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Wednesday, 14 September 2022

Programme leader: Prof Francois Strydom
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10:00 – 10:20Opening and welcoming
Dr Engela van Staden
DVC: Academic, University of the Free State
10:20 – 10:302022/23 UFS Learning and Teaching Fellowship Announcement
Dr Engela van Staden
DVC: Academic, University of the Free State
Vice Chancellor’s Award
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10:30 – 10:55Job: I am a lecturer @ Kovsies
Prof Liesl van As
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
10:55 – 11:20Great teachers leave the world a better place
Prof Hanneke Brits
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
11:20 – 11:45 Can compassion and patient-centredness be cultivated in medical students?
Dr Dirkie Swinfen
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
11:45 – 12:10 Views on Teaching, learning and Learning Teaching: The dynamics of fostering innovation, critical thinking, information production and learning centered approach.
Dr Edson Vengesai
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
12:10 – 12:35 Meaningful connections: Guiding students and staff toward success
Prof Corlia Janse van Vuuren
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
10 minutes break before next session starts
12:45 - 13:45Keynote Panel Discussion:
The future of learning and teaching: The implications for Centres of Learning and Teaching and academic
staff (faculty) development

Dr Mary-Dean Sorcinelli
Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow: Center for Teaching & Learning , University of Massachusetts Amherst (USA)
Dr Alison Farrell
Teaching Development Officer, Maynooth University (Ireland)
Dr Kirti Menon
Senior Director: Division for Teaching Excellence, University of Johannesburg (SA)
10 minutes break before next session starts 
13:55 – 14:20Switching out Silos for Synergies
Naquita Fernandes
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
14:20 – 14:45Spaces are agents for change and changed spaces change practice
Dr Qinisani Qwabe
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
14:45 – 15:10 Engaging with Purpose: A philosophical foundation for learning and teaching practices
Dr Juanita Meyer
Faculty of Theology and Religion, Bloemfontein Campus
 15:10 - 15:35Just Teaching? Teaching theology after whiteness
Dr Henco van der Westhuizen
Faculty of Theology and Religion, Bloemfontein Campus
 Closing




Thursday, 15 September 2022

Programme leader: Prof Francois Strydom
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08:30 – 08:50Opening and welcoming
Prof Francis Petersen
Rector, University of the Free State
08:50 – 09:35Keynote Address:
“Sizofunda Ngenkani”: The Politics and Voice and Merit Principles in Higher Education
Prof Pearl Sithole
Vice Principal: Academic and Research, Qwaqwa Campus, University of the Free State
 5 minutes break before next session starts
 Most Valued Professional
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 Research in Learning and Teaching: Advanced
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 09:40 – 10:00Contributing to Advancing Learning and Teaching at the Faculty of Law & UFS: The Road So Far
Dr Jacques Matthee
Faculty of Law, Bloemfontein Campus
Teaching and learning in troubled times: what can academia offer in conflict ridden campuses?

Dr Bekithemba Dube
Faculty of Education, Qwaqwa Campus
10:00 – 10:20 Integrating the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in the academic project in the faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State
Dr Rosaline Sebolao
Faculty of The Humanities, Bloemfontein Campus
The ‘reality’ of extended reality in health care education: Not just for show

Bennie Botha
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
 10:20 – 10:40Equipping staff with student engagement insights –know who you teach, so you’ll know how to teach
Hanlé Posthumus
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Bloemfontein Campus
Experiential learning as a means of fostering students’ concept mastery in entrepreneurship education: A Social Constructivist Approach
Prof Brownhilder Neneh
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
10:40 – 11:00 -Preparing pre-service science teachers to implement classroom practice innovations
Dr Maria Tsakeni
Faculty of Education, Bloemfontein Campus
10 minutes break before next session starts 
 Innovating my Curriculum through
Assessment

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Innovating my Curriculum through the use of Technology and/or Online Tools
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11:10 – 11:30 Continuous assessment in accounting education:
Effectiveness of Xero accounting software in developing digital acumen and graduate attributes

Charles Mothelesi
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
Defying disruptions: How we continued learning and teaching on the Qwaqwa campus



Linique Martin and Thandaza Msimang
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Qwaqwa Campus
11:30 – 11:50 “Re-genring” the Academic Essay: Experiments in Alternative Assessment
Dr Rick de Villiers
Faculty of The Humanities, Bloemfontein Campus
Organs in your face: students’ experiences of immersive virtual reality
Dr Lizemari Hugo-van Dyk and Bennie Botha
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus 
11:50 – 12:10 Looking back to make looking forward clearer: Reflection to improve the quality of group work

Angelique Carson-Porter
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
The Power of R Markdown for Assessment and Teaching

Dr Sean van der Merwe
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
12:10 – 12:30 The design and implementation of a microbiology assignment as formative assessment in order to promote active learning and promote the application of knowledge
Prof Olihile Sebolai
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
Shared Online Repositories, Collaboration, and YouTube Live for Physics instruction


Prof Richard Ocaya
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
 10 minutes break before next session starts 
12:40 – 13:00 Encouraging Significant Learning in Mathematical Statistics through Portfolios of Learning Evidence and Interview Assessments
Dr Michael von Maltitz
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
The Effect of a Learning Management System on the Engagement and Performance of students in South Africa
Christa Faber
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
13:00 – 13:20 Developing innovative curriculum and assessment design entails mitigating the gap between theory, practice, and experience in journalism studies
Duduzile Dlamini
Faculty of the Humanities, Bloemfontein Campus
Integration of gamification technology in curriculum to enhance student performance


Melusi Makhoba
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
13:20 – 13:40 Investigating effective assessment strategies in
addressing the poor academic performance of the UFS Qwaqwa Campus 1st year students.

