Centre for Learning Technologies
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​​​​​​​​The Centre for Learning Technologies promotes an evidence-based approach in terms of the integration of learning technologies in learning and teaching practices.  


Academic Developme​​nt

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Professional learning Fieldman, ​J. & Fataar, A. 2014. Conceptualising the setting up of a professional learning community for teachers' pedagogical learning. South African Journal of Higher Education, 28(5), 1525-1540. Link OER SU
Care-full professional learning Herman, N., Bitzer, E. & Leibowitz, B. 2018. Professional learning for teaching at a research-intensive university: The need for a 'care-full' environment. South African Journal of Higher Education, 32(6), 99-116. Link OER SU
Theoretical framework; Professional Development Quinn, L. 2003. A Theoretical Framework for Professional Development in South African University. International Journal for Academic Development, 8:1-2, 61-75. Link Online Journal National
Educational developers; threshold concepts Timmermans, J.A. 2014. Identifying threshold concepts in the careers of educational developers. International Journal for Academic Development, 19(4), 305-317. Link Online Journal International
Academic developers course Vorster, J. & Quinn, L. 2015. Towards shaping the field: theorising the knowledge in a formal course for academic developers. Higher Education Research & Development, 34:5, 1031-1044. Link​ Online Journal National
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Blended Learning

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BL class culture Bertrand, R. (2014). Eight ways to build blended learning class culture. Edsurge. [Online]. Link International
Affordances; Learning tasks Bower, M. 2008. Affordance analysis – matching learning tasks with learning technologies. Educational Media International 45(1), p. 3-15.
Clark, R.C. & Mayer, L. 2018. E-Learning and the Science of Instruction. 
Blended learning Collopy, R.M.B. & Arnold, J.M. 2009. To Blend or Not To Blend: Online and Blended Learning Environments in Undergraduate Teacher Education. Issues in Teacher Education 18(2), p. 85-101.
Learning design Davidse, Z.A.A. & Fourie-Malherbe, M. 2021. Learning by design: enhancing the digital literacy of adult learners in a blended learning environment. Unpublished masters thesis. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University. Link​ Print SU
Future of BL Mehesh, K. (2017). Blended Learning is the future. Mail & Guardian. [Online]. Link
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Drivers and barriers to BL  Porter, W.W., Graham, C.R., Bodily, R.G., & Sandberg, D.S. (2016). A qualitative analysis of institutional drivers and barriers to blended learning adoption in higher education. Internet and Higher Education, 28, 17-27.  Link International
Generations Swanepoel, G.P. & Bruwer, A. 2020. Educating the always-on generation in an Instant(gram) #blendedlearning. Perspectives in Education [Electronic], 38(1):16-29.  [2021, December 13]. Link Online Journal SU
Blended learning
Z. F. Zimba, P. Khosa & R. Pillay. 2021. Using blended learning in South African social work education to facilitate student engagement. Social Work Education [Electronic], 40(2):263-278.  [2021, November 18]. Link​
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Digital Pedagogies

