Author profile: Assoc Prof Maria Keet
Associate Professor Maria Keet has collaborated with colleagues and students at UCT to develop the world's first dynamic, online open textbook on ontology engineering for computer scientists.
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Author profile: Stella Papanicolaou and team
Stella Papanicolaou, Valerie Lehabe and Maashitoh Rawoot are developing an architecture open textbook that makes historical narratives and technological developments of modern buildings in the global south more visible and accessible.
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Author profile: Kensleyrao Apajee
Kensleyrao Apajee is a Senior Tutor in the first-year Engineering Drawing course who is developing an open textbook to make his subject more accessible and bridge the knowledge gaps that exist between school and university.
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UCT open textbook conversation
The DOT4D project hosted the UCT Open Textbook Conversation event on 2 August 2019 in order to bring the open textbook community together and discuss key issues and challenges.
SASUF Open Education and Social Justice scoping
The Open Education and Social Justice initiative is a collaborative scoping inititative funded by the South Africa – Sweden University Forum. The DOT4D project is a central partner in the process.
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Sunday, 16 January 2022
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UCT Open Textbook Journeys

Inspiring stories of academics at UCT who embarked on open textbook development initiatives in order to provide their students with more accessible and locally relevant learning materials.

Publication Date:
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 10:45
Ground-breaking Computer Science Resource Wins 2021 UCT Open Textbook Award

The 2021 UCT Open Textbook Award goes to Associate Professor Maria Keet for her groundbreaking resource, An Introduction to Ontology Engineering.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 10:15
Open Textbooks in South African Higher Education: Towards a National Agenda

In July 2021, Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) project issued a 'Call to Action' to South African higher education managers, government bodies and knowledge production sector partners, including libraries, highlighting the need for greater access to locally appropriate teaching materials that can be freely and legally shared online. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 10:45
Open Textbook Landscape Survey Report: What’s Happening at UCT?

Findings from the DOT4D Open Textbook Landscape Survey Report: University of Cape Town present insights into the open textbook publishing environment at UCT. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 11:15