Thursday, 15 September 2022 at 3pm (CAT)
Engaging Design: Utilising the principles of User Experience (UX) to create meaningful and contaxtually relevant online learning. (Dr M Landman)
Thursday, 13 October 2022 at 3pm (CAT)
Improving Student Engagement and Success in South African Higher Education: Lessons from the pandemic (Prof F Strydom & Dr S Loots)
Once again, the National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South (Nadeosa) ran a successful online conference 10 –12 May 2022. Running under the theme: Open Distance Learning on the Pathway to 2030, this conference was co-hosted by three higher education providers, namely Business Management Training College, STADIO, and MANCOSA. These institutions were supported by technical staff from University of the Free State.
The 2022 conference was graced by keynote addresses from Professors Angelo Dube from Unisa and Divya Singh from STADIO. Prof Dube presented on decoloniality as a tool for transforming and regaining control of the knowledge economy and Prof Singh on internationalisation of higher education and joint degrees. The conference attracted 53 registrations and 31 presentations that all centred on salient aspects on distance education. You can access the presentations below:
15. Ooko M. O. Aluko F. R. and Cassim Lambart Z. Assessing an integrated technological support response to a cohort of distance education students in a developing context. Nadeosa Conference 2022. Unit for Distance Education, University of Pretoria.