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Detken Scheepers

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Detken Scheepers

Detken Scheepers
Head: e-Learning
Tel: +27 12 354-1575
E-mail: detken.scheepers@up.ac.za

Main responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the e-Learning team, with particular reference to Computer-Based Testing and Training of academic staff in the use of the e-Learning environment
  • Project Management of e-Learning projects
  • Management of pilot projects within the e-Learning environment
  • E-learning Research and Development
  • Management of project office
     

Focus areas / interests

  • Strategic implementation of e-learning solutions
  • Electronic portfolios
  • All facets of Instructional Design
  • Educational value of Web 2.0 technologies
     

Research publications in e-Learning

  • Scheepers, M.D., Jordaan, A.J.J.  and Mostert, E. (2008) Analysis of Three Different Models Used to Acquire Three E-Learning Solutions at the Same University. iJET – Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2008, pages 74-79
  • Fresen, J.W., Drysdale, E.D., Kotzé, M., Scheepers, M.D. and Jordaan, A.J.J. (2007) Innovative training and support interventions with respect to a commercial learning management system. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, 5-7 September. ISBN: 0-620-35079-2.  Available at http://www.zaw3.co.za
  • Boon, J.M., Meiring, J.H, Scheepers, M.D. (2001) Clinical anatomy for family physicians – a distance learning delivery. [Abstract] Clinical Anatomy, Vol 14(1):69

Conference presentations on e-Learning

  • Scheepers, M.D., Nagel, L. (2009) Deciding on implementation: Case Study of Two Designs in a Blackboard Vista Portfolio Pilot at the University of Pretoria.  Blackboard Africa Users Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 16-17 April
  • Scheepers, M.D., Jordaan, A.J.J.  and Mostert, E. (2007) Analysis of three different models used to acquire three e-learning solutions at the same university. 10th International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning (ICL2007), Villach, Austria, 26-28 September.
  • Van der Merwe A, Scheepers, MD, Greyling, F. (2006) ePortfolio - Story of the Teaching and Learning Journey. 8th Annual Conference On W W W Applications, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 6-8 September.
  • Scheepers MD. (2006) An Integrated Medical Curriculum and WebCT: Mutually Exclusive? WebCT Africa User Conference, Midrand South Africa, 5-7 April.
  • Scheepers MD. (2000) Mindtool: The resistance of a conductor (Senior phase, Science and Technology), Millennium Minds 2000 Conference, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 - 29 September.
  • Scheepers,M.D., Lizamore, N, Boon, J.M. and Meiring JH (2000) The use of telematic education in problem-orientated curricula in an Anatomy Department. [Poster] Slice of Life workshop/Computers in Health Education Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, VSA, 27 Junie-3 July.
  • Scheepers,M.D., Lizamore, N, Boon, J.M. and Meiring, J.H. (2000) The use of telematic education in problem-orientated curricula in an Anatomy Department. 9th International Ottawa Conference On Medical Education, Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 March.
     

Co-author on papers presented at Conferences on e-Learning

  • Mostert, K., Scheepers, MD. (2009). Educational by-products of an e-portfolio technological pilot project, SAAHE, Cape Town, South Africa, 2 – 4 July.
  • Fresen, J.W., Drysdale, E.D., Kotzé, M., Scheepers, M.D. and Jordaan, A.J.J. (2007). Innovative training and support interventions with respect to a commercial learning management system. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, 5-7 September. ISBN: 0-620-35079-2.  Available at http://www.zaw3.co.za.
  • Van Velze, C., Scheepers, D. & Strehler, A.  (2005). Innovations in hand therapy teaching.  SAAHE Regional Health Sciences Education Meeting, Cape Town, 8-9 April.
  • Boon,J.M., Meiring, J.H., Scheepers,M.D., Wolmarans, H. and Loots, M. (2001) Reflections on one year telematic assisted education of postgraduate anatomy for Family physicians in South Africa. XVIth ISMS Congress, Sun City, South Africa, 22-25 July.
  • Boon,J.M., Meiring, J.H., Scheepers,M.D., Wolmarans, H. and Loots, M. (2001) Clinical Anatomy: Reaching family physicians via CD ROM and electronic mail. Slice of Life Workshop/ Computers in Health Education Symposium, Munchen, Germany, August.
  • Boon,J.M., Meiring, J.H. and Scheepers,M.D., (2000) Clinical Anatomy for Family Physicians - A distance learning delivery. Third joint Meeting of the American and British Associations of Clinical Anatomists. Cambridge, UK 19-22 July.
  • Nolte, M., Scheepers, M.D. and Boon, J.M. (2000) The anatomy of the Abdomen: Designing and dissecting a CD ROM. 9th International Ottawa Conference On Medical Education, Cape Town, South Africa,  1-3 March.