Izak Van Zyl

has an MA in Social Anthropology from the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) and a PhD in Communication Science at the Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of South Africa, he was appointed an Educational Technologist at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in the Centre for eLearning, in 2015. He has a strong publication record in the area of educational technology and ICT4D. Izak’s other research interests include digital anthropology and media, the philosophy of Information Systems, and design anthropology. Methodologically, he is interested in digital ethnographic, participatory and meta-analytic approaches. 


last update: September 2015

Articles published on IXD&A: 


'Design Disruption in Contested, Contingent and Contradictory Future-Making', pp. 132 - 148, abstractdownload