School of Social Sciences

Dr Siyanda Kheswa

Dr Siyanda Kheswa


DisciplineInformation Studies


Contact Number 033-260-6987

CampusPietermaritzburg Campus

Office Address Room 346, New Arts Building

Last Updated 9 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg 2008
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information Studies (PGDIS) UKZN 2009
  • Master of Information Studies (MIS) UKZN 2011
  • Master of Education (MEd) UKZN 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD Information Studies) UKZN 2021

Research Interests

  • School Libraries
  • Information Literacy
  • Research Methods
  • Reading culture
  • Digital Literacy and Libraries
  • Library user Studies/User Acceptance
  • Social Cohesion
  • Teaching methodologies
  • Electronic Databases
  • Coaching and youth development

Teaching Interests

  • Information Searching and Retrieval
  • Research Methodologies
  • Data Analysis and Presentation
  • Information Literacies

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