Department of Afrikaans and Theory of Literature

Dr Ellen Lombard

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Afrikaans and Theory of Literature
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6478
E-mail: lombae@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA (Unisa, 1981)
  • HED-Postgraduate (UP, 1982)
  • BEd (Unisa) 1985, MEd (Unisa, 1994)  
  • DEd (Unisa, 2000)

Currently teaching

  • Responsible for modules: AFK1502;  SB70073; SBH4802

Fields of academic interests

  • Language attitudes and preferences
  • Cyberbullying
  • Open Distance Learning Practices

Field of Specialisation

  • Fonetics and Phonology
  • Language pragmatics
  • Behaviour change communication
  • Didactics
  • Responsible for modules: AFK1502;  SB70073; SBH4802

Books

Book chapters:

  • Lombard, E.  2013.  Reforming the professional identity of teachers in a postmodern context.  Education Reforms in the SADC Region:  Challenges and Responses in the 21st Century. Scientific & Academic Publishing, pp.19 – 39.  ISBN 978-1-938681-03-5.
  • Lombard, E.  2014.  Violence in schools:  cyber bullying.  Schooling, society and inclusive education – an Afrocentric perspective, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp.99 – 113.  ISBN 978 0 19 907780 9.

Journal articles

  • Beer, L., Broodryk, F. and Lombard, E., 2013. The Unisa excellence in tuition awards - a case study. Progressio, 35(1): 72-90. 
  • Larkins, H. and Lombard, E., 1999. Die funksies en optrede van hoofwerkwoorde in Afrikaans. South African Journal of Linguistics17(4): 278-302.
  • Lombard, E. & Larkins, H.  1993.  Aantekeninge by vier gedigte uit Skakering. SAVTO, 27 (2):  167-173. 
  • Lombard, E.  1996.  Die struktuur van die meerkeuse-item met besondere verwysing na die vereistes wat met die opstel van die vraagformaat nagekom moet word in die onderrig van Afrikaans.  SAVTO, September 1996, 30(3):191-199.
  • Lombard, E.  & Larkins, H.  1997.  Die wenslikheid van ‘n doelwittaksonomie in die onderrig van Afrikaans.  SAVTO, April 1997, 31(1): 12-19. 
  • Lombard, E. and Carney, T.R., 2011. Die wenslikheid van Afrikaans as vaktaal vir regstudente. Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal14(1): 164-187.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Unisa Lecturer (Section Linguistics).
  • Unisa Excellence in Tuition Award – 2006
  • NRF Award - 1999

Projects

  • Survey on language attitudes and preferences of Unisa students toward language of learning and teaching (SLA) research project.  2011 – current.
  •  Ennis Thabong Primary School (Community Engagement). 2004 – current.
  • Investigating school motivation levels at various Hartbeespoort Schools. 2016 – 2017.
  • Investigating a project with the ATKV for 2017.