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UCT Open Textbook Award 2021
The UCT Open Textbook award carries a value of R30 000. Deadline for nominations is 30 July 2021.
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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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Sunday, 25 July 2021
UCT Open Textbook Award Winners

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching and Learning, Associate Professor Lis Lange, has announced the winners of the inaugural UCT Open Textbook Award.

Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 11:15
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Marketing to South African Consumers open textbook launch

Students doing the first-year Marketing course at UCT will be using the institutionally published Marketing to South African Consumers open textbook as their primary text this year.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 11:45
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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