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Artificial intelligence Aldosari, S.A.M. 2020. The future of higher education in the light of artificial intelligence transformations. International Journal of Higher Education [Electronic], 9(3):145–151. [2020, December 14].
Link Online Journal International
Humanising Pedagogy  Anderson, M. 2018. Humanization in the digital age: A critique of technophilia in education. Educational Policy Studies Dissertations [Electronic].   Link Online Journal International
Human Resource Development Anderson, V. 2020. A digital pedagogy pivot: re-thinking higher education practice from an HRD perspective. Human Resource Development International [Electronic], 23(4):452–467. Link​ Online Journal International
Student-centredness Blackie, M., Case, J.M. & Jawitz, J. 2010. Student-centredness: the link between transforming students and transforming ourselves. Teaching in Higher Education, 15(6), 637-646.  Link OER SU
ERTLA Booysen. M.J.  & Wolff, K. 2021. Exclusion from constructive alignment unmasked by emergency teaching. In Proceedings of the Research in Engineering Education Symposium [Electronic], December 2021.
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Mobile technologies Bosman, J.P. & Strydom, S. 2016. Mobile technologies for learning: Exploring critical mobile learning literacies as enabler of graduateness in South African research-led University. British Journal of Educational Technology 47(3), 510-519.  Link Online Journal SU
Artificial intelligence Bozkurt, A., Karadeniz, A., Baneres, D., Guerrero-Roldán, A. E., & Rodríguez, M. E. 2021. Artificial intelligence and reflections from educational landscape: A review of AI studies in half a century. Sustainability (Switzerland), 13(2), 1–16. Link​ Online Journal International
ERTLA Cattell-Holden, K., Jacobs, A. & Bobo, B. 2020. In transition: Reflections on liminality on COVID-19 in the AD environment. HELTASA Link Conference SU
Artificial intelligence Crompton, H., & Song, D. 2021. The Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education. Revista Virtual Universidad Católica Del Norte, (62), 1–4. Link​ Online Journal International
Humanising Pedagogy  Czerkawaski, B.C. & Schmidt, N. 2017. Editorial: Why we need to humanize online education. Issues and Trends in Learning Technologies.  Link
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Policy Czerniewicz, L., & Rother, K. 2018. Institutional educational technology policy and strategy documents: An inequality gaze.  Link
ERTLA Davids, N. 2021. COVID-19: undoing our "normal" to find our humanity. South African Journal of Higher Education [Electronic], 35(1):178-191. 
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Digital Pedagogies Davis, C. et al. 2019. Teaching International Social Work in a Global Classroom. Journal of social work education [Electronic], 55(2):327–337. 
Link Online Journal SU
Humanising Pedagogy  Del Carmen Salazar, M. 2013. A Humanizing Pedagogy: Reinventing the Principles and Practice of Education as a Journey Toward Liberation. Review of Research in Education, 37(1), 121-148. Link Online Journal International
4IR Fataar, A. 2019. "In the belly of the beast": South Africa's education discourses assosciated with the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). Litnet.  Link University seminar SU
ERTLA Fataar, A. & Norodien-Fataar, N. 2021. Towards an apporach to pedagogy based on e-learning ecologies in a post-Covid world. Journal of Educaiton [Electronic], 84:155-168. 
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ERTLA Feldman, J. 2020. An ethics of care: PGCE students' experiences of online learning during Covid-19. Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning (CriSTaL) [Electronic], 8(2):1-17. 
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UD4L Ferguson, Britt T et al. 2019. Inclusion, Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education: South Africa and the United States. African journal of disability [Electronic], 8(1):1–7. 
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Online preparation Gilmore, J., Wolff, K. & Bladergroen, M. (2017). The night before the test: electrical engineering student use of online resources to prepare for assessment. The 4th biennial Conference of the South African Society for Engineering Education. Cape Town: SASEE Link Online Journal SU
ERTLA Jordaan, M., Groenewald, A. 2021. Suddenly Apart, Yet Still Connected: South African Postgraduate Journalism Students’ Responses to Emergency Remote Teaching and Learning. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator [Electronic], 76(4):425-438. 
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Mutual Vulnerability; Humanising Pedagogy Keet, A., Zinn, D. & Porteus, K. 2009. Mutual vulnerability: a key principle in humanising pedagogy in post-conflict societies. Perspectives in Education, 27(2), 109-119. Link Online Journal National  
Digital Wellbeing Koch, C., Sinclair, E. & Strydom, S. 2021. Entering the world of digital wellbeing. Stellenbosch University.  Link OER SU
ERTLA Kruger, K., Wolff, K. & Cairncross, K. 2021. Real, Virtual or Simulated: approaches to emergency remote learning in engineering. Computer Applications in Engineering Education, [Electronic].
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Critical digital pedagogies; lurking Kuhn, C., Havemann, L., Koseoglu, S. & Bozkurt, A. 2021. Three Lenses on Lurking: Making Sense of Digital Silence, in: Hoffman, J. & Blessinger, P. (Eds.). International perspectives in online instruction. Emerald Publishing Limited. 83-93. Link OER National
Online Community of Practice Lewis, C., Wolff, K. & Bekker, B. 2021. Supporting project-based education through a community of practice: a case of postgraduate renewable energy students. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education [Electronic], 19-1. Link Online Journal SU
Artificial intelligence Loftus, M., & Madden, M. G. 2020. A pedagogy of data and Artificial Intelligence for student subjectification. Teaching in Higher Education, [Electronic], 25(4):456–475. Link Online Journal International
Accessibility Lyner-Cleophas, M. 2019. Assistive Technology Enables Inclusion in Higher Education: the Role of Higher and Further Education Disability Services Association. African journal of disability [Electronic], 8(1):1–6. 
Link OER SU
