CSET Research Flagship 1: ODL ResearchFlagship Project Leader: Dr Eeva Rapoo
Background:While other higher education institutions all over the world have been struggling to implement ODL teaching in Science, Engineering and Technology, CSET at UNISA has been doing it for many years. Thus ODL practice forms a natural area of research focus for CSET, and indeed several individuals or small groups within the college are already doing research in various aspects of ODL.
This flagship project builds on:
To contribute to scientific knowledge on the ‘what’ and how’ of SET teaching and learning in ODL contexts through substantive, ongoing research. The general topic of research will be technology as an enabler in ODL, with technology seen in its widest meaning. Initially, we are envisaging the following two broad research areas:
Development/Capacity building aims: