The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic changes in all sectors including higher education. The traditional system of teaching and learning has been greatly challenged which has necessitated immediate changes to education delivery across the world.
When faced with a challenge, designers tend to rise above with creative solutions that suit their needs. Migrating to teaching and learning fully online, due to the pandemic has been a great challenge for everyone.
From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching has shifted from the traditional face-to-face in-class interaction to being completely online where the interaction was done through the various software platforms. The author shares some of the platforms she has tried and tested.
Digitalisation is transforming the values and domains of existing industries. Technological advances as driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) are evolving at an incredibly fast rate, revamping the way we live, work and function as a society.
The pace of change is accelerating, or so everyone tells us. On a daily basis, things may seem much the same but big changes are constantly taking place unnoticed. One such change is the rising globalisation of tertiary education.