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Teaching Development

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Certificate (SoTLC)

SoTLC is a programme that provides a collaborative space for T&L development in the NMMU where academics work collaboratively with TDU to explore various approaches to and understandings of ‘teaching for learning’.

Purpose
  • To professionalise teaching at NMMU through enhancing the status of teaching, the development of teaching practices, promoting the construction of positive teaching identities and supporting innovation in all facets of teaching and learning. 
  • To encourage academics to adopt scholarly teaching and learning approach and increasingly engage in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Participants
  • All NMMU academics (including part-time and contract staff). 
  • Upon request from faculties, teaching interns and assistants may participate.
Implementation:
  • 10 topics facilitated over a period of one year for certification.
  • Flexible delivery via blended model allowing academics to learn in own time and space. 
  • Workshops and/or presentations to faculties/schools/departments per request.
 
 

Teaching Development Opportunities

NMMU values teaching excellence!

 

To make use of these cutting edge opportunities, refer to the topic details below.

Apply by clicking the ProSkillC icon below. If you are unable to access ProSkillC, kindly email your registration together with your HOD approval to sharon.ruffer@nmmu.ac.za

 

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Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Certificate (SoTLC)

Topic Details 2016

The presentation of each topic is dependent on enough interest

 

Campus Date Time Location
Topic 1 Technologically-supported teaching & learning in a blended framework
South campus 16 February 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 9 March2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 2 Being a university teacher: the higher education context and practices
South campus 01 March 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 21 April 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 3 Writing to learn and learning to write: Academic literacies in teaching and learning
South campus 13 April 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 06 May 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 4 Academic literacies through multilingualism
South campus 7 April 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
North campus 19 April 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
Topic 5 Authentic assessment of student learning
South campus 10 May 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 19 May 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 6 The teaching portfolio: developing teaching and learning
South campus 31 May 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 9 June 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 7 Teaching, learning and assessment in large classes
South campus 23 June 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 26 July 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 8 Understanding higher education curricula
South campus 19 July 2016 09:00 – 12:00 Umvelani Room
North campus 16 August 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 9 Scholarship of teaching and learning: professionalising teaching, demystifying research
South campus 2 August 2016 09:00 - 12;00 Umvelani Room
North campus 18 August 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM
Topic 10 The development of responsive curricula
North campus 30 August 2016 14:00 – 17:00 M218, CTLM

 

 

Contact information
Ms Eunice Champion
Academic Staff Development Professional
Tel: +27 41 504 3210
Eunice.Champion@nmmu.ac.za