Institution/Centre: South African German Centre for Development Research (SA GER CDR)
Role at my institution: My role at the CERM-ESA is to handle internal IT related queries from the students and supervisors. In addition, I handle day to day operations in regards to my department.
My journey as both a participant and teacher, in the online education space, has been one filled with a score of important lessons. As a participant I learnt to collaborate with like minded scholars exclusively on the Digiface online platform. This particular form of learning was remarkable as the exposure to a variety of features supported my comprehension when presented with contrasting content. In the role of a facilitator, I had the privilege to teach and become a multiplier by gaining experience interacting with different students coming from diverse backgrounds. The different rates at which the students engaged with the course content required me to approach teaching from a different perspective than that of learner.