Twenty-two (22) interactive, hands-on workshops to facilitate learning, teaching, assessment and research: September – December 2017

The Centre for Innovative Education and Communication Technologies (CIECT) will offer interactive, hands-on workshops which focus on multimedia teaching tools; and eTools (within iKamva, Google Applications and Turnitin) – to support learning, teaching, assessment and research practices.

You will be able to book via iEnabler for the projected 22 workshops (hosted off-campus). These workshops include the following focus areas:

Multimedia teaching tools for the digital age

The Multimedia teaching tools for the digital age workshop will enable you to engage in a full-day session (interactive, hands-on workshop), which should enable you toedit images, create audio (narration) tracks,  compile your media into a video and upload to an online platform. Furthermore, you will be exposed to a variety of tools and will be able to develop your materials using the device and software of your choosing. Hence, a multi-modal approach to develop your content.

Turnitin to develop academic writing

An interactive, hands-on workshop which should enable participants to create a Turnitin class and design relevant assessment activities for their discipline. In addition, participants will be able to create folders and files to collaborate with peers and supervisors regarding their academic writing pieces, in real-time.


eTools and Assessment Workshop

The eTools and Assessment workshop should enable you to engage in a morning session (interactive, hands-on workshop) – in order to create a structured online environment for blended and distance teaching-and-learning practices within the iKamva platform. Furthermore, you will design relevant assessment activitiesrelated to your discipline.


ePortfolio design and development

An interactive, hands-on workshop which should enable participants to design, develop and structure an ePortfolio for teaching and learning purposes. The importance of the effective application of the Google eTools will be highlighted to support and demonstrate teaching-and-learning practices.

Twenty-two (22) Workshops will be conducted from September – December 2017 (see table below):

Workshop Title September October November December
eTools and Assessment 07th 13th 07th 19th
ePortfolio Development 28th 17th 14th
Turnitin to develop academic writing and research 05th,19th 04th, 26th 29th ,15th 07th , 20th
Multimedia Workshop 13th &  27th 11th & 25th 08th &22nd 13th

NB: Book via the iEnabler system for your attendance to specific workshops (see attached calendar). The workshops will cater 20 participants.

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