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Gerrit Wissing

Senior Instructional Designer at TUT


Currently resides in: North West, South Africa

Born in Florida South Africa

Gerrit is a Senior Instructional Designer with more than fourteen years of instructional design, and more than eleven years of lecturing - all in higher education.

He is adept at designing and creating media-rich, electronically mediated learning experiences. He is knowledgeable about a wide range of learning theories with the ability to turn those theories into memorable learning interactions. Gerrit is also excellent in facilitating those learning experiences in both online and face-to-face learning environments.

Developing as theory based practitioner, his current research is into the implementation of hypertext multimedia glosses for promoting vocabulary acquisition, reading comprehension and English literacy skills.

His specializations include instructional design, online and face-to-face facilitation, and he has expertise in a wide variety of learning platforms.

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wissingg@tut.ac.za

O: +27 (0)12 382 4371


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Business Address

Staatsartillerie Rd, Pretoria, South Africa, 0183


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Current Position(s)

Senior Instructional Designer | Tshwane University of Technology
2003 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Instructional designi of and consulting with clients on implementation of memorable electronically mediated learning experiences.


Previous Position(s)

Senior Lecturer | Dept: Accountancy | Technikon Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1996 - 2002

Academia, Education and Training

Lecturer in Accountancy and related subjects.


Quality Assurance Executive | Syspro
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1993 - 1995

ICT and Telecommunications

Responsible for QA on suite of fully integrated business software.


Lecturer | Dept: Accountancy | Technikon Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1989 - 1993

Academia, Education and Training

Lecturer in Accountancy and related subjects.


Assistant Accountant | Accounting & Auditing | Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1984 - 1989

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Served articles of clerkship, interrupted by a two year stint of National Service.

Educational history

Secondary

Monument High School, Krugersdorp, South Africa (1980)

Tertiary

North-West University

Potchefstroom, South Africa | 2011 - 2017

PhD - Curriculum Development, Innovation and Evaluation

Contextual hypermedia glosses in the facilitation of vocabulary acquisition at higher education level

University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa | 1994 - 1999

M Ed - Computer-Based Education

Facilitating the development of Christian moral values

University of South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa | 1986 - 1989

B Compt (Hons) - Accountancy

Rand Afrikaans University

Johannesburg, South Africa | 1981 - 1983

B Comm - Accountancy

Achievements

Awards

Teaching & Learning Practitioner of the Year | 2009

Competitive Accomplishments

Third place (Age group 35 -39) | North Gauteng Standard Distance Triathlon Championships | 2001

Winner (Age group 35-39) | South African Long Course Duathlon Championships | 2001

Other Achievements

Certified Online Learning Facilitator | 2006

Blackboard Certified Trainer | 2011

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