ALCUIN MWALONGO

Lecturer, Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education
Education:

Ph.D (Education Technologies), University of Waikato, New Zealand

Teaching:

  • Educational Media and Technology
  • English Language Teaching Methods
  • Classroom Research and Interactions
  • Educational Research
  • Computer Literacy for Teachers

Research:

  1. ICT in Education
  2. Teacher Education
  3. English Language Teaching.

Projects:

1. 2017 - 2018 I had carried out research studies on:

  • Examination of Learning and Participation of Visually-Impaired Pupils/students in Inclusive Schools, for HakiElimu
  • Evaluation of Female Food Heroes from 2011 – 2015, for Oxfam, Tanzania

2. 2015 - Present I am working on curriculum review tendered by Twaweza

3. 2015 - Present Train heads of school and school teachers on Core Skills (organised by the British Council)

4. 2009 Taught and evaluated a teacher education programme run by The Aga University, Eastern Africa. A research report was written and presented.

5. 2007 Reviewed programmes offered by St. Joseph University

Publications:

  1. Mwalongo, A. I. (2018). Gender differences in the use of asynchronous discussion forums and quizzes for promoting critical thinking dispositions. In J. Keengwe (Ed.), Handbook of research on mobile technology, constructivism, and meaningful learning (pp. 349-365). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-3949-0.ch019
  2. Mwalongo, A. (2016). Using Activity Theory to understand student teacher perceptions of effective ways for promoting critical thinking through asynchronous discussion forums. In D. P. Gedera & P. J. Williams (Eds.), Activity Theory in education: Research and practice (pp. 19-34). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. doi:10.1007/978-94-6300-387-2_2
  3. Mwalongo, A. (2012). Peer feedback: Its quality and students’ perceptions as a peