2021 RITAL CONFERENCE RECORDINGS

Keynote address: Towards compassionate learning design for the pandemic and beyond … by A/Prof Daniela Gachago

Session 1: Lockdown gamification: Teaching Shakespeare using digital breakouts by Dr Candice Livingstone

Session 2: Developing an online mathematics diagnostics tool: Leveling the playing field by Dr Frikkie George

Session 3: Transforming curricula for multi-cultural student engagement by Lee-Anne Harker

Session 4: South African university lecturers’ experiences with multilingual pedagogies and emergency remote teaching amid the Covid-19 pandemic by Lee-Sisanda Nkoala

History of Paradigms Journal by Puleng Sefalane and Nomxolisi Jantjies

Session 5: COVID-19 pandemic effects on the future of studying tourism management: Perspectives of exit- level students at a university of technology by Washington Makuzva

Session 6: Online learning and peer support: Using WhatsApp to enhance students’ understanding of engineering mathematics concepts by Mark Jacobs

Session 7: The development of online English proficiency assessments for pre-service teachers by Prof Hanlie Dippenaar

Session 8: Is the new normal an improvement? Reflections on how the pandemic affected the offering of a practical subject by Joselyn Felix-Minnaar

Session 9: Exploring the impact of Mobile Instant Messaging on learning by Dr Sweta Patnaik and Dr Bronwyn Swartz

Session 10: Exploring Diploma Gr R students’ understanding of participatory pedagogical practices during COVID-19 by Dr Naseema Shaik

Session 11: The feasibility and effectiveness of an Afrikaans Academic Writing Assistant for Afrikaans-speaking Education students by Dr Pieter Boer, Dr Amanda Swart and Wilna Du Plessis

Session 12: How the move to online work is changing journalism internship programmes by John Bulani and Sisanda Nkoala

Session 13: Enhancing teacher education quality: Comparative student reflections on well-being by Clive Brown and Prof Hanlie Dippenaar

Session 14: Using a virtual classroom to mediate collaborative construction of knowledge and consequent work-preparedness in a final-year engineering class by Prof Oluwaseun Oyekola

Session 15: Digital tools for social engagement in teaching and learning in higher education by Dr Blessing Makwambeni, Sisanda Nkoala, Zinzi Magoda, Vusi Mashiya, Dr Victor Mugobo

Session 16: ‘Emergency take off and safe landing’: Reflection on using digital space as a supervision pedagogical strategy for B. Ed Honours in teaching and learning students by Dr Kwanele Booi and Vanessa Van Staden