UCT Open Textbook Award
The UCT Open Textbook Award aims to incentivise innovation in teaching and learning, recognise the efforts of open textbook authors, and promote the creation and reuse of open educational resources.
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Author profile: Dr Jonathan Shock
Dr Jonathan Shock, a Senior Lecturer in mathematics at UCT, is developing a mathematics open textbook for first-year students tailored to the local context in collaboration with students and colleagues.
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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Wednesday, 28 October 2020
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Partnerships for sustainable open textbook production: DOT4D #OpenEdInfluencers webinar

On Wednesday 14 October, the DOT4D team delivered a presentation in the NMMU #OpenEdInfluencers webinar series on “Open textbooks: Towards a sustainable model for South African universities”.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 15:15
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UCT Open Textbook Award

The UCT Open Textbook Award aims to incentivise innovation in teaching and learning and recognise the efforts of open textbook authors. Nominations for the award are now open.

Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 10:45
Boosting OER Discoverability: The UCT Open Content Finder

The newly launched University of Cape Town (UCT) Open Content Finder aims to assist lecturers and students in finding affordable, appropriate teaching and learning resources that can be used in remote teaching.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 May 2020 - 16:45
UCT open textbook conversation: Towards an institutional agenda

In order to address the issue of institutional support for open textbook publishing, surface current models of open textbook production and contribute towards the development of a community of practice, the DOT4D project hosted the UCT Open Textbook Conversation event on 2 August 2019. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 12:00