School of Education

Martha Khosa

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Martha Khosa Lecturer

Seniority Dr.

Discipline English Education

EmailKhosaM1@ukzn.ac.za

Contact Number 031-260-3163

Campus Edgewood Campus

Office Address G311

Last Updated 4 days ago

Degrees Held

  • A Degree (1993), University of the North (Limpopo).
  • E.D (Teachers’ Diploma) (1994), University of the North (Limpopo).
  • E.D (Further Diploma in English Language Teaching (2000), University of Johannesburg (RAU).
  • Bed Honours in Educational Linguistics: English Language Teaching (2010), University of Johannesburg (RAU).
  • Masters in Educational Linguistics: English Language Teaching (2013), University of Johannesburg (RAU).
  • Academic Development Programme: University Education Induction Programme (UEIP) (2018), University of KwaZulu Natal.
  • D. in Languages, Linguistics & Literature, University of South Africa (2021).

Research Interests

  • English language teaching
  • Multilingualism
  • 1st and 2nd language acquisition
  • Language across the curriculum
  • Early grade reading
  • Literacy development
  • Early childhood education
  • Intervention

Teaching Interests

  • English language teaching
  • Multilingualism
  • 1st and 2nd language acquisition
  • Language across the curriculum
  • Early grade reading
  • Literacy development
  • Early childhood education
  • Intervention
  • Peer learning
  • Mentoring

Selected Publications

Community Involvement

  • 2021, External moderator for undergraduate English Module in Embury Prestige Academy.
  • 2021, Field worker for Progress in International Reading Literacy Studies (PIRLS)
  • 2021, internally examined Masters Dissertation for UKZN.
  • 2020, SIKHABA iCOVID-19, translator from English to home language (Xitsonga)
  • 2020, the subject advisor profiling study, served as a research assistant.
  • 2016, Language Translation, I translated early grade reading assessment tool from English to an African language (Tsonga) for the University of Stellenbosch and UNISA.

Teaching Expertise

  • English language teaching
  • Multilingualism
  • 1st and 2nd language acquisition
  • Language across the curriculum
  • Early grade reading
  • Literacy development
  • Early childhood education
  • Intervention; Peer learning; Mentoring
  • Planning and organizing; Management
  • Concept and content knowledge

Student Supervision