The first edition of 2020 is out! Welcome to the 19th issue of the IDE Newsletter. The theme for this publication is
“Quality Assurance in Distance Education” .
At the Institute of Distance Education, we see our response to the Covid-19 as a great opportunity to expand and enhance our online learning activities. Distance education is bound to embrace and utilise available technologies to enhance teaching and learning
IDE is in the process of developing Quality Assurance guidelines. Dr. Mthethwa-Kunene elaborates on the collaborative process with extensive stakeholder consultation.
Prof. Ferreira-Meyers analyses in detail the digital version of Bloom’s Taxonomy; and also highlights how “zooming” is blending in as we embrace online learning.
Dr. Dlamini was hosted at Glasgow Caledonian University in January 2020 to share knowledge on work-based learning programmes, which includes the pedagogy and delivery of WBL Programmes.