I am specialising in training activities, such as Information Literacy Skills, designing learning content using blackboard, moodle and social media e-learning tools and intergrate them to the curriculum- use of different approaches
Presentation in LIASA Conference available on slideshare and currently started writing research paper.
Have an understanding of ATLAS Ti and SPSS software (research data analysis )
Presentation skills and content design including animation
Implementation of tutor program in support of first year students (Project )
Develop content using NING, WIX for website etc
Coordinate events- such as orientation, book reading and any other event etc
Teaching Research Skills for undergraduate, postgraduate and academic staff
Teaching how to break down your assignment topic and use critical thinking
E-Learning content design on blogs, WordPress, Toondoo, Wallwisher etc.
Skills on the use of Google hangout, Office Communicator
Skills on use of the Evernote,Flicker, Skype, Moodle, Dropbox,Glogster, Google Wave and Snagit
Specialise in RefWorks and Endnote (Training)
Monitoring and evaluation of E-learning content through Blackboard and any other tool such as survey monkey etc.
Information Literacy Skills is my speciality area. This covers finding information electronic databases, research skills etc
Trainer (Information Literacy Skills)
University of Johannesburg
Responsible for training activities for the four campuses of the University of Johannesburg
Learning material design
E-learning content (modules)
(Wits University) Humanities Library
January 2005 - December 2008
Managing the Library and the Faculty of Humanities with 40 departments
5 Line Managers
20 Staff members
In charge of the following sections:
Deputy arts Librarian
January 2000 - December 2004
Information Specialist : Business Economics and IT
Monash University of South Africa
Intergrating Learning Skills Framework (Curriculum)
Implementation of online modules
The project requires the design of the learning content that is intergrated within 5 faculties for students studying Extended Degree Course. This has been dont through Blackboard. A paper has been presented together with Instructional Designer at UJ. We also had to design the marking system as well as evaluation process. The project was also successful and students really gained and acquired research skills for their assignment. This project started in 2011 and changes have been taking place for improvement on yearly basis until 2013.
Training of Librarians and development of the brand for the University of Johannesburg. Worked very closely with the webmaster to make sure that 24 Librarian have access. The training was for the Librarians to develop their own LibGuides according to their respective faculties they serve. I also had to set standards and quality check including sustainability strategy. The project was successful all librarians participated and today the University has LibGuide platform to support teaching and learning programs.
Implementation of 10 tutors to support first year students at University of Johannesburg
The project: recruitment of 10 tutors, budget for the year. designing of their training programmes, designing of outcome recording including statistics, creating recording of their activities using LIBSTATS system. Creating name badges, computers to use, sitting areas, feedback on activities, submitting reports monthly and continues development of their perfomance and working closely with the Academic Learning Department. The project is intergrated with the tutors mainstream within the University and recognised.
The project has been very successful in supporting first year students as their lack knowledge and experience in an academic institution during their first year.
2. Developed libguides for the Library at Wits and at University of Johannesburg
At UJ - Trained all Librarians to develop libguides in their subject areas
- Created a platform for the library and worked with the webmaster to design a banner and access for all librarians.
- Created a generic libguide on Plagiarism and Copyright to be used by all students, all faculties available http://uj.ac.za.libguides.com/plagiarismandcopyright. Conducted a demot withi First Year Experience Committe and was approved and published.
Created a LibGuide for all First Year Students entering the University of Johannesburg as a starting point. after my Resignation in October 2013 access to the content was allocated to another librarian but I am the designer and publisher of the whole libguide.
I am the owner beside the fact that I left the institution. See the link below to view the design
Training Specialist : Information Literacy skills etc
Design the content for training, projects initiatives, management and implementation
Design material such as brochures
Use blackboad System as delivery system for online course design
Assessment monitoring and evaluation
Qualifications & Certifications
Emerging Leadership Programme ( Postgraduate Certificate)
University of Johannesburg
Honours Library Science ( accredited to study only Research Methodology and passed with distinction 2014)
Bachelor of Arts
Walter Sisulu University
Lower Diploma Library Science
Walter Sisulu University
Postgraduate Diploma in Library Science
Lower Diploma in Library Science
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