19th July 2017

Digital Citizenship and South Africa

By Annemie Willemse

Recent press releases saw various countries campaigning for research and programmes to be launched on Digital Citizenship. In South Africa, Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), together with Google SA, the Film and Publications Board (FPB) and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, recently launched Web Rangers a programme aimed to encourage young people to drive safer Internet behaviours.

But what is Digital Citizenship?

In short, Digital Citizenship may be defined as the guidelines for directing appropriate and responsible behaviour with [...]

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18th July 2017

Developing a Blended Learning Course

Blended learning is a combination of classroom and online learning. So, how do you create and implement a successful blended learning experience that is interactive, engaging, and effective? Below are a few top tips to help you develop learning courses that seamlessly combine these two learning approaches.

Define your Learning Objectives

As with all learning strategies, you need to begin by clearly defining the objective and goals of the course. Only then can you begin to design the content of the course. Distinctive [...]

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12th July 2017

How to Ensure Productive Meetings

Let’s be honest – meetings can be boring. How many of you have wanted to fall asleep in the boardroom? It has been estimated that employees spend around 31 hours in meetings that are unproductive.

So, how do you ensure a productive meeting? Below are a few top tips to guarantee your meetings are not wasting time.

Know the Objective

Don’t ever go into your meeting with a vague agenda. Have an end-goal in sight. The best meetings are ones where the [...]

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11th July 2017

IT Project Management Mistakes to Avoid

IT Executives are all too familiar with project mismanagement. Even with advanced Project Management Software, projects can go on for longer than planned and cost a lot more than they were budgeted for.

No two projects are the same, but projects all experience similar issues. Even the most experienced project managers can find themselves making small, yet significant mistakes when taking on a more complex project.

Here, we investigate some common project management mistakes and how to avoid making them:

Not setting goals [...]
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