Arts & Social Science
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Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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The Faculty's Teaching and Learning Hub aims to provide teaching staff members with the  advice  and support to develop and enhance their teaching practice. The Hub's activities, including this online resource,  should allow you to further explore 'good teaching' and the innovative pedagogical tools available to you. 


Our aim is to provide support for the facilitation of problem-based learning through student-centred teaching practices. A reflective teaching practice requires the sharing of teaching lessons learnt within and across academic departments.  This web page is continually updated with case studies, useful resources and news articles, which we hope will help you build on on your teaching successes.


On this page you can further have a look at what the Hub offers in terms of upcoming teaching and learning events, opportunities for professional development, useful resources, blended learning guidelines, and (most importantly) hands-on lecturer support for the design and implementation of innovative learning activities.


Quote of the Week:



Teaching in today’s classroom is a challenge of great magnitude. Meeting the challenge calls for a teacher to resist establishing a classroom culture of control and become a reflective practitioner, continuously engaging in critical reflection, consequently remaining fluid in the dynamic environment of the classroom.

Larrivee​, Barbara. 2000. Transforming teaching practice: Becoming the critically reflective teacher. Reflective Practice, 1:3: 293-307. 

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SU and TAU (Teaching Advancement at University) Teaching fellowships  




Who we are


Dr Karin Cattell

Senior Advisor, Centre for Teaching and Learning​

Email: kcattell@sun.ac.za 

Tel: 021 808 3074


Neil Kramm

Blended Learning Coordinator

Email: nkramm@sun.ac.za

Tel: 021 808 9617


Prof. Pieter Fourie

Vice-Dean: Social Sciences / Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Email: ppfourie@sun.ac.za

Tel: 021 808 2119