Online Design McCaul, M. et al. 2021. Evidence synthesis workshops: moving from face-to-face to online learning. BMJ Evidence-based Medicine [Electronic], 26(5):255-260. 
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Flexible Pedagogies McLinden, M. 2013. Flexible Pedagogies: part-time learners and learning in higher education. The Higher Education Academy.  Link OER International
Humanising Pedagogy  Mehta, R. & Aguilera, E. 2020. A critical approach to humanizing pedagogies in online teaching and learning. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 37(3), 109-120.  Link Online Journal International
Empathy Mehta, R. & Gleason, B. 2021. Against empathy: moving beyond colonizing practices in educational technology. Education Tech Research Development, 69, 87-90. Link Online Journal International
Generation Z Nel, T. & Botha, M.L. 2020. iGenerasie: die gepastheid van die natuurwetenskapsonderrig-en-leeromgewing binne 'n tersiere instelling. Unpublished masters thesis. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University. Link Print SU
Humanising Pedagogy  Nelson Mandela University Humanising Pedagogies Webinar Series Link Webinar series National
Digital Wellbeing Newport, C. 2019. Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. New York: Penguin Random House.  Link Book International
Artificial intelligence Ouyang, F., & Jiao, P. 2021. Artificial intelligence in education: The three paradigms. Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence, 2(March), 100020. Link Online Journal International
Humanising Pedagogy  Pacansky-Brock, M. & Vincent-Layton, K. 2020. Humanizing Online Teaching to equitize higher education. ResearchGate  Link OER International
ERTLA  Peters, M.A. et al 2020. Reimagining the new pedagogical possibilities for universities post-Covid-19: An EPAT Collective Project. Educational Philosophy and Theory 1-44. Link Online Journal International
Flux Pedagogy; Critical Pedagogy; ERTLA Ravitch, S. 2020. FLUX Pedagogy: Transforming Teaching & Learning during Coronavirus. Sage Methods.  Link Online Article International
Flux Pedagogy; ERTLA Ravitch, S. 2020. Why teaching through crisis requires a radical new mindset. Harvard Business Publishing. Link Online Article International
ERTLA Robinson, M. & Rusznyak, L. 2020. Learning to teach without school-based experience: conundrums and possibilities in a South African context. Journal of Education for Teaching [Electronic], 46(4):517-527. 
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Technology Rosen, L. 2013. iDisorder. Understanding our obsession with technology and overcoming its hold on us. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. Link Book International  
ERTLA Rudman, R.J. 2021. Understanding the unintended consequences of online teaching. South African Journal of Higher Education [Electronic], 35(4):1-12. Available: DOI: 10.20853/35-4-4717 [2021, December 8]. Link not working
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ERTLA SAAHE HPE Research SIG. 2020. Reflections on a pandemic. Teaching and learning in the time of COVID-19. A collection of think pieces and short reports from members of SAAHE. SAAHE Link OER National and SU
Postdigital Science Savin-Baden, M. 2021. Postdigital Humans. Transitions, Transformations and Transcendence. Worcester, UK: Springer. Link eBook International
ERTLA Schmutz, A.M.S. et al. 2021. Re-imagining health professions education in the coronavirus disease 2019 era: Perspectives from South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine [Electronic], 13(1). Available: 
Link OER SU
Critical pedagogy Selwyn, N. 2014. Distrusting educational technology. Critical questions for changing times. New York: Routledge Book International
Student motivation Shi!ft Disruptive Elearning. How to motivate the online learner.  Link OER International
Critical pedagogy Spector, J. M., & Ma, S. 2019. Inquiry and critical thinking skills for the next generation: from artificial intelligence back to human intelligence. Smart Learning Environments, 6(1). Link Online Journal International
SoTL Stellenbosch University. 2020. Virtual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference.  Link Conference SU
SoTL Stellenbosch University. 2021. Virtual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference.  Link Conference SU
Student experience; e-portfolio Strydom, S. & Barnard, M. 2017. A tale of two faculties: exploring student experiences of e-portfolio implementation as a vehicle of reflective learning at Stellenbosch Universiy. The Independent Journal of Teaching and Learning, 12(2). Link OER SU
​Humanising Pedagogies
​Strydom, S & De Klerk, M. 2021. Humanising pedagogies to facilitate digital learning. University World News. 
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ERTLA Strydom, S., Herman, N., Adendorff, H. & De Klerk, M. 2020. Responding to the necessity for change. Higher Education voices from the South during the COVID-19 crisis. Stellenbosch University. 
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Digital literacies Strydom, S., Wessels, H. & Anley, C. 2021. Moving beyond the tools: Pre-service teachers' views on what they value in a digital literacy short course. South African Journal of Childhood Educaiton, 11(1). Link OER SU
Digital Pedagogies Van der Merwe, M.F. 2020. Scaffolding for Content Knowledge of Home Language Learning by Collaborative Online Dictionaries. Per Linguam: a Journal of Language Learning [Electronic], 36(1). 
Link Online Journal SU
Digital Scholar Van Petegem, W. Bosman, J.P., De Klerk, M. & Strydom, S. 2021. Evolving as a digital scholar. Leuven: Leuven University Press Link
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Online Pedagogy Waghid, Y. 2021. On the unintended consequences of online teaching: a response. South African Journal of Higher Education [Electronic], 35(4):13-15. Available: DOI: 10.20853/35-4-4719 [2021, December 13]. Link OER SU
4IR Wessels, L. & Fourie-Malherbe, M. 2020. How South African universities can contribute to preparing the future workforce for the Fourth Inustrial Revolution. Unpublished masters thesis. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University.  Link​ Print SU
Decolonisation; Humanising Pedagogy Zembylas, M. 2018. Decolonial possibilities in South African higher education: Reconfiguring humanising pedagogies as/with decolonising pedagogies. South African Journal of Education, 38(4), 1-11. Link Online Journal National​


