One field that is already in tune with the new era of astonishing technological developments is education technology. eish! visited the NWU’s education technologists to find out what they do and how they can assist academics and other staff.
Lecturers are welcome to contact these people if they need assistance:
Alternatively, lecturers and students can phone these helplines for more technical assistance regarding teaching and learning technologies:
On the computer screen you can see an example of the software used to assist lecturers and students. Here education technologists Fundiswa Ngomani, Naldo Oberholzer and Letshego Mabale are discussing some of the features on the eFundi site.
As the world gears up for the fourth industrial revolution, marked by rapid technological advances in all fields, experts believe many new jobs will spring up and existing jobs will have to adjust.
Kobus le Roux is a senior education technologist.
4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION