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Name: Christo Van der Westhuizen
Location: B-Ring 434, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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About Prof Christo Van der Westhuizen

Christo Van der Westhuizen, PhD is currently Professor in Learning Technologies in the Department of Sciences and Technology Education at the Faculty of Education of the University of Johannesburg. He was employed by the North-West University Faculty of Education Sciences of the Potchefstroom Campus for 21 years, also the sub-area leader for blended learning in the research unit for self-directed learning, and subject chair for Geography Education for several years. He has been working in the field of teacher education for the past 20 years and his research focus is the effective integration of ICT’s (including Geo-spatial technologies) in blended learning environments to foster self-directed learning. He is an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (JGHE). ORCID 0000-0002-4762-8538