HELTASA Special Interest Groups

The 10 HELTASA Special Interest Groups play an important role of contributing to the advancement of the main goals of HELTASA. These groups of highly committed HELTASA researchers, scholars and practitioners act as advocates of SOTL in higher education while focusing on their specific individual themes. On an annual basis, the SIGS plan activities or [...]


Technology Enhanced Learning Event

The HELTASA TEL SIG will be hosting its first SIG Event in the form of a Colloquium: When: 11 & 12 July 2017 Where: NMMU (Port Elizabeth) Guest speakers include Karen Walser (an independent education technology consultant), Renee Marx from Chertl at Rhodes University and a paper presented by the eLearning Team at NMMU. Additionally, [...]


Writing Centre Event

In line with the promotion of SOTL related activities, the Writing Centre SIG will be hosting the South African Writing Centre Consultants’ Day : When: 25 & 26 July 2017 Where: Pretoria, University of South Africa, Kgorong Building (Function Hall) The symposium is organized by the Department of English Studies, University of South Africa. Later  [...]


Foundation Events

We recently published  video summary (and written report) of the special dialogue session held at the ICED/HELTASA conference in November 2016 on our Foundation Blog. Upcoming Events: Regional ECP Symposium – Cape Town, August 2017 Regional ECP Colloquium – Durban (DUT and MUT), September 2017 Details of both these events and calls for abstract submissions [...]


Report from the 2016 ICED/ HELTASA conference foundation SIG event

The Foundation SIG hosted a special dialogue session at the 2016 ICED/ HELTASA conference in Cape Town. All members of the SIG were invited to attend. It was attended by more than 25 conference delegates from all over South Africa. A primary aim of this session was to review the role and relevance of ECP [...]