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How to Choose Your Ideal Learning Management System (LMS)

Choosing the right Learning Management System (LMS) is a pivotal decision that requires careful consideration of critical features and functionalities. Here are a few key points to consider when you navigate the process of choosing your ideal LMS. 1. Customisation for Relevance: Ensure your LMS allows content customisation to keep learning materials relevant. Accessibility is […]

Education Technology Company of the Year 2023

Press Release Eiffel Corp Awarded “Education Technology Company of the Year 2023 – South Africa” by Innovation in Business United Kingdom, 2023 – Eiffel Corp, a renowned leader in the educational technology sector, is thrilled to announce its prestigious accolade as “Education Technology Company of the Year 2023 – South Africa” in the esteemed Technology […]

The Benefits of Working with a Moodle Certified Partner

In the dynamic world of online education, Moodle stands out as a powerful Learning Management System (LMS) that offers flexibility and a wide range of features. However, collaborating with a Moodle Certified Partner can be incredibly beneficial to utilise its potential fully. In this blog, we’ll explore why working with a Moodle Certified Partner is […]

Best Education Software Solutions Provider 2023

United Kingdom, 2023 – MEA Markets magazine is excited to announce the winners of this year’s African Excellence Awards, which recognises the remarkable achievements across various African sectors. Marked by innovation and adaptability, Africa has established itself as a formidable force in numerous industries, influencing and enhancing various fields. Now in its sixth year, the […]

The Invigilator: Revolutionising Exam Proctoring in the Digital Era

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, The Invigilator stands out as a pioneering tool designed to uphold integrity in online and in-person assessments. Born from the challenges of the COVID era, this application has seamlessly transitioned to become an essential asset for both online and venue-based exams. A Journey from Traditional to Technological Historically, educational […]

Why Eiffel Corp Chooses AWS as Our Trusted Partner

In the ever-evolving landscape of online education, Eiffel Corp stands at the forefront of innovation and efficiency. Our commitment to providing seamless, scalable, and secure learning management systems (LMS) is unwavering. This is why we’ve strategically partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host our Moodle LMS solutions, offering our clients unparalleled reliability and performance. […]

How to Choose a Suitable Plagiarism Checker

Amidst a plethora of options for plagiarism detection tools in today’s educational market, discerning the appropriate one that aligns with your instructional objectives and student needs is crucial. On the usage of “plagiarism checker”: The phrase “plagiarism checker” carries a somewhat negative connotation and infers an accusatory stance, a sentiment not typically embraced by Turnitin. […]

Eiffel Corp becomes Moodle Certified Partner in South Africa

OCTOBER 18, 2023 Moodle is delighted to announce Eiffel Corp, a leading provider in modern learning solutions adapted for African contexts, as our newest Moodle Certified Partner in South Africa. This partnership is a significant milestone in Eiffel Corp’s mission to empower institutions and address the challenges in education in South Africa and other parts of […]

Transforming Digital Teaching at UKZN


Transforming Digital
Teaching at UKZN

Transforming Digital
Teaching at UKZN with PDT

UKZN faced the challenge of upskilling its lecturers to utilise Moodle LMS following its transition from Blackboard effectively. To this end, UKZN implemented the Practical Digital Teaching (PDT) course, a four-day programme aimed at empowering lecturers with the necessary skills to maximise the use of their institution’s LMS, enabling them to create their own digitally enhanced courses. The successful completion of the PDT course increased lecturers’ competence and confidence in leveraging the new LMS for teaching.


The transition from Blackboard to Moodle LMS presented a significant challenge, as lecturers needed more exposure to the functionalities of the new system. A structured training programme was necessary to enable lecturers to optimise their digital teaching skills and familiarise themselves with the new platform. 


Eiffel Corp facilitated its Practical Digital Teaching (PDT) course to help UKZN’s lecturers navigate this challenge. This course, tailored to provide an in-depth understanding of the relevant LMS, equipped lecturers with the essential skills to develop, manage, and enhance their digital content within the new platform effectively. 


Following the PDT course, UKZN lecturers gained a comprehensive understanding LMS platform and its functionalities. As a result, they have become proficient in designing and developing their digital courses using the various tools available on the new platform. Furthermore, the course exposed them to various best practices to enhance their digital teaching strategies within the Moodle LMS environment. 

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