Miss Boniswa Mafunda

mafunda

 

Qualifications:

  • Master of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology degree in Information Technology
  • National Diploma in Information Technology

 

Position: Lecturer and COIL Coordinator

 

Experience:

  • Over 7 years

 

Teaching interests:

  • Software Development, Information Systems, Databases

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Research interest

  • Engineering Education, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

 

Publications

  1. Mafunda, B. and Swart, A.J., 2020. Determining African student e-learning readiness in order to plan effective learning interventions. Global Journal of Engineering Education, 22(4), pp 216 – 221.
  1. Mafunda, B. and Swart, A.J., 2020. The impact of MindTap on the academic achievement of first-year software application students. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, 18(1), pp.63-67.
  1. Mafunda, B., Swart, A.J. and Bere, A., 2019. Student perceptions on the use of e-Books in higher education: A case study. London International Conference on Education, Cambridge University, London, UK.
  1. Mafunda, B., 2018. Developing an integrated model for mobile learning usability evaluation: case of eBooks (Masters dissertation, [Bloemfontein]: Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa).
  1. Swart, A., Bere, A. and Mafunda, B., Mobile learning usability evaluation using two adoption models. IEEE Xplore: Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON).
  1. Mafunda, B., Swart, A.J. and Bere, A., 2016. A review of the information system models for technology acceptance. In 6th African Engineering Education Association Conference, Central University of Technology, South Africa(pp. 80-86).
  1. Mafunda, B., Swart, A.J. and Bere, A., (2016). Mobile learning usability evaluation using two adoption models. Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology21(5), pp.76-81.
  1. Mafunda, B., Bere, A. and Swart, J., 2016, July. Establishing determinants of electronic books utilisation: An integration of two human computer interaction adoption frameworks. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction(pp. 549-562). Springer, Cham.

 

Conference presentations

  1. Mafunda, B. and Swart, A.J.: Student perceptions on the impact of electronic books in higher education systems. The Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA), Durban University of Technology, South Africa, 21st – 24th November 2017.
  1. Mafunda, B. and Swart, A.J.: Mobile Learning Usability Evaluation Using Two Adoption Models. The 2016 International STEM Education Conference (iSTEM-Ed), Pattaya, Thailand, 6th – 8th July 2016.
  1. Mafunda, B. and Swart, A.J. 2015.: Developing an Integrated Model for Mobile Learning Usability Evaluation (Work in progress). Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC), Hermanus, South Africa, 06 – 09th September 2015.
  1. Mafunda, B. and Swart, A.J. 2015.: A Review of The Information System Models for Technology Acceptance 8. 6th African Engineering Education Association Conference (AEEA), Central University of Technology, South Africa, 20th – 22nd September 2015.