eLearning Africa 2016 saw representation from the Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) with presentations from Wilhelmina Louw. Wilhelmina Louw has been a Programme Developer at NAMCOL since 2006. She was responsible for the development of distance education study material (print-based, radio and video programmes) for Grade 10 and 12. Her first exposure to eLearning and Open Educational Resource development was with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) OERs4OS project in 2009.
Starting September in 2013, Ms Louw became the programme developer: eLearning for Open Schooling at NAMCOL. Ms Louw successfully spearheaded online Open educational resources content development on the free eLearning platform Notesmaster platform, which selected as one of the winners in WSA 2015 eLearning and Science category.
NAMCOL offers its courses predominantly using print-based course materials. Honouring its mission ‘to provide wider access to quality educational services to learners and other customers using a variety of open learning methods’ NAMCOL include online Open Educational Resources (OER) courseware as part of its educational package. Online OER content is offered on Notesmaster Namibia platform. View the full presentation below.