Department of Communication Science

Mr RS Netanda

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Communication Science
Tel: 012 429 3993
Fax: 012 429 3346


  • Masters in Communication Science
  • Honours in Organisational Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science

Fields of academic interests

  • Teaching pedagogies
  • Technology in teaching
  • Student support (from communication perspective)
  • Open and Distance Learning (ODL)

Field of Specialisation

  • Research (Quantitative and qualitative)
  • Public Relations

Journal articles

  • Mxed methods Triangulation War: Hidden challenges to their survival
  • Perceived effectiveness of the extranet in higher education institutions: Students’ and Lecturers’ perspectives

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of the African Council on Higher Education (ACDE)
  • Member of SACOMM


  • New Media as pedagogical tools in ODL
  • Student support in higher education institutions (HEIs)