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    Communication Skills for ODFL (CS4ODFL) is an online course that empowers teachers to improve their communication skills in Open, Distance and Flexible Learning (ODFL) contexts. The course encompasses the key components of ODFL communication through its four modules and gives hands-on experience to participants through the various activities in each module. Upon successful completion of the course, teachers can confidently employ the best practices that they have learnt in facilitating their ODFL courses.

    This open course is adapted from here.

    On successful completion of this micro-course, teachers will:

    • Improve their communication skills in Open, Distance and Flexible Learning (ODFL) contexts.

    On successful completion of this microcourse, learners will:

    • Improve their digital skills using Free and Open Source Software to develop teaching materials for use in the classroom and share these as Open Educational Resources (OER).

    Welcome to Semester Zero. It is a FREE online self-paced programme designed to help students make a smooth transition into their first semester at USP. The 6-week programme encompasses a range of fun activities and games tailored to orient prospective students on all that we have to offer at the premier institution of higher learning for our region, USP.