International panel discussion: Innovation in the African context:

Innovation in the African Context
Martin Butler, Stellenbosch University Business School

Innovation in the African context with specific emphasis on Namibia
Dr Maggy Beukes-Amiss, Director, Centre for Open, Distance and eLearning (CODeL), University of Namibia and 
Mr Erkkie Haipinge, Deputy Director: eLearning, Centre for Open, Distance and eLearning (CODeL),  University of Namibia

Higher Education in Emergencies – An African Response Model
Barbara Moser-Mercer, InZone, University of Geneva

Empowering citizen developers – a case of using empathy in creative and innovative mobile app development sandpits
Dick Ng’ambi, Founder and Director – Educational Technology Inquiry Lab (ETILAB), University of Cape Town

Innovating in Higher Education: The role of Information and Communication Technology in teaching and learning.
Dr James Njenga, University of the Western Cape

Soapbox session:

Saying Goodbye to Face to Face Conferences
Tony Carr, University of Cape Town and e/merge Africa Network

FUBU or FOBO? What does African Higher Education Digital Educational Leadership look sound like?
JP Bosman, Stellenbosch University, Centre for Learning Technologies

How can we best make use of the affordances of the online mode to create authentic, relevant assessment activities which deliver on our mandate to improve student learning and success?
Presented by Mrs Mary-Ann Fife and Miss Tasneem Jaffer, University of Cape Town Online Learning Design team

Dump Textbooks in Digital Learning
Presenter: Dr Raymond van Diemel, Stellenbosch University, Military Academy

“ICT integration”/ “digital learning” training of teachers for the South African context
Presenter: Pauline Hanekom, Stellenbosch University Centre for Pedagogy

“How to build enabling partnerships with academics to design for and teach in digitally enabled learning environments”
Presenters: Sukaina Walji, Janet Small, Andrew Deacon, University of Cape Town

Keynote: Moving the field forward (Prof. Laura Czerniewicz)

The session will review the challenges facing higher education in South Africa (refracting global issues to the local context) and will jointly focus on how academics and educators  can grow digitally mediated education for the public good.