Learning Technology Tools​

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Online Learning and Distance Education Resources 12 Shortish Videos on Teaching in a Digital Age Link Video International
Bloom's digital taxonomy Churches, A. 2019. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. ResearchGate. [Online] 
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Distance e-Learning Du Toit, J.A. 2020. Trajectories of Learning: the Use of Multimodal Resources to Enhance Academic Writing Development in Open and Distance e-Learning. Unpublished masters thesis. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University. Link Print SU
Digital Dictionary Heick, T. 2021. The teacher dictionary by TeachThought: Terminology in modern pedagogy. Link Dictionary International
Learning theory HOTEL. Concept map: Holistic approach to technology enhanced learning
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Bloom's digital taxonomy
McNulty, N. 2017. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. [Online] 
Link Document International​

Social Justice​

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Sou​​rce Link Resourse Type Context
Learning analytics Broughan, C., & Prinsloo, P. 2020. (Re)centering students in learning analytics: In conversation with Paulo Freire. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 45(4), 617–628.
Decolonisation De Beer, J. 2019. The decolonisation of the curriculum project. The affordances of indigenous knowledge fo self-directed learning. NWU Self-Directed Learning Series. AOSIS.  Link OER National
Humanising Pedagogy  Del Carmen Salazar, M. 2013. A Humanizing Pedagogy: Reinventing the Principles and Practice of Education as a Journey Toward Liberation. Review of Research in Education, 37(1), 121-148. Link Online Journal International
Student engagement Fataar, A. 2012. Pedagogical justice and student engagement in South African schooling: working with the cultural of disadvantaged students. Perspectives in Education, 30(4) Link Online Journal SU
​​Humanising Pedagogy 
Fataar, A. 2016. Towards humanising pedagogy through an engageme​​nt with the social-subective in educational theorising in South Africa. Educational Research for Social Change, 5(1), 10-21. 
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Decolonisation  Fataar, A. 2018. (How) can decoloniality inform "educational (curriculum) knowledge" selection? Litnet. 
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Mutual Vulnerability; Humanising Pedagogy Keet, A., Zinn, D. & Porteus, K. 2009. Mutual vulnerability: a key principle in humanising pedagogy in post-conflict societies. Perspectives in Education, 27(2), 109-119. Link Online Journal National  
Learner-centred Le Grange, L. 2020. Rethinking Learner-Centred Education: Bridging Knowledge Cultures.  African Education Review, 16(6), 229-245.  Link Online Journal SU
Flexible Pedagogies McLinden, M. 2013. Flexible Pedagogies: part-time learners and learning in higher education. The Higher Education Academy.  Link OER International
Decolonisation; Humanising Pedagogy Zembylas, M. 2018. Decolonial possibilities in South African higher education: Reconfiguring humanising pedagogies as/with decolonising pedagogies. South African Journal of Education, 38(4), 1-11. Link Online Journal National
Humanising Pedagogy  Zinn, D. & Rodgers, C. 2012. A humanising pedagogy: Getting beneath the rhetoric. Perspectives in Education, 30(4), 77-87. Link Online Journal National​


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