Ms Annique Smith


Office: IT Building 6-59, Hatfield Campus
Tel: +27 12 420 4681

BIS Multimedia, BIS (Hons) Multimedia, MIS Multimedia (Pretoria)

Ms. Smith joined the department in mid-2014 as an assistant lecturer. Before this, she was employed as a Multimedia design intern at EPI-USE. She is currently completing her doctoral studies at Tampere University in Finland under the supervision Prof. Juho Hamari and Dr. Zampeta Legaki, as a member of the Gamification Group. Her studies focus on the effective use of gamification in flipped classroom environments in higher education.

  • Gamification and game-based learning
  • Teaching and learning
  • Human-computer interaction
Researcher ID profile:
Modules offered
Programme coordinator:
  • BIS Multimedia
  • BIS (Hons) Multimedia
  • MIS Multimedia
Module coordinator and lecturer:
  • IMY 110 – Multimedia: Mark-up languages
  • IMY 120 – Multimedia: Multimedia for the web
  • IMY 777 – Animation theory and practice
  • IMY 761 – Multimedia research project
Postgraduate supervisor
  • Master’s dissertations
  • Honours projects
Recent publications and presentations
  • Poster presentation at GamiFIN 2020 (Analysing virtual reality games: identifying interactions for use in gamified virtual reality applications)
  • Winner of the Teaching and Learning Award for the Department of Information Science (2019, 2021)
  • Third place for the EBIT Faculty Teaching and Learning Award (2021)
  • Nominated best Information Technology lecturer by the EBIT student body (2020)
  • Tuks Young Research Leader Fellow – Future Africa (intake of 2019)


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