Topic: Digital Transformation in HE
Date: 30 September 2022
Time: 14:00 – 15:30
Place: Zoom
Presentation 1: Digital transformation and higher education
Presentation 2: What should we be teaching if Google answers our questions before we have finished typing them?

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About our presenters

Prof Walter Claassen was Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Academic (including Research), and later Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research at the US. He subsequently became involved in the Department of Information Systems at UWC and the Western Cape CoLab for e-Inclusion and Social Innovation, as well as the e-Skills Institute, an initiative of the national Department of Communications. From October 2016 until 2019, he was Board member and Chairperson of the Board of the National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa. Since 2020, he is Strategic Focus Area Leader: Digital Transformation, in the Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA).

Johannes Cronjé is Professor of Digital Teaching and Learning in the Department of Information Technology at CPUT. Prior to that he was the Dean Informatics and Design. He has supervised more than 140 Masters’ and Doctoral students and published more than 65 peer reviewed papers. He is a sought-after international keynote speaker and has been a visiting professor at seven universities internationally.