The Regional Training and Research Institute for Distance and Open Learning (RETRIDOL) at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) conducted its January 2023 Monthly ODL Discourse:
Inclusive and Open Distance Learning Research in Africa: Experiences from South Africa
Date & Time:
Monday, 30th January 2023
12:00 Noon West Central Africa
Professor Moeketsi Letseka
UNESCO Chair on Open Distance and eLearning
College of Education, University of South Africa
Moeketsi Letseka is a professor of philosophy of education, and the holder of the endowed UNESCO Chair on Open Distance Learning at Unisa. He is Chairperson: Task Force on Distance Education in the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES); Co-Chairperson: Finance Standing Committee (WCCES), and Editor-in-Chief: Africa Education Review, an international scholarly education journal that is jointly published by Unisa Press and Taylor & Francis in the United Kingdom (UK). Africa Education Review indexed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), and SCOPUS. Prof Letseka has published extensively in the areas of philosophy of education, higher education and open distance learning. He editor and co-editor of the following selected publications:
- Letseka, M. (ed). 2016. Open Distance Learning (ODL) through the Philosophy of Ubuntu, Nova Publishers: New York.
- Aluko, R, Letseka, M, & Pitsoe, V. (eds). 2016. Assuring Institutional Quality in Open Distance Learning (ODL) in the Developing Contexts, Nova Publishers: New York.
- Letseka, M. (ed). 2015. Open Distance Learning (ODL) in South Africa, Nova Publishers: New York.
- Letseka, M., Cosser, M., Breier, B., & Visser, M. (eds). 2010. Student Retention and Graduate Destinations: Higher Education and Labour Market Access and Success, HSRC Press: Cape Town.
- Kruss, G., & Letseka, M. (Guest Editors). 2005. Special Issue – Higher Education-industry research partnerships and innovation in South Africa. Industry & Higher Education, 19 (2), 104-197.