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Africa Higher Ed ICT Conference

  1. 1. Africa Higher-Ed ICT Conference - 2011 towards innovation, sustainability & accessibility... 30 - 31 March @ Southern Sun, Grayston, Johannesburg, SA -Why You should Attend? from Universities in SouthThis conference promises to provide: Excellent opportunity for networking with key role players in - You also get to engage implementing emerging - You will get practical tips that will revolutionize your teaching experience Not to be missed... how you interact with your Keynote Speakers: Sean Faughnan (Director – - David White University of Oxford- UK Post-conference workshop - 1 April 2011: Social media101 for teaching and learning by Maggie Verster
  2. 2. Conference Speakers: Keynote Address: The Progress of ICT Integration in Higher Education in South Africaby Honorable Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize MP - Deputy Minister Higher Education & Training, SADr. Engela Van Staden: Director - Higher Education AcademicPlanning,Sean Faughnan: Deputy Director Director –David White: Senior Manager - DevelopmentCheryl Brown: Lecturer - Centre for Educational Technology,Rabelani Dagada: Director - e-learning Support & InnovationWalid Karam-Phd: Coordinator, Ma3bar.org,Dr Aziza Ragai Ellozy: Professor of Practice & Director, Center for Learning and Teaching &Associate Dean for Learning TechnologiesSizwe Snail: Principal Attorney, Snail Attorneys & Consultant with Michalsons Attorneys, JHBSouth Africa.Waldermar Blanché:Mohammad Issack Santally:Laura Butgereit: Meraka Institute - CSIRDr André du Plessis: Intermediate & Senior Phase Mathematics & ICT, Faculty of Education -Beverley Wharton-Hood: Group Director - Strategic Development,Maggie Verster: Educational Technologist, ICT4Champions.Who will attend?• •• ••• • E-learning Specialist• •• Specialist• ••• •• •• • ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za
  3. 3. Conference Overview~ Ola Odejayi, Conference Producer ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za
  4. 4. Conference Agenda - Day 18.00 > Registration/Refreshment/ Tea & Coffee8.45 - 9.00 > Welcome & Opening Speech (Conference Chairperson) Keynote Address: Honorable Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize MP - Deputy MinisterThe Progress of ICT Integration in Higher Education in South Africa > Dr. Engela Van Staden: Director - Higher Education Academic PlanningICT in Higher Education - Towards Access, Innovation & Sustainability10:15 - 10:30 > Network/Tea Break Cheryl Brown: Lecturer - Centre for Educational Technology, ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za
  5. 5. Rabelani Dagada: Director - e-learning Support & InnovationUsing ICT to Enhance Large Classroom Pedagogy Dr Aziza Ragai Ellozy: Professor of Practice & Director, Center for Learning and Teaching & Associate Dean for Learning Technologies Waldermar Blanché: Sizwe Snail: Principal Attorney,Various Aspects of Cyberlaw in Higher-Ed ICT15:30 - 16:15 > Laura Butgereit: Meraka Institute - CSIR > End of Conference day 1 ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za
  6. 6. Conference Agenda - Day 28:00 > Morning Refreshment/Tea & Coffee8:45 - 9:00 > Welcome & Opening Speech (Chairperson) Dr André du Plessis: Intermediate & Senior Phase Mathematics & ICT, Faculty of Education -Internet Learning through learners as designers of Extended Cyberhunts: A South AfricanDeveloped Strategy Maggie Verster: Educational Technologist, ICT4Champions.Twitter- A higher order thinking tool to engage and move your students towards innovativelearning habits.10:30- 11:00 > Network/Tea Break Beverley Wharton-Hood: Group Director - Strategic Development, - ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za
  7. 7. Walid Karam-Phd: Coordinator, Ma3bar.org,12.30 - 13.30 > Lunch Mohammad Issack Santally: Sean Faughnan: Deputy Director Director David White: Senior Manager -Keynote Presentation: Content or Contact? (University of Oxford Case Study) - -15.15 - 16:00 > General Discussion/Consultation End of Conference day 2 ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za
  8. 8. Post-Conference Workshop:1 April 2011Social media 101: Essential tools and practices for 21st Century Learning inHigher Institutions•••••• Some essential tools:Meet the Workshop Leader: Maggie Verster “Thank you so much for helping a ‘social media’ virgin get an overview of what is available... I enjoyed your energy and passion”; “Brilliant, high energy, up to date knowledge and experi- ence, very encouraging....thank you“; “Really good....very enthusiastic, timely and so were never bored”; “This was an extremely valuable workshop where a lot was learnt”; “Energis- presentations, useful”; “Most informative, learned a lot of new ideas and enjoyed your energy and enthusiasm”; “Excellent presentations – clearly and passionately expressed” ola@melrosetraining.co.za +27 11 455 5184 +27 11 455 5084 www.melrosetraining.co.za

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