Unam eLearning

The eLearning segment is concerned with the creation of eLearning material and solutions in order to enable flexible and accessible learning anywhere, at any time. The Section provides eLearning leadership at the University of Namibia, including keeping up with the newest eLearning trends. The eLearning Section’s major functions, as dictated by the eLearning Policy, include, but are not limited to:

1. Implementing technology-enhanced learning across the University

2. Guiding staff in planning, designing and delivering technology-enhanced courses

3. Supporting staff in developing their eLearning skills

4. Training lecturers in the use of blended

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Each academic calendar, CILT offers capacity development training to lecturers on the use of digital tools for learning and teaching (eLearning), as well as for Learning Design focusing on applying pedagogical methods to enhance digital learning. Training initiatives are informed by the needs of lecturers as derived from engagement with Faculties and Schools and from past training experiences.

eLearning Training

Training on eLearning focuses on the following aspects:

  1. Moodle LMS: using Moodle to create learning content, facilitate learning and assess student learning, for both continuous assessment and exams
  2. Virtual Conferencing: lecturer use of virtual conferencing tools such as BigBlueButton and Zoom to facilitate learning
  3. Video Lectures: use of video lecture capturing software such as Panopto and OpenCast to record lessons for asynchronous teaching
  4. Mahara ePortfolio: using Mahara portfolio tools to promote collaborative learning and reflective practice
  5. Quality enhancement: training lecturers on diversifying assessment methods and reducing academic integrity
  6. Online support: using eticketing tools to support students online

Learning Design

Training on Learning Design addresses the following needs:

  1. Course material development: for ODL delivery modes (print-oriented materials)
  2. Learning design: Applying learning design principles on existing courses for their quality enhancement
  3. Digitalization of learning materials: Transformation of print-based learning materials into digital resources
  4. Digital pedagogies: Applying digital learning pedagogies to online courses
  5. Innovative learning design: Implementation of innovative learning design models to existing courses and programmes
  6. Short course digital conversion: Translating short courses to online learning delivery platforms
  7. Enhancement of student support: methods of providing learning support to students