mmolapo

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Full Name: 
Maletsabisa Molapo
Academic Role: 
PhD Student
Email Address: 
maletsabisamATgmail.com
Biography: 

Maletsabisa holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Systems and Networks Engineering from the National University of Lesotho. Her research interests include the use of ICTs in promoting health and education, User Experience Design, and Web Science/Internet Science.

Research Project / Interests: 

Tsabi's research focuses on finding ways to encourage the creation and dissemination of health content in non-textual forms in rural villages to probe behavioral change. The core of the research is to empower local health professionals to create health education content and distribute it in rural villages, allowing collaboration and content co-creation between the health professionals, while also providing a platform for feedback from the patients to the health professionals.

Publications: 
  1. Molapo, Maletsabisa, and Gary Marsden. Software Support for Creating Digital Health Training Materials in the Field, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2013).
  2. Molapo, Maletsabisa, and Gary Marsden. Content Prototyping–An Approach for Engaging Non-technical Users in Participatory Design., Human-Computer Interaction–INTERACT 2013. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. 788-795.
  3. Molapo, Maletsabisa, and Gary Marsden. Health education in rural communities with locally produced and locally relevant multimedia content. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Symposium on Computing for Development. (ACM DEV 2013).
  4. Molapo, Maletsabisa, and Gary Marsden. The Potential of Mobile Video As a Medium for Training Low Literate Audiences. Proceedings of Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC 2012).
Projects: 
Telecommunications for Development
Group: 
Co-Design
Health