Proceedings for Transform 2015

ISBN: 978-0-620-67425-6

Peer-reviewed paper Keynote Presentation Invited paper
Day 1  Learning Environments
Keynote Daniela Gachago, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa : Podcasting – A technology for all?
Presentation 34 MB | Paper       Live Tuesday 7 April at 11:00 (Recording)


Paper Opening followed by Keynote: Associate Professor Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams, University of Cape Town: Open Educational Resources and Pedagogical Practices in African Higher Education: A perspective from the ROER4D Project
Presentation 7 MB | Paper      Live Tuesday 7 April at 13:00 (Recording) & Colloquium Opening (Recording)


Paper Tesfaye Bayu Bati, Hawassa University, Ethiopia; Prof. Helene Gelderblom, University of Pretoria, South Africa; and Prof. Judy van Biljion UNISA, South Africa: Blended learning in large classes: a reflection on students experience from an Ethiopian University
Presentation (streaming) | Paper       Live Tuesday 7 April at 14:00 (Recording)


Paper Erica Bass-Flimmons, Georgia State University, United States and Associate Professor Wanjira Kinuthia, Georgia State University, United States: Mobile Learning in Higher Education – The promotion of education by way of YouTube videos in Ghana
Presentation 46 MB | Paper       Live Tuesday 7 April at 16:00(Recording)


Day 2 Access to Learning
Keynote Dr. John Kwame Boateng, University of Ghana: Accessibility consideration for e-learning in GhanaPresentation 40 MB | Paper       Live Wednesday 8 April at 11:00 (Recording)


Paper Keynote: Associate Professor Dick Ng’ambi, ETI Lab, South Africa: Why higher education in Africa produces square pegs for round holes: a call for innovative approachesPresentation  | Paper   Live Wednesday 8 April at 13:00 (Recording)


Day 3 Transforming Pedagogical Practices
Keynote Xavier Muianga. Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique; Tina Klomsri, Stockholm University, Sweden; Professor Matti Tedre, Stockholm University, Sweden and Inocente Mutimucuio, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique: From Teacher Centered to Student Centered Learning – Developing Modern ICT Supported Learning in Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
Presentation  | Paper       Live Thursday 9 April at 11:00 (Recording)


Paper Nonofo Constance Losike-Sedimo, University of Botswana: Transforming pedagogical practices in African higher education with blended learning: considering Telepresence in university teaching
Presentation | Paper      Live Thursday 9 April at 12:00 (Recording)


Paper Invited Paper: Professor Alan Amory, South African Institute for Distance Education: The Collaboration-Authentic Learning-Tool Mediation (CAT) Framework: The Design, Use and Evaluation of an Academic Professional Development Workshop
Presentation  | Paper       Live Thursday 9 April at 13:00 (Recording)


Paper Dr. Joel Mtebe, University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania: Making Learning Management System Success for Blended Learning in Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Presentation  | Paper      Live Thursday 9 April at 14:00 (Recording)


Paper Dr. Adekunle Otunla, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and Dr. Joshua Akinyemi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: A Correlational study of Postgraduate Students’ Engagement in Asynchronous Online Discussion (AOD) for Collaborative Learning in a Nigerian Faculty of Public Health
Presentation (streaming)  | Paper       Live Thursday 9 April at 15:00 (Recording)


Day 4 Emerging Learning Ecologies
Keynote Simon-Peter Kafui Aheto, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa and Professor Johannes Cronjé, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa: Rhizomatic identities among design learners
Presentation 4 MB | Paper       Live Friday 10 April at 13:00 (Recording)


Paper Keynote: Associate Professor Wanjira Kinuthia, Georgia State University, United States: Learning Design for Personal Learning Environments: Engaging Emerging Technologies to Transform Online and Blended Instruction in African Higher Education
Presentation 46 MB  | Paper       Live Friday 10 April at 15:00 (Recording)


Paper Dr. Nicola Pallitt, University of Cape Town, South Africa and Stephanie Houslay, University of Cape Town, South Africa: Student ePortfolios and the intersection of multiple identities and audiences
Presentation (Streaming)  | Paper       Live Friday 10 April at 16:00 (Recording)


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The Transform 2015 Research Colloquium runs from 7-10 April 2015  with the theme of  “Transforming Pedagogical Practices  in African Higher Education with blended and online learning”. Transform 2015 is a project of the e/merge Africa network in partnership with the African Virtual University and the Educational Technology Inquiry Lab at University of Cape Town. Transform 2015 is supported by the Ford Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.