South African Society for History Teaching

CV Marshall T. Maposa

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

Nationality:             Zimbabwean

Date of Birth:          17th March 1976

Gender:                   Male

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

NAME OF

INSTITUTION

YEARS OF

ATTENDANCE

QUALIFICATION

GAINED

YEAR

QUALIFICATION

GAINED

SPECIALISATION

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN)

2009

Master of Education (MEd)

2010

History Education

UKZN

2008

Bachelor of Education (BEd) Honours passed summa cum laude

2009

History Education

UKZN

2007

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with distinction

2008

History Teaching, Technology, Life Orientation

University of Zimbabwe

1995-1997

Bachelor of Arts (BA) General

1998

History, Economic History, Archaeology

Hartzell High School

1994

GCE Advanced Level

1995

History, Shona, Geography, General Paper (English Language and Communication)

Hartzell High School

1992

GCE Ordinary Level

1993

History, English, Shona,  Geography, Mathematics, General Science, Physical Science, Biology, Agriculture

WORK EXPERIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Year                                       Organization                                      Position/Responsibilities                                        

2008-present                           UKZN                                                  Lecturing/Module co-ordination 

History Method 1

History Method 2

History for Educators 220

History for Educators 310

History Teaching (PGCE)

Teaching for Historical Literacy (Honours)

 

Co-supervision

Independent Research (Honours)

MEd History Education

Tutoring 

English Language Course

Academic Literacy in English

Teaching Practice

BEd

PGCE

Invigilation

 

1998-2007         Donain/Chinaa Secondary Schools            Teaching

Teacher – History, English

Head of Department – History

Senior Master

Acting Deputy Headmaster

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES ACQUIRED THROUGH MY EXPERIENCES

  • Teaching, facilitating and remedial work
  • Problem-solving/counselling
  • Research/analytical thinking/writing skills
  • Team-work/leadership/communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Planning and facilitating meetings and discussions for organizations
  • Organizing events
  • Adapting to situations and achieving goals under pressure

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • A Zimbabwean view of the FET History Curriculum presented at UKZN Edgewood Campus at the South African Society for History Teaching Conference (21-22 September 2007)
  • The depiction of the nineteenth and twentieth century migration in Africa in selected Ordinary Level Zimbabwean History textbooks presented at the Education Association of South Africa (EASA) Conference (13-16 January 2009).
  • Theorising historical literacy presented with Johan Wassermann at ‘Longing for the Present: the History of History Education and the Temptations of Modernity’ (Leuven, Belgium, 18-20 August, 2010).
  • Conceptualising African scholarship presented with BR Mngomezulu at the School of Social Science Education research seminar, Faculty of Education, UKZN Edgewood (2010).
  • History textbooks and their construction of an African consciousness presented  South African Society for History Teaching Conference (Pretoria, South Africa, 23-24 September 2011)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Maposa, MT (2008). Can PowerPoint enable History learners to “do History?” Yesterday & Today 1.
  • Maposa, MT (2009). The depiction of migration in Africa in selected Ordinary Level Zimbabwean History textbooks (accepted for publication) – EASA Conference proceedings
  • Maposa, MT (2011). A loud silence: the history of funeral dress among the Ndau of Zimbabwe. In C. Mitchell (ed). Was it something I wore? HSRC.
  • Maposa, MT & Wassermann, J (2009). Theorising historical literacy. Yesterday & Today 2.
  • Maposa, MT & Mngomezulu, B (2011). Ethnicity and political power in Africa. International Political Science Review (Under peer review).
  • Maposa, MT & Wassermann, J (2012). Historical literacy in a context of Patriotic History: an analysis of Zimbabwean History textbooks. African Education Review (under peer review).
  • Maposa, MT & Mngomezulu, BR. Conceptualising African scholarship (awaiting journal review).
  • Maposa, MT “Third Chimurenga” and history education in Zimbabwe. History wars  (Book chapter under review)

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