Associate Professor in Visual Communication, Tshwane University of Technology

Rudi de Lange's current research interest lies in the field of misleading visual communication, especially misleading advertising.He teaches research methodology and is responsible for postgraduate studies in the Visual Communications Department at the Tshwane University of Technology.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Visual Communication, Tshwane University of Technology

Education

  • 1999 
    University of Stellenbosch, PhD: Didactics

Publications

  • 2015
    De Lange, R.W & Swana, C. 2015. Shaping a better tomorrow through ethics in design education. In Jachna, T., Lam, E. & Tzvetanova Yung, S. (eds.) Spirit of Place and Design Education. Conference proceedings of the DesignEd Asia Conference 2015, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.,
  • 2015
    De Lange, R.W. 2015. Encounters with panaceas: reading flyers and posters on ‘traditional’ healing – a reply to Kadenge and Ndlovu (2012). Journal of Contemporary African Studies. 33(4): 530-539. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02589001.2015.1117733,
  • 2015
    De Lange, P.R. & de Lange, R.W. 2015. Le Corbusier’s La Ville Radieuse and Hong Kong: The realisation of an ideal? SA Journal of Art History. 30(4) 32-44.,
  • 2015
    Economou, I. & de Lange, R.W. 2015. Re-representation: Addressing objectifying media portrayals of women in South Africa. In Breytenbach, A. & Chemela-Jones, K.A. Ethics and Accountability in Design. Do they Matter? http://www.defsa.org.za/papers/re-representation-addressing,
  • 2015
    De Lange, R.W. 2015. Non-maleficence as an ethical guideline to design. In Breytenbach, A. & Chemela-Jones, K.A. Ethics and Accountability in Design. Do they Matter? http://www.defsa.org.za/papers/non-maleficence-ethical,
  • 2014
    De Lange, R.W. 2014. The representation of women as a competitive self-objectified image: a new design identity of misleading slimming advertising. SA Journal of Art History, 29(3): 13-26.,
  • 2013
    De Lange R.W. 2013. The portrayal of slimness through design: An analysis of a misleading weight loss commercial. SA Journal of Art History, 28(2), pp. 72-84.,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Role:
    Associate Professor in Visual Communication
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation

Professional Memberships

  • Design Education Forum of Southern Africa