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University of Cape Town

Benefits and Challenges of OER for Higher Education

In this presentation Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams of the University of Cape Town`s Centre for Educational Technology discusses why and how Open Educational Resources can be beneficial and what the challenges are.

Inguinal Canal Powerpoint

Undergraduate medical students learning functional anatomy. This resource is used to complement cadaver dissection practicals.

Digital Professionalism

A new initiative teaching first year health science students about their online identity has proven valuable. The importance of communication skills and respect for others through social media is identified and explained.

Consortium for Health Policy & Systems Analysis in Africa

All CHEPSAA’s African members have produced reports that provide an overview of the HPSR+A capacity needs and assets in their organizations and its wider context.

Blood Culture Procedure

The intention of the video is aimed at improving patient outcomes via education. The video demonstrates how to appropriately do a Blood Culture procedure and limit the number of samples being compromised.

UCT Digital Pathology collection: Student cases

These are short case studies built around selected specimens in the UCT pathology teaching collection, intended to support learning around common pathological conditions in Southern Africa.

Series of Lectures to the UCT Rugby Team

“The greatest hurdle is the mental barrier”. This trilogy of lectures was originally presented to the University of Cape Town’s Rugby Team in 2008. The lectures centre around Prof Noakes’ teachings of self belief and team unity as role players in athletic performance.

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.