Department of Adult Basic Education

Dr LR Johnson

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Adult Basic Education
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 481 2740
Fax: 012 429 8812
E-mail: johnslr@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • D Ed - UNISA
  • M Ed (Adult Education) – WITS University
  • B Ed (Hons. Adult Education) – WITS University
  • B Ed (Adult Education) – National University of Lesotho

Currently teaching

  • HBEDMAB – Managing ABET in Context for Development
  • HBEDAT5 – Adult Teaching & Learning

Fields of academic interests

Research Interests:

  • Adult teaching & Learning
  • Sociology of Adult Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Adult Education
  • Community Education for Development

Field of Specialisation

  • Adult Education

Journal articles

  • Johnson Lineo R. 2016. ‘Cultural and social uses of orality and functional literacy: a narrative approach’. Reading & Writing 7 (1), a119, http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/rw.v7i1.119
  • Johnson Lineo R. 2016. ‘Partnerships between Foreign Agencies and Civil Society Organisations in Lesotho: A Marriage of Convenience’. Sociology and Anthropology, 4(6):473 – 48. DOI: 10.13189/sa.2016.040606 http://www.hrpub.org
  • Johnson Lineo R.  & Quan-Baffour KP. 2016. ‘The effectiveness of adult basic education and training programmes: an exploratory study of adult educators from 2002 to 2012’. International Journal of Asian Social Science. Vol. 6 (5): 288-302. L: http://www.aessweb.com/journals/May2016/5007/3325
  • Johnson Lineo R. & Dichaba M. 2013. ‘The impact of Social Grants on Rural Women: Perspectives from ABET Practitioners’, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.4 (13) 541 – 548.

Paper presentations

  • Johnson LR & Quan-Baffour KP, 2015. The African Philosophy of “Ubuntu” and Correctional Education in South Africa: A case study. 38th African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Annual Conference, Melbourne, October 2015.
  • Johnson LR. 2015. Cultural and Social uses of orality and functional literacy: A narrative approach. 10th Reading & Writing Association National Conference & 9th Pan-African Literacy for All Conference, Cape Town. September 2015.
  • Johnson Lineo R. 2014.  Does Foreign Aid Make a Difference? A critique from a civil society organisation in Lesotho. Educational Association of South Africa (EASA) Conference, University of Free State, Golden Gate. January 2014.
  • Johnson Lineo R. & Dichaba Mpho. 2013. The impact of social grants on rural women: Perspectives from ABET Practitioners. Southern African Comparative Higher Education Society Conference, University of Namibia.
  • Johnson Lineo R. 2008. Challenges in building capacity of Civil Society Organisations: A Basotho Perspective. Institute of Governance Conference Paper Presentation, Ottawa, Canada.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Supervision experience of Master’s & Doctoral students
  • Supervision experience of undergraduate students

Projects

  • Adult and Community Education and Training (ACET) Programmes in Correctional Centres of Tshwane 
  • The state of the Lesotho Correctional Services facilities and adherence to human rights
  • Correctional Education in Lesotho

Other

  • Johnson Lineo R. 2016. ‘Partnerships between Foreign Agencies and Civil Society Organisations in Lesotho: A Marriage of Convenience’. Sociology and Anthropology, 4(6):473 – 48. DOI: 10.13189/sa.2016.040606 http://www.hrpub.org
  • Johnson Lineo R.  & Quan-Baffour KP. 2016. ‘The effectiveness of adult basic education and training programmes: an exploratory study of adult educators from 2002 to 2012’. International Journal of Asian Social Science. Vol. 6 (5): 288-302. L: http://www.aessweb.com/journals/May2016/5007/3325
  • Johnson Lineo R. & Dichaba M. 2013. ‘The impact of Social Grants on Rural Women: Perspectives from ABET Practitioners’, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.4 (13) 541 – 548.
  • Johnson, L. R. 2015. ‘Adult learners’ experiences in correctional services environment’. In Magano D & Ramdarain M. (Eds). Including the Excluded: Educating in the 21st Century: Cape Town: Pearson Education. (Book contribution)
  • Johnson LR & Quan-Baffour KP, 2015. The African Philosophy of “Ubuntu” and Correctional Education in South Africa: A case study. 38th African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Annual Conference, Melbourne, October 2015.
  • Johnson LR. 2015. Cultural and Social uses of orality and functional literacy: A narrative approach. 10th Reading & Writing Association National Conference & 9th Pan-African Literacy for All Conference, Cape Town. September 2015.
  • Johnson Lineo R. 2014.  Does Foreign Aid Make a Difference? A critique from a civil society organisation in Lesotho. Educational Association of South Africa (EASA) Conference, University of Free State, Golden Gate. January 2014.
  • Johnson Lineo R. & Dichaba Mpho. 2013. The impact of social grants on rural women: Perspectives from ABET Practitioners. Southern African Comparative Higher Education Society Conference, University of Namibia.
  • Johnson Lineo R. 2008. Challenges in building capacity of Civil Society Organisations: A Basotho Perspective. Institute of Governance Conference Paper Presentation, Ottawa, Canada.