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Open education in the Global South
The recently completed Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project, hosted in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching at UCT, profiles open education research from 21 countries in the Global South.
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Thursday, 21 March 2019
Open education and social justice at UCT

Students at the University of Cape Town, and at all other South African higher education institutions, navigate an array of challenges in their daily struggle to obtain an education. Not least amongst these is rising costs – not just of tuition, but of all the ancillary aspects entailed in being at a university. In recognition of these challenges, the theme of this year’s Open Education Week seminar at UCT was “Open education and social justice: Towards equitable access through participation”.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 12:15
#mytextbookscost
#mytextbookscost campaign to surface rising cost of textbooks

Through engaging student communities and using the #mytextbookscost hashtag in a social media conversation, DOT4D hopes to give voice to those at UCT and beyond who are frustrated with the rising cost of university textbooks in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 12:30
UCT open textbook landscape survey

As one of its first research activities, the DOT4D project is conducting a landscape survey of open textbook publishing at the University of Cape Town in order to produce a comprehensive list of open textbook publishing initiatives at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 10:30
Glenda Cox GO-GN webinar recording now available

The Global OER Graduate Network (GO-GN) hosted alumnus DOT4D Principal Investigator Dr Glenda Cox in an open webinar on the DOT4D conceptual approach and proposed social justice intersectional model on Wednesday 5 December.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 10:30

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