Grademark & Peermark Seminar

On 20 March 2014, Ricky Esteves from Eiffel Corp gave a presentation on Grademark & Peermark at an eLSI seminar held at the Wartenweiler Library, East campus. The podcast is 44 mins.


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"Wits transformation & employment equity Panel discussions"

10 September 2013, Ella Kotze and Tommasso Milani discussing sexuality, discrimination and violence at Umthonjeni Auditorium, East Campus.Podcast is 19mnts


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"Discourses of sexual coercion in the talk of university students"

27 August 2013, Lauren GmeinerGmeiner completed her undergrad and Honours at Rhodes University before working for several years as a business coach. Last year she returned to academia to complete her Masters in Community-Based Counselling Psychology and is currently working as an intern at the Counselling and Careers Development unit and completing her masters research entitled: Discourses of sexual coercion in the talk of university students. The seminar was held at Umthombo Lecture room 11. Podcast is 29mnt


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"The use of online tools to enhance Critical thinking"

14 August 2013, David Hornsby on "Engaging your students: Twitter in International Relations; Fatima Rahiman, A report on a study regarding the potential of micro-blogging to promote critical thinking; James Smurthwaite demonstrating how to add twitter to your course on Wits-e. The seminar was held at Watenweiler Library, East Campus. Podcast is 54mnts


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"Gaga feminism: sex, gender and the end of normal"

22 August 2013, Prof J Halberstam of American studies and ethnicity gender studies and comparative literature at the University of Southern Calafonia and also an author of 5 books. The seminar was held at the Graduate Seminar Room, Southwest Engineering: podcast is2hr


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"No Church in the wild: Gaga feminism and queer anarchy"

21 August 2013, Prof J Halberstam of American studies and ethnicity gender studies and comparative literature at the University of Southern Calafonia and also an author of 5 books. Seminar was held at the graduate Seminar Room, Southwest Engineering: podcast 1hr10mnts


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"Arts Education"

11 August 2011-Prof Jonathan D Jansen, the VC of University of Orange Free States speaking about Arts Education at the Wits School of Education.


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"ICT and innovation in teaching and learning approaches"

24 April 2013 - Neil Butcher, from the South African Institute of distance Education(SAIDE) at a seminar on "models for teaching and learning approaches".


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"Modelling technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge(TPACK) with a course on Wits-e"

24 April 2013 - Tom Waspe, presentation on the TPACK Model at a seminar held at Wartenweiler. The theme for the day was "Models for teaching and learning approaches".


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"Dual Model for Development"

February 2011- Prof. Corlota Perez, giving a talk about Dual Model for Development at Wits Business School. According to Professor Perez, the industrialized world is still in the middle of its painful transition from Installation to Deployment. Such a transition can last two years (as it did at the time of the Victorian railway panic) or 15 (as it did from the 1929 U.S. stock market crash through the end of World War II). The duration depends on how seriously decision makers, great and small, take the challenge of building a robust alliance between business, government, and the public at large.


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"Stereotypes and The Social Psychology of Repression"

15 March 2011Prof. Kevin Durrheim, from the University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Department of Psychology speaking about his new book titled Race Trouble:.


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"Impending Impact of Open Educational Resource in South Africa".

Mark Horner, addressed a seminar at the School of Physics entitled “Impending Impact of Open Educational Resources in South Africa” In the seminar he talked about how Siyavula are using Open Educational Resources and Technology to transform the way that they are creating text books. He also looked at examples of OER’s in the USA and Europe and how such resources are supporting new models of instruction and accreditation. Mark argues that as bandwidth prices dropping as more undersea cables arrive on our shores, South Africa will see similar developments.


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Scholarly Authors - Do you know your rights?

09 March 2011- Denise Nicholson, : Scholarly Authors: Do you know your rights as an author in terms of the Copyright law? Do you have to assign your rights to publishers? What rights can you retain? The seminar washeld at Wartenweiler Library.


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The Bad Habit of "Hobson-Jobson" (1886)

16 August 2012- Javed Majeed, a Mellon Distinguished Visiting Scholar from school of English and Drama at Queen Mary University in London, presents 'The bad habit of Hobson-Jobson(1886)'. podcast is


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"Everybody in the house? Humboldt meets Spivak or Reflections on Interactive Teaching of Applied Theory''.

20 May 2013 - Dr Antje Schuhman, a recipient of the 2012 Faculty of Humanities Teaching Awards, presents''''Everybody in the house? Humboldt meets Spivak or Reflections on Interactive Teaching of Applied Theory''' at a symposium held in the South West Engineering Graduate Seminar Room. Podcast is 26mnts 32 sec


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"Who said teaching and learning can't be fun"

20 May 2013 - David Hornsby, a recipient of the 2012 Faculty of Humanities Teaching Awards, presents ""Who said teaching and learning can't be fun" at a symposium held in the South West Engineering Graduate Seminar Room.podcast:16mnts 44sec


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Demonstration of the SAKAI Open Academic Environment.

Seminar: The demonstration of the SAKAI Open Academic Environment. The Presentation and demonstration was offered by Jeff Pasch from from New York University on the 14th March 2012, Wartenweiller Library.


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Predatory pricing versus raising rivals' costs.

A Public lecture by Professor Steven C Salop on "Two paradigms for exclusionary conduct: Predatory pricing versus raising rivals cost." 23 February 2012 held by the Mandela Institute and Competition Law Committee of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.


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How to write a perfect thesis without knowing a single word of English.

In this tutorial students will learn 'How to write a perfect thesis without knowing a word of English'. The tutorial is offered by Dr Elly Grossman, 2011/03/22, SHB1


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Last modified on 2013-08-26 by Nguni Phakela