Itumeleng Matla
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
Using WhatsApp to enhance student engagement and learning: A case of undergraduate students at the University of the Free State, Qwaqwa Campus, South Africa.
Dr Ruth Wario
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
 13:40 – 14:00Teaching Science Education for Sustainability, A Relational Thinking Perspective
Dr Moeketsi Tlali
Faculty of Education, Bloemfontein Campus
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14:00 – 14:20 Second-year English Academic Literacy curriculum: moving towards learning-centred teaching
Linique Martin
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Qwaqwa Campus
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 Closing

Friday, 16 September 2022

Programme leader:Tiana van der Merwe
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08:30 – 08:50Opening and welcoming
Prof Phillipe Burger
Dean: Economic and Management Sciences, University of the Free State
08:50 – 09:35 Keynote Address:
Building future excellence through scholarship, collaboration and action for impact
Prof Francois Strydom
Senior Director: Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of the Free State
09:35 – 09:50 A Reflection on the Khothatsa Project
Dr Nomalungelo Ngubane
Director: Multilingual Academy, University of The Free State
Dr Peet van Aardt
Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of The Free State
10 minutes break before next session starts
 Innovating my Curriculum through Student Engagement and/or Motivation
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 Research in Learning and Teaching: Emerging
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https://eu-lti.bbcollab.com/recording
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10:00 – 10:20The state of mental health of the Extended Programme students in the UFS Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and their thoughts on the available mental health support systems
Dr Rina Meintjes
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, South Campus
Investigating the use and impact of social media on student academic performance: Case of a university in South Africa


Dr Ruth Wario
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
10:20 – 10:40 Teaching Pastoral Care and Therapy: Engaged Learning through a Combined Learning Strategy
Dr Juanita Meyer
Faculty of Theology and Religion, Bloemfontein Campus
Knowledge building by students in 21st century classrooms
Hadio Motaung
Faculty of Education, Qwaqwa Campus
  Innovating my Curriculum through Student Engagement and/or Motivation
(continued)
 Innovating my Curriculum through a Redesign or Renewal of my Module
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10:40 – 11:00Student engagement: The key to success


Maryna Hattingh
Faculty of Health Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
Crossing the river, not shouting across it: Reflections on the decolonisation of an IR curriculum at a South African university
Dr Bianca Naudé
Faculty of The Humanities, Qwaqwa Campus
11:00 – 11:20 PGCA FAST THINKERS-GAME as a Teaching and Learning Intervention (the quick-thinking, fasttalking accountancy board game)
Kobus Swanepoel, Prof Cobus Rossouw, Elmarie Goodchild and Prof Alta Koekemoer
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
Syllabus redesign: a quest to conquer a ‘wee beastie’ in plant health education

Dr Lisa Rothmann
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
 11:20 – 11:40Using learning management system tools for online facilitation to enhance student engagement through peer learning

Hadio Motaung
Faculty of Education, Qwaqwa Campus
The Act of Storytelling as the substance for Architectural Learning: Reflecting on the possibilities of narrative pedagogy and a changing environment
Jakobus Olivier and Jan Hendrik Nel
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
11:40 – 12:00 Participatory learning as a student-centered teaching technique during the COVID-19 pandemic
Dr Tafirenyika Mafugu
Faculty of Education, Qwaqwa Campus
Conceptualising decolonisation in entrepreneurship studies: Perspectives on curriculum reform
Dr Ekaete Benedict
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
10 minutes break before next session starts 
12:10 – 12:30 Wet toes and mud pies: motivation through experiential learning in the field
Dr Sandy-Lynn Steenhuisen
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
Not another flipping disruption! Using backward design to create a flexible, responsive classroom
Prof Aliza le Roux
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Qwaqwa Campus
12:30 – 12:50 Understanding elements, challenges and opportunities of explicit instruction for the teaching of computer programming (to post- graduate students)
Dr Pakiso Khomokhoana
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
Theatre Making as an approach to the problems of hierarchy, language and industry readiness in a Drama curriculum

Dion van Niekerk
Faculty of The Humanities, Bloemfontein Campus
12:50 – 13:10 Creative student engagement

Maryna Hattingh
Faculty of Education, Bloemfontein Campus
A collaborative scaffolded approach with Write Site on ESL students’ academic writing
Dr Lulama Mdodana-Zide
Faculty of Education, Qwaqwa Campus
13:10 – 13:30The effectiveness of the ubuntu pedagogy on student engagement: A case of the collective fingers theory
Melusi Makhoba
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Bloemfontein Campus
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13:30 – 13:50 What is your attendance zone? Enticing first-year Law students to attend their academic literacy classes
Anneen Church
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Bloemfontein Campus
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 Closing

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