Keynote, Conferences Presentations and Proceedings

KEYNOTE AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Mpofu, N. 2018. It’s not business as usual: teaching Literature to Generation Z. A keynote presentation at the Rhodes University Eastern Cape English Educators’ Association. Grahamstown, South Africa, 10 July 2018.

Mpofu, N. 2018. ‘Are they even interested in Shakespeare?’ Engaging the ‘digital natives’ in Literature classes. A workshop presented at the Rhodes University Eastern Cape English Educators’ Association. Grahamstown, South Africa, 11 July 2018.

Mpofu, N. 2018. Language teaching and student experiences: the (mis)adventures of a foreign language instructor. A poster presented at the UW Teaching and Learning Symposium at Union South, Madison, United States, 17 May.

Mpofu, N. 2017. Flipping the foreign language classroom: is it possible? Paper presented at the     Fulbright Foreign Languages Teachers Assistant (FLTA) Conference at the Marriot Marquis Hotel Washington, DC, 06-10 December, 2017.

Maphalala, MC & Mpofu, N. 2017. Towards a comprehensive model to evaluate teaching practice. Paper presented at the Southern Society for Education (SASE) 44th Annual International   Conference at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, Gaborone. Botswana, 04–06 October  2017.

Mpofu, N. & DeJager, L. 2017. Apples and Oranges? Introducing indigenous artistic forms in teaching Literature in English. Paper presented at the Education Association of South Africa: Annual   Conference, Khaya iBhubesi on the Vaal River, North-West Province, South Africa, and 8–11 January 2017.

Mpofu, N. 2016. Human Rights in the school system: A narrative study of children of illegal   immigrant in South Africa. Paper presented at the Annual South African Young Scientists’ Conference at Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre, Boksburg, Johannesburg, 6–7 October 2016.

Mpofu, N. & Nthontho, M. 2016. Connecting the dots: Exploring dispositions in the South African   teacher education. Paper presented at the 10th Annual UKZN Teaching and Learning Conference at Southern Sun Hotel- Elangeni Maharani, Durban, South Africa 20-22  September 2016.

Mpofu, N. 2016. What can we still offer? Understanding student support in distance education teacher preparation programs. Paper presented at Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association NADEOSA Conference at Monash University, 13-15 July 2016.

Mpofu, N. 2016. Exploring beginner teachers’ knowledge in the teaching of Literature in English.    Paper presented at the Association for Educational Development in Africa Conference in Richards Bay, South Africa, 4–6 April 2016.

Mpofu, N. 2016. Losing the strangeness: Teaching the way the African child learns. Paper presented   at the 10th Africa Young Graduates and Scholars (AYGS) Conference 2016 at University of Limpopo, 10–17 March 2016.

De Jager, L and Mpofu, N. 2015. Using technology to create interactive lessons in the English  classroom. Paper presented at 8th International Conference of Education, Research and  Innovation at Seville, Spain, 18-20 November, 2015.

Mpofu, N. 2013. Adventist Literary Theory, an addition to the Afro-centric Literary Theories. Paper  Presented at University of Botswana 7th International Conference of English Language,  Literature and Indigenous Knowledge at University of Botswana, 13 June 2013.

Mpofu, N. 2013. Ethical Dilemmas in Adventism and African Literature: A Narrative study. Paper presented at the Global Ethics Crisis: Implications for the Adventist Church in Africa conference at Baraton University, Aldoret, Kenya, 8–11 September 2014.

Mpofu, N. 2013. Teacher credibility in of Higher Learning. Paper   presented at the First Adventism, Society and sustainable development at Helderberg, Somerset West, South Africa, 29  November to 2 December 2013.

CONFERENCES PROCEEDINGS 

Mpofu, N. 2016. Losing the strangeness: Teaching the way the African child learns. Paper presented   at the 10th Africa Young Graduates and Scholars (AYGS) Conference 2016 at University of Limpopo, 10–17 March 2016. Available here

Mpofu, N. 2016. Human Rights in the school system: A narrative study of children of illegal   immigrant in South Africa. Paper presented at the Annual South African Young Scientists’ Conference at Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre, Boksburg, Johannesburg, 6–7 October 2016. Available here

De Jager, L and Mpofu, N. 2015. Using technology to create interactive lessons in the English  classroom. Paper presented at 8th International Conference of Education, Research and  Innovation at Seville, Spain, 18-20 November, 2015. Available here