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Author profile: Dr Juan Klopper
Dr Juan Klopper is a Senior Lecturer in surgery and a prominent open education practitioner who is collaborating with students and practitioners to develop an open surgery textbook which supports students as well as healthcare workers in the field.
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Author profile: Dr Cesarina Edmonds-Smith
Dr Cesarina Edmonds-Smith believes in the power of peer-to-peer learning and is the co-creator of the “Ingxoxo” first-year chemistry learning platform, a forum-based approach to open textbook development.
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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: Dr Chris Barnett
Dr Chris Barnett is a passionate educator and co-creator of the “Ingxoxo” first-year chemistry learning platform, a forum-based approach to peer-to-peer learning and open textbook development.
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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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Friday, 3 April 2020
UCT Open Access Week 2018: Towards equitable access and social justice

In October 2018, the University of Cape Town (UCT) joined institutions around the world in celebrating International Open Access Week. UCT Libraries, in collaboration with Disability Services, the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) and Postgraduate Studies, hosted a seminar on “Designing equitable open access foundations for social justice”. The event highlighted UCT’s explicit social justice agenda in encouraging more open, inclusive approaches to scholarship.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 - 11:45

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