Seboka Programme

Glocal Classroom Stellenbosch Seboka 25-26 March 2014 Programme (PDF 2.8mb)

Transforming Education through Technological Innovation Seboka

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Venue:  Wallenberg Research Centre (STIAS), Stellenbosch University

PROGRAMME:  25 MARCH 2014 (DAY 1)

DAY 1: PRE-SEBOKA MORNING SESSION (08:30 – 12:30)“Technology as an Enabler”
Registration & Coffee 08:30 – 09:00
Welcome 09:00 – 09:15
Live Stream/ Archive -Day 1 Morning Session 1
Context, format and logistics | Antoinette van der Merwe & Helmi Dreijer
09:15 – 09:30
Session 1: The connected glocal classroom | Bret Sinclair (Google) 09:30 – 10:00
Session 2: A case for synchronous / asynchronous interaction | Stefan Rodheim (Dalarna University) 10:00 – 10:20
Break – Refreshments 10:20 – 10:45
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 1 Morning Session 2
Session 3: Technology in the glocal classroom | Mark Chaban (Microsoft)
10:45 – 11:15
Session 4: Social Media in Learning and Teaching | Mathew Smorenburg (Stellenbosch University) 11:15 – 11:45
Session 5: Mobile technology in the glocal classroom | JP Bosman and Sonja Strydom (Stellenbosch University) 11:45 – 12:10
Session 6: Connectivity into Africa | Duncan Greaves (TENET) 12:10 – 12:30
Lunch Break 12:30 – 13:30
DAY 1: PRE-SEBOKA AFTERNOON SESSION (13:30– 16:30)“Challenging the technology platform”
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 1 Afternoon Session 1
Remote participation from Australia (20 min presentation) | Colin Carati (Flinders University)
13:30 – 14:00
Remote participation from Africa  (15 min presentation) | G Molelu and Seretse Bagopi (University of Botswana) 14:00 – 14:30
Remote participation from Canada (15 min presentation) | Helen Hambly Odame and Lynn Mitchell (Guelph University) 14:30 – 15:00
Break – Refreshments 15:00 – 15:30
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 1 Afternoon Session 2
Convergence Pedagogy – key to the Glocal Classroom | Oscar Hemer, Mikael Rundberg, and staff and students from the ComDev MA programme, Malmö University
15:30 – 17:00
Depart to Social Event and Braai 17:00
     

Day 2: Conference (Innovation and Transformation)

PROGRAMME:  26 MARCH 2014 (DAY 2)

MORNING SESSION (09:00 – 13:30):  FOCUS ON INNOVATION
Arrival / Coffee / Registration 08:30 – 09:00
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 2 Morning Session 1
Welcome and setting the scene:
Prof Russel Botman (Stellenbosch University)
09:00 – 09:30
Keynote:  Networks for innovation | Pieter Uys (REMGRO) 09:30 – 10:00
Break – Refreshments 10:00 – 10:30
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 2 Morning Session 2
Panel presentations (15 minutes each): Panels consisting of University management members as respondents focusing on how the integration of ICTs has potential for innovation at their particular universities.Arnold Schoonwinkel (Stellenbosch University) and Ian Dunn (Coventry University)

[Session facilitated by Antoinette van der Merwe]
10:30 – 11:30
Case studies (20 minutes each): Case studies focusing on best practice examples of the pedagogical applications of ICTs in teaching and learning that have led to innovation of the curriculum.
Michael Rowe (University of the Western Cape), Karin Jacobs and Kathryn Wirth (Stellenbosch University), Björn Lundgren (Malmö University)
11:30 – 12:30
LUNCH BREAK 12:30 – 13:30
AFTERNOON SESSION (13:30 – 17:00):  FOCUS ON TRANSFORMATION
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 2 Afternoon Session 1
Keynote:  Transforming institutions | Bertie du Plessis (NASPERS)
13:30 – 14:00
Panel presentations (15 minutes each): Panels consisting of University management members as respondents focusing on how the integration of ICTs has potential for transformation of their particular universities.Andrew Casson and Marita Hilliges (Dalarna University), Marietjie de Villiers (Stellenbosch University), Cecelia Christersson (Malmö University)

[Session facilitated by Antoinette van der Merwe]
14:00 – 15:00
Break – Refreshments 15:00 – 15:30
Live Stream/ Archive – Day 2 Afternoon Session 2
Case studies (15 minutes each): Case studies focusing on best practice examples of the pedagogical applications of ICTs in teaching and learning that have led to the transformation of the curriculum.Heleen Mills (Stellenbosch University), Colin Carati (Flinders University),
Richard Gorrie (University of Guelph)
15:30 – 16:45
Conference close, declaration and announcement of follow-up seminars 16:45 – 17:00

 

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