Teaching and Learning Week: Unlocking Tomorrow’s Intelligence in Teaching and Learning Support

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    15 April 2024 - 19 April 2024


    Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library

The Department of Library Services (DLS) is excited to announce our Teaching and Learning Week, scheduled from 15 to 19 April 2024. This event promises engaging sessions and discussions exploring critical topics like Artificial Intelligence in Teaching and Learning, Digital Storytelling, and Critical Thinking, among others, all of which are shaping the future landscape of Higher Education.

Day 1

Theme: Inclusive Education: A Global and South African Perspective

We kick off with Ms. Ulviyya Mikailova from the Centre for Education and Innovation at Baku State University, Azerbaijan, and Prof. Daniela Gachago from the Centre for Innovation for Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town sharing their insights on Inclusive Education Experience.

Date: 15 April 2024

Time: 10:00 – 12:00

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Day 2

Theme: Artificial Intelligence and Teaching and Learning

Join us for Day 2 of Teaching and Learning Week as we delve into Artificial Intelligence's role in shaping education. Prof Leo Lo from the University of New Mexico’s College of University Libraries and Learning Services, and Mr. Bonza Majozi, Education Innovation from the University of Pretoria, will discuss the evolving integration of AI in libraries and academia.

Date: 16 April 2024

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

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Day 3

Theme: DLS and Academic Support

Explore the future of Teaching and Learning support on Day 3 with guest speakers Mr. Robert Obrien and MsRuth Jenkins, Academic Support Librarians from the University of Edinburgh. Gain insights into generative AI and systematic review support initiatives.

Date: 17 April 2024

Time: 14:00 – 16:15

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Day 4

Theme: Beyond eBooks

Uncover the evolving landscape of eBook acquisitions and library challenges on Day 4. Mr. Maritz Visser and Ms. Marguerite Nel from the DLS University of Pretoria will share their expertise in navigating eBook purchase models.

Date: 18 April 2024

Time: 09:00 – 10:30

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Day 5

Theme: Academics and The Impact of Literacies

Join us for the final day as we explore the impact of literacies in Teaching and Learning. Dr. Tabisa Mayisela from the Centre for Innovation for Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town and Dr. Heather Goode from the Education Innovation at the University of Pretoria will discuss integrating digital literacies and AI into the curriculum.

Date: 19 April 2024

Time: 09:00 – 11:00

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