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:
Renée Coetzee Head: eLearning Unit
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