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Auxins (growth opportunities)
Author: Claudia Swart
Published: 04/11/2016
The Auxin-project 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.

Auxins take place monthly during lunch time (12:45 – 13:45, “padkos” will be provided).

The dates of the planned Auxins for 2017 is as follows:

28 March (Presenters:  Dr Shanelle van der Berg & Prof Sandy Liebenberg; Title:  Flexible assessment and transformative legal education)
18 April (Presenter:  Ms Kayla Lawson; Title:  Development of Sunlearn e-tutor using the principles of gamification)
30 May (Presenter:  Prof Philip du Plessis; Title:  Virtual reality in the classroom)
25 July (Presenter: Dr Marie Louise Bota; Title:  Teacher Professional Development: Mentoring as professional (practice) development in SA schools)
29 August (Presenters:  Dr Charlene van der Walt & Ms Magriet de Villiers;  Title:  TBA)
26 September (Presenter:  Dr Elize Archer; Title: TBA)

The specific title and focus will be posted three weeks prior to the event. Resources will be made available after the Auxin.

Venue:  Den Bosch opposite “Skuilhoek”  41 Victoria Street (directly behind the Conservatoire)

Bookings:  Nothemba Nqayi, e-mail:

Tel:  021 808 3717.