Glenda Cox

Associate Professor
Dr Glenda Cox is an associate professor in the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) at the University of Cape Town and her portfolio includes Teaching in post graduate courses, supervision, Teaching innovation grants, Open Education Resources and Staff development. Shecompleted her PhD in Education (2016) and her research focused on using the theoretical approach of Social Realism to explain why academic staff choose to contribute or not to contribute their teaching resources as open educational resources.

She believes supporting and showcasing UCT staff who are excellent teachers, both in traditional face-to-face classrooms and the online world, is of great importance. She is passionate about the role of Open Education in the changing world of Higher Education. Dr Glenda Cox is currently the Principal Investigator in the Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) project, funded by the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC).