Open Distance and eLearning Conference

Keynote Speakers and Panellists

Professor George SiemensProfessor George Siemens

Professor and Director: Centre for Change and Complexity in Learning UniSA Education Futures
University of South Australia

Dr Lilia Cheniti BelcadhiDr Lilia Cheniti Belcadhi

Associate Professor
Head of Digital Learning and Pedagogical Innovation Unit, Sousse University, Tunisia

Professor Paul Tiyambe ZelezaProfessor Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Associate Provost and North Star Distinguished Professor at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Dr Christine Ofulue

Dr Christine I Ofulue

Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director
Directorate of Research Administration and Advancement, National Open University of Nigeria

Prof Uchenna UdeaniProfessor Uchenna Udeani

Director, Distance Learning Institute
University of Lagos, Nigeria

Dr Roze PhillipsDr Roze Phillips

Non-executive Director at GIBS Business School
Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof Romeela MoheeProfessor Romeela Mohee

Higher Education Commissioner

Jennifer Glennie Jennifer Glennie

Founding Director, South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE)
South Africa

Professor Margaret F. Omidire

Professor Margaret F. Omidire

Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, University of Pretoria
South Africa

Professor Piera BiccardProfessor Piera Biccard

Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies, Unisa
South Africa

Dr Anitia LubbeDr Anitia Lubbe

Research Unit Self-Directed Learning, Faculty of Education, North-West University, Potchefstroom
South Africa

Dr Denzil ChettyDr Denzil Chetty

Head: Academic Development Open Virtual Hub, Unisa
South Africa

Dr Jacqueline BatchelorDr Jacqueline Batchelor

Senior Lecturer: Mobile Learning, University of Johannesburg
South Africa

Dr Sibongile Similane-MnisiDr Sibongile Similane-Mnisi

Department of Curriculum Development: e: Learning, Tshwane University of Technology
South Africa

Mr Hugo van der WaltMr Hugo van der Walt

ODeL Researcher, Institute for Open and Distance Learning (IODL) / Institutional Intelligence, College of Education, Unisa
South Africa

Ms Thobeka MsenganaMs Thobeka Msengana

UFH Counselling Psychologist and head of the Student Counselling Unit (SCU), University of Fort Hare
South Africa