The name of the “Auxins” originates from Greek (auxano) and means
The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) started the Auxins to accomplish their task of supporting SU academics in their teaching responsibilities. To read more about the Auxins,
The Auxins therefore has as its aim to create the following growth opportunities for SU academics:
- Windows for innovative teaching and assessment practices on campus
- Opportunities for academics to examine and deepen their knowledge about topics of own interest in the arena of teaching and learning at SU
- A Scholarship of teaching and learning route on the growth route of becoming reflective lecturers.
For resources of previous Auxins,
Prof Geo Quinot
Topic: Higher education in community – collaborative higher education, an ethic and pedagogy of care and Ubuntu.
Salisha Maharaj and Dr Christina van der Merwe
Topic: Emergency migration to online teaching in the Covid-19 pandemic: Impact on the mental health and wellness of lecturers and other university staff.
28 July 2020
Prof Karin Baatjes
Topic: Teaching and learning in the Theory-Practice Nexus
26 May 2020
Prof Mbulungeni Madiba
Topic: Implementing multilingualism in South African universities: dilemmas and innovations
28 April 2020
Dr Maricel Krügel
Topic: Designing your teaching online