Debbie is an experienced and committed academic practitioner. She has a unique blend of academic competencies in both the teaching and academic administration domains. Debbie remains committed to ensuring a secure, yet professional learning environment for all stakeholders.
Debbie has a Master’s in Education (Tertiary Teaching) from the University of the Witwatersrand and specialises in the field of Academic Literacy for MBA and postgraduate students as well as content development across a range of platforms. Her Master’s research report dealt with the challenges MBA students experience with Academic Writing.
Debbie lectures Academic Literacy and Business report writing to MBA students and Business Research Methodology to students doing a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Debbie has completed (with distinction) an Online Short Course in Online Lecturing with Milpark Education which has provided valuable insights and practical exposure to the online classroom experience both from a learning and teaching perspective.
She has also completed (with distinction) an Online Short Course in Digital Marketing with UCT. This course has provided invaluable insights and depth to Debbie’s work in Content Development, Brand Management and managing an online presence for organisations.
- University of the Witwatersrand (2010)
M.Ed. Tertiary Teaching
- Teaching Materials: Principles, Practices and Design
- Language, Learning & Academic Literacy
- Studies in Pedagogy
- Research – MBA Student’s Experiences of Academic Writing
- University of Fort Hare – East London Campus (2005)
B.Ed. Honours Cum Laude