TELIT-SA Showcase 2017 – inventive research for education and training in SA

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:42

TELIT-SA Showcase 2017 – inventive research for education and training in SA

The team from TELIT-SA is committed to innovation and with this in mind recently hosted their first Research Showcase.

The event took place on Friday, 10 November 2017, and saw several members of the interdisciplinary research team presenting their current research projects to members of the campus community.  

The research focus area – which focuses on technology enhanced learning and innovative education and training – is vested in the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences in Vanderbijlpark.

More about the Research Showcase

The Research Showcase saw the following researchers take to the lectern to share their research findings – as presented at various national and international conferences throughout the year.

Prof Seugnet Blignaut
TELIT-SA Director

    

Collating Researchable Issues of African Digital Games

EdMedia 2017 International Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Part II: Survive with Vuvu on the Vaal: Electroencephalography Results of a Gameplay Experience Evaluation of a Mobile Serious Game for Statistics Education

13th International Conference on Mobile Learning


Dr Verona Leendertz

Project Leader: iTLT and PDTLT

 

Creating a Codebook for Ascertaining South African and Finnish Mathematics Teachers’ WSTP to Cultivate Technology Intense Professional Development

EdMedia 2017 International Conference on Educational Media and Technology


Malie Zeeman

School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems

 

A critical systems thinking approach towards collaborative design of online courses in higher education

8th Annual International Conference for Social Sciences


Romeo Botes

School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems

 

The infinity approach: a case study

46th annual SACLA Conference (SACLA: South Africa Computer Lecturer's Association)


Carin Venter

Project Leader: Crictical systems thinking (CST) in information systems (IS)

 

Critical Reflection on Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence Course: Does it prepare students to be successful practitioners?

46th annual SACLA Conference (SACLA: South Africa Computer Lecturer's Association)

A Practical Application of Critical Systems Thinking to Improve a Business Intelligence System’s Business Requirements

8th Annual International Conference for Social Sciences


Japie Greeff

Project Leader: Serious Games and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

 

Enriching engineering student experiences of final year projects through gamification and authentic learning

4th Biennial SASEE Conference (SASEE: South African Society of Engineering Education)

Codebreakers: Designing and developing a serious game for the teaching of Information Technology

16th International Conference on Web-based Learning


Lance Bunt

School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems

 

Gameful design for teaching first year statistics

eLearning Update 2017

A heuristic evaluation of the design and development of a statistics serious game

13th International Conference on Mobile Learning


Mogomotsi Serake

School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems

 

Design aspects of augmented reality in the classroom

eLearning Update 2017


JT Janse van Rensburg

School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems

 

Designing a mobile application for agricultural knowledge management: A DSR approach

13th International Conference on Mobile Learning


Veruschka Pelser-Carstens

Project Leader: Table Top Games

 

Towards the Digitization of a Table Top Game for Accountancy Students

13th International Conference on Mobile Learning

 

For more information about TELIT-SA please visit http://natural-sciences.nwu.ac.za/telit-sa