hare)

 

14:50 – 15:20

Online pedagogy: a changing higher education pedagogy and an emerging lecturer habitus (?)

 

Mantashe (University of Fort Hare)

 

Practices that support effective inclusive education supervision, listening and hearing voices from grassroots

Mahanya & Sithole (Great Zimbabwe University)

 

Session/Overall evaluation and Closure  

DAY 2 : WEDNESDAY 18 AUGUST 2021

 MAIN AUDITORIUM (JOIN SESSION)

OPENING PLENARY SESSION

09:10–09:20

Time allocated for delegates to join the Teaching and Learning Colloquium

09:20–09:30

Prof Renuka Vithal - Deputy Vice Chancellor: Teaching and Learning: Day 2 Welcoming

09:30 -09:45

Moderator: Mrs Alanna Riley - Q&A from Recap of Day 1

10:00-10:45

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Dr Florence Mudehwe-Gonhovi

10:30–10:45

Prof Chris Adendorff - Professor of Practice (UJ)

10:45:10:55

Moderator: Dr L Baleni  Q&A from the Keynote Address

10:55–11:00

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Dr Martha Mushunje

11:00–11:30

Keynote Address:  Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal (UJ)

11:30–11:40

Moderator: Dr Adeola Akinyemi Q&A from the Keynote Address

11:40–11:50

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Dr Nomakhaya Mashiyi

11:50–12:15

Keynote Address: Prof Daniela Cachago (UCT)

12:15–12:25

Moderator: Ms Siyanda Ntlabathi - Q&A from the Keynote Address

12:25–12:40

Session Evaluation & Comfort Break

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 18 AUGUST 2021

 MAIN AUDITORIUM -YELLOW ROOM (JOIN SESSION)

 BLUE  ROOM (JOIN SESSION)

Theme

Artificial Intelligence (IA) and the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Rurality and Employability of Graduates in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

Chair

Dr L. Baleni

Dr N. Vokwana

Venue

Main Auditorium - Yellow Room

Blue Room

12:40 – 13:05

Development of an Image-based Application to Detect and Analyses Students’ Emotions in Class

Melane & Nomnga (University of Fort Hare)

Understanding the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the Context of South Africa

 

Vambe (University of Fort Hare)

13:05 – 13:30

AI Technologies as pedagogical approaches to Teaching and Learning: Understanding Perspectives from the Literature on Educational Technology and Education Research

 

Badaru (University of Fort Hare)

Navigating the job market as a recent graduate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution during and post the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mavunga (Independent Institute of Education)

13:30 - 13:40

Evaluation Session

13:40 – 14:20

LUNCH

Theme

Curriculum and Learning Experience Design

Chair

                Ms V. Dondolo

 

Main Auditorium -Yellow Room

14:20 – 14:45

Digital learning – the implication for pedagogy in the training of teachers and health care professionals

Roy, van Wyk & Naidoo (University of Fort Hare & University of KwaZulu Natal)

14:45 – 15: 10

Integration of the 4IR in the hospitality curriculum and industry to enhance student experience during the COVID- 19 pandemic

 

Mbili, Matthews, Molokwane (Durban University of Technology)

15:10 – 15:35

Head in the Cloud

 

Chetty (Durban University of Technology)

15:35 – 16:00

A review of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) application in the South African HEI sector

 

Funda (University of Fort Hare)

16:00 – 16:10

Evaluation Session

16:10 – 16:25

Vote of Thanks and Closure of Colloquium: Prof V. Nkonki