Growing an Institutional Health OER Initiative: A Case Study of the University of Cape Town

This case study is the result of semi-structured interviews and email engagement with teaching and support staff involved in OER activities in the Facutly of Health Sciences and for the OpenContent Directory (web portal) at UCT.

Time to move beyond a brainless physiology

“Exercise is a complex behavior that is regulated by a complex system”. In this talk, Prof Noakes seeks to include the brain as a factor in exercise physiology. He starts with the classical teachings in exercise physiology and continues by looking at various models such as the A.V. Hill model and the peripheral model.

Exercising advocacy: Some personal ideas and experiences

This video lecture can be used by self learners or as a supplement to sports science course material.

Order of Mapungubwe

This video lecture can be used by self learners or as a supplement to sports science course material.

Examination of the Nervous System (Video tutorial)

A teaching video of how to conduct the basic neurological examination, designed for 3rd year medical students.

Disability and Social Change A South African Agenda

This text can be used to support students in disability studies. This powerful volume represents the broadest engagement with disability issues in South Africa yet.

Training Trainers for Health and Human Rights

The aims of this manual are: To provide those interested in doing human rights teaching with a framework for training of trainers in health and human rights To provide resources which will be of use to the training of trainers and students

South African Child Gauge 2009/2010

This collection of papers focused on the theme `Healthy children: From survival to optimal development` can be used for independent study/research or for integration into child development curriculum.

Gastric Lavage Procedure Animation

This animation can be used to demonstrate how this sensitive procedure is performed to medical students.

Climate change and health in the SADC Region

While this is currently a research work which outlines research and development objectives, it is envisaged that much of the material reviewed is also suitable for inclusion in teaching - particularly postgraduate teaching at University Masters level.