Available courses

Discover the skills needed to become an e-tutor in higher education. Explore the complexities of student support, varying challenges, and specific timeframes. Adapt to the use of ICTs and engage in self-reflective and online activities. Assessment includes online activities and portfolio submission.

The primary purpose of this MOOC is to provide comprehensive training in Model United Nations. It aims to equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively participate in and contribute to MUN simulations and conferences

This course provides a basic understanding of essay writing, avoiding plagiarism, and referencing techniques. No prior knowledge is required. The three-week course is available for three months, with compulsory activities to assess your progress. Complete at least five activities to successfully complete the MOOC.

Complete the course, STU-200: Basic Skills for Online Exams, and then come and test your IRIS skills with a mock exam.

Learn how to navigate the myExams portal, understand different types of online assessments, and grasp the concept of proctoring apps and academic integrity. Discover provisions for students with special needs and get answers to frequently asked questions.

Discover how to navigate the upgraded academic student portal, access module information, view grades and calendars, submit assignments, and more. Gain the essential skills to thrive as a digital learner at Unisa.

Gain a deeper understanding of Microsoft 365 productivity apps to excel in studies and enhance employability. Adapt to remote and hybrid learning by fostering collaboration with peers and educators. Learn digital literacy, Microsoft 365 apps, productivity and collaboration tools, and accessible learning features for an inclusive student journey.

Learn how to create compelling presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. Whether it's for academic assignments, research findings, or professional settings, we'll teach you the fundamentals. Understand presentation requirements, plan structure, prepare content, and implement best practices. Create and edit presentations using PowerPoint Online. Apply your skills to a final task, including presenting in person and online. Evaluate your progress with voice notes. Let's start creating impactful presentations!

With an activity-oriented approach, we'll help you create a 'dissertation toolkit' to present your work effectively. The introductory video will provide guidance and clarity as you embark on this exciting journey.

This course aims to enhance your basic digital literacy skills and improve your online interaction. Developed by Unisa, it focuses on open learning environments, using Sakai (myModules) and Microsoft Office 365. Learn practical word processing skills with Microsoft Word and create an assignment outline. Get started by accessing Office 365 and enjoy the learning journey!

Supporting material for the face-to-face workshop.

Supporting material for the face-to-face workshop.

Basic Skills in Digital Literacy Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) using gamification concepts. Learn all the basic digital learning skills you require to be a successful online learner.

The material in this course is to accompany the face-to-face workshop.

Good day Learners,

Welcome to ECOS101!!
My name is Nomaza Rasmeni, I am your eTutor for the semester.
The first task is for us to set some house rules and to adhere to the code of ethics on the course.

So, here are the house rules:

1.1 Treat all fellow students, lecturers, and staff members with respect, kindness, and courtesy.

1.2 Avoid using offensive, disrespectful, or discriminatory language or behaviour towards others based on their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic.

1.3 Engage in constructive and supportive dialogue during online discussions, respecting diverse opinions and perspectives.


The next task is for you to introduce yourself to the group. Tell us where you come from, why you chose this course and how you believe it will benefit you in your journey at Unisa.

This course addresses the need for a quality curriculum aligned with African context philosophies and current educational debates. Explore Unisa's curriculum transformation pillars and learn to identify, monitor, and evaluate their implementation. Engage in online discussions and deepen your understanding of quality epistemologies and indigenous knowledge systems.

This course addresses the need for a quality curriculum aligned with African context philosophies and current educational debates. Explore Unisa's curriculum transformation pillars and learn to identify, monitor, and evaluate their implementation. Engage in online discussions and deepen your understanding of quality epistemologies and indigenous knowledge systems.

A collection of Open Educational Resources