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Colloquium on Authentic Learning
You are hereby invited to attend the Authentic Learning Colloquium at UWC. The aim of the  colloquium is to showcase research that explores practical applications of authentic learning,  emerging technologies in authentic learning, and theoretical papers that relate to authentic learning.

Keynote speaker:

Dr Jan Herrington is Professor in Education at Murdoch University in Perth Western  Australia, researching and teaching in the undergraduate and post-graduate programs in the School of Education. Jan’s research focuses on the design of effective web-based  learning environments for higher education and the use of authentic contexts and tasks as a  central focus for web-based delivery of courses1. She is also researching other ICT–related 

areas such as mobile learning and design-based research. Jan has published over 130  articles, conference papers and chapters, and several books including a co-edited book (with  Anthony Herrington) entitled Authentic Learning in Higher Education.

1. http://www.authentictasks.uow.edu.au/

2. http://mlearning.uow.edu.au/ 

Please RSVP Michelle Grosch (mgrosch@uwc.ac.za) to confirm your attendance.

There is a R250 registration fee to cover the costs of the colloquium, payable on the day.