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JAK Olivier

  • PhD
  • UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and OER
  • North-West University
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Recent publications

  • Multimodaling and multilanguaging: charting student (open) access and (communal) success through multiliteracies

    • Olivier J
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  • Carstens's framework of Afrikaans conjunction markers: A more accurate and complete version

    • Fouché N
    • Van Den Berg R
    • Olivier J
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Professional experience

UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and OER

North-West University

August 2018 - Present

Professor in Multimodal Learning

North-West University

January 2018 - Present

Associate Professor

North-West University

July 2015 - December 2017(2 years)

Senior Lecturer

North-West University

January 2012 - June 2015(3 years)


North-West University

September 2010 - December 2011(a year)



North-West University

January 2005 - December 2010(6 years)

Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

North-West University

January 2003 - December 2003(a year)


North-West University

January 2002 - December 2003(2 years)

BA Honours

Potchefstroom University for CHE

January 2001 - December 2001(a year)


Potchefstroom University for CHE

January 1998 - December 2000(3 years)


Jako Olivier holds the UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and OER and is professor in multimodal learning Faculty of Education of the North-West University (Potchefstroom, South Africa). After some years teaching languages and information technology at secondary school level in South Africa and the UK, he joined the North-West University as lecturer in September 2010. He completed his PhD in Education with a thesis entitled 'Accommodating and promoting multilingualism through blended learning'. In this study he explored how the subject IT could be taught multilingually through the use of blended learning (traditional and e-learning) resources. His research interests include: multimodal learning, blended learning, OER, e-learning, language planning, multicultural education and subtitling.

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