Dr Fulufhelo Oscar Makananise is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education. He has worked for over 11 years in the higher education sector. He specialises in New Media, Digital Media, Language and Media, Media and Society, Media and Gender, Indigenous Language Media and Social Media, and News Media Consumption. Dr Makananise serves as a coordinator for Honours in Media Studies and Linguistics programmes in the Department. He is also co-chairs Communication, Marketing, and Website Committee in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences. Dr Makananise serves as an external examiner in other South African universities and a reviewer in international scholarly and DHET accredited journals. He has supervised Honours, and master’s students. Dr Makananise has published extensively in peer reviewed and accredited journals. Among his recent publications are:
1) Makananise, F.O and Madima, S.E. (2021). Exploring the impact of demographic information on news media consumption preferences among the youth at rural based university, South Africa. Journal of African films & Diaspora Studies (JAFDIS), 04(1): 77-101.
2) Madima, S.E. and Makananise, F.O. (2021). Parental involvement in Children’s learning of English language in in the Vhembe District of Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal of Development Studies, (AJDS), 11(2):193-199.
3) Makananise, F.O. and Madima S.E. (2020). The use of digital media technology to promote female youth voices and socio-economic empowerment in rural areas of Thohoyandou-South Africa. Gender and Behaviour, 18(2):15851-15861.
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ORCID identifier: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9360-5863
Department: Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics
Designation: Senior Lecturer in Media Studies
Qualifications: PhD (Media Studies), MA (Media Studies), BA (Hons) (Media Studies) (UL), BA (Media Studies and English) (Univen), PG(dip)HE (Rhodes University).
Phone: +2715 962 8215
Office No: 28, Humanities and Social Sciences Building