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Siyanda Edison Kheswa
Mr Siyanda Edison Kheswa
syanda Designation Lecturer
Discipline Information Studies
Phone 033-260 6987
Campus Pietermaritzburg
Office Address Room 346 New Arts Building

Degrees Held

  • B. Soc.Sc (UKZN); PGDIS (UKZN); (UKZN) MIS (UKZN) and MEd (UKZN)


Area of responsibility

  • Co-ordinator ACE School Library Development and Management

Research Interests:

  • Training of teacher librarians and the development of school libraries in KwaZulu-Natal

Teaching Areas:

  • Information Literacy

ACE (Advanced Certificate in Education)

  • School Library Development and Management 620 - Information and Communications Technologies
  • School Library Development and Management 630 – Resources, Users and Use
  • School Library Development and Management 640 – Organization and Access to resources
  • Professional Practice for School Library Development and Management


  • Information Searching and Retrieval
  • Research Methodology for Information professionals



Community Involvement/Outreach:

  • Head of Academics for Izichwe Youth Football Programme

Publications/Selected Publications (2011 – 2013):


  • Kheswa, S. 2014. The use of internet by undergraduate third-year students. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing

Journal Articles:

  • Kheswa, S. and Hoskins, R.  2012.  Use of the internet by undergraduate third-year students at a South African university.  Mousaion 30(1): 120-141

Complete Research Record:

  • Kheswa, S. 2014. An exploration of the informal learning experiences of home-based caregivers in a non-governmental organization in KwaZulu-Natal. M.Ed. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal.
  • Kheswa, S. 2012.  Use of the internet by undergraduate third-year students of the Faculty of Humanities, Development and Social Sciences at the university of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus. MIS. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal.

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