Department of Geography

Mrs R Coetzee

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences
Department: Geography
Tel: 011 471 3437


  • BA (Geography; NWU)
  • HED (NWU)
  • BA Hons (Criminology; Unisa;)
  • BA Hons (Geography; NWU)
  • MA (Geography and Environmental Management; UJ)

Fields of academic interests

Teaching Interests

Environmental Issues and impacts

Research Interests

Teaching and Learning in Geography, Open Distance Learning

Journal articles

  • Pretorius, R.W. Coetzee, R. de Jager, A.E. van Niekerk, H.J. Vlok, A.C.  Hendrick R.M and Potgieter C.E.: From correspondence to online provisioning in open and distance learning: Greening implications versus practical and organisational imperatives. Chapter in Leal Filho, W. (Ed.) Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives: Approaches, Methods and Perspectives. Peter Lang Scientific Publishers, Frankfurt. (Future voluime of book  series "Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability")

Paper presentations

  • Coetzee, R. and Potgieter, C. E. (2012) Adoption of technology: attitude of academic staff regarding online learning at Unisa, School of Environmental Sciences. Open Distance learning Conference, 5-7 September, Unisa, Pretoria.


Community Engagement

Participating in Roots Driven Rural Development Project, with focus on HIV/AIDS