Presentation on theme: "Renée Coetzee Head: eLearning Unit. What is eLearning? eLearning is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. “Teaching and learning."— Presentation transcript:
What is eLearning? eLearning is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. “Teaching and learning through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).”
What is eLearning? e = electronic e = enhanced, enriched, engaged, empowered
But why? HET context changes Demands of job market Global village Unique capabilities: learning styles, communication, collaboration, access to information Opportunity / Potential!
eLearning @ UFH Objective To develop a critical scholarly culture encouraging research-based and context-driven transformative and innovative teaching and learning practices that involve the integration of technology.
eLearning @ UFH Mainstream practice; “transparent “technology Contextually relevant knowledge base Develop community of practice Independence: knowledge and skills reside in faculties Sensible expansion Research subsidy
eLearning Tools MS Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint) Email (Outlook) Institutional Network Learning Management System (Blackboard, Moodle) Internet: social networking, podcasting Multimedia Cellphones, PDAs