25 - 27 August 2021


Penny Orton

Penny is currently working as a Collaborative Online International Education (COIL) Specialist in the Department of International Education & Partnerships at the Durban University of Technology. Penny is a specialist nurse educator who holds a PhD from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Her interest in COIL and virtual engagement extended out of her interest in online learning and internationalisation of the curriculum. Her experience in COIL/Virtual Exchange extends from using it as a pedagogy in her classroom to embedding it across the university through policy development, professional development and coaching COIL practitioners.