ComDev at Stellenbosch Seboka 25 March

by Rebecca Bengtsson on March 25, 2014

in Alumni,ComDev lectures,Seminars

Four universities on four continents have decided to build a global platform for collaboration and interchange on web-based learning.  As part of the Glocal Classroom project, ComDev is visiting Stellenbosch University in South Africa from 25 to 26 March, continuing in Guelph, Canada, in May, Malmö, Sweden, in September and ending at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, in November.

ComDev in Stellenbosch

ComDev will be presenting the master’s programme from 15:30 – 17:00 local time (12:30 – 15:00 GMT). With us in Stellenbosch are two of our students, Barbara Hauer-Nussbaumer and Ulrika Hotopp.

Join the Google Hangout on this link and watch the session in the video below:


More information about the Stellenbosch conference

Title:  Transforming Education through Technological Innovation

Venue: Wallenberg Research Centre (STIAS), Stellenbosch University

The Day 1 pre-conference workshop on 25 March on Stellenbosch campus will include:
• Panel discussions and presentations of the application of various technologies in teaching and learning.
• Critical reflection on the application of these technologies in teaching and learning.
• Remote participation and presentation from partner universities.

Day 2 on 26 March will focus on the themes of Innovation and Transformation with three different foci on the main themes:
• Keynote speakers focusing on examples of innovation and transformation of various industries through the utilisation of Information and Communication Technologies.
• Panels consisting of university senior management members as respondents focusing on how the integration of ICTs has potential for innovation and transformation of their particular universities.
• Case studies focusing on best practice examples of the pedagogical applications of ICTs in teaching and learning that have led to innovation and transformation of the curriculum.

The conference will be streamed live.

This project further forms part of the Stellenbosch University HOPE International project, in collaboration with the Universities of Malmö, Dalarna, Gävle and Linköping.

View full conference programme

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Live streaming and archives of sessions: The whole Seboka will be streamed live and the recordings will be available at the ComDevSU YouTube Channel  (

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