UNISA Open Distance Learning Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Africa, 2018

College scholarship applications are now available for Open Distance Learning Postdoctoral Fellowships to study in South Africa. Fellowship is awarded for South Africans.

UNISA is a reputable, comprehensive, flexible and accessible open distance learning institution that is motivating a future generation. We offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources. Our vision “towards the African University shaping futures in the service of humanity” drives us to find answers to Africa’s educational and developmental problems.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: August 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to study:
  • Professionally conduct and publish ODL-based research under the guidance of a mentor
  • Support ODL research excellence
  • Nationality: Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded for South Africans.
  • Number of ScholarshipsNumbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility for the Postdoctoral Fellowships: 

Eligible Countries: Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded for South Africans.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A doctoral degree (awarded within the past five years)
  • Publication of at least one peer-reviewed article or one conference paper
  • Are strong in the main field of open distance eLearning (ODeL)
  • Have a clear grounding in digital literacy
  • Excel in the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Educational Resources (OER) and online assessments
  • Are strong in technology-assisted teaching and learning (to develop online courses)
  • Are knowledgeable in ODL theory and practice or
  • Have current research which can be channelled into the ODL field

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants for postdoctoral fellowships are required to submit their completed application form (obtainable from http://www.unisa.ac.za/%20Jobs%20& Scholarships together with a copy of their most recent CV, list of published outputs (including ISBN/ISSN numbers) and proof of qualification to: risps-at-unisa.ac.za.

Apply Online here

Scholarship Link

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