Academic and Professional Experience

Lecturer, Communication and Academic Literacy

University of Botswana: 2018 to date

I teach undergraduate students academic and professional communication for specific disciplines

Lecturer, Communication and Study Skills: Molepolole College of Education 2010-2018

Teacher English language and Literature 

I have taught English Language and literature at junior and senior secondary school levels

  • I introduced Language games (Scrabble and word puzzles) as an initiative to improve performance in English language among learners

National Examiner: English Language in the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE)

Achievements

I had the honor to have my thesis model piloted in one of the Subjects I took Media Writing: Rhetoric and Practice, at The University of Melbourne, (2014)

  • The thesis proposed the use of Facebook to extend learners’ engagement with educational content beyond formal learning environments. This is a component in advocating development of a participatory curriculum.

Won the Fogarty Foundation Undergraduate Fund  to conduct research on HIV Prevalence among Mobile Workers in Boteti (1999)

Conference Presentations

Presented a paper titled The Blogosphere: an Emeging Platform for Academic and Professional Engagement (2018) 4th International Conference on Academic and Professional Communication

Facilitated a semiar on  Teaching in the Age of Digital Chaos: Implications for the Teacher and Learner (2017) Communication and Study Skills department, Molepolole College of Education

Presented a paper titled: Facilitating Learner Engagement through Interactive Platforms: A model for Teacher Education Institutions in Botswana (2015), 3rd International Conference on Academic and Professional Communication

Committees and Special Assignements

Digital Content developer and editor for the 5th International Conference on Academic and Professional Communication, (ICAPC 2020) University of Botswana

Chairperson: Program Development and Accreditation Committee (Molepolole College of Education 2017)

Coordinator: Stakeholder Engagement Activities (2015 to date)

Member: Research and Publications Committee (2012 to date)

Botswana Australian Victoria Association (BAVA) as Botswana Connect: 2014 to date

Staff Welfare Committee (Molepolole College of Education): 2012-2013

Workplace Health and Safety Team (Shashe River School) as Secretary: 2007-2009

It is this role that gave me the opportunity to attend a course in Fire Fighting: 2009

University of Botswana Wild Life Association as additional member: 1999-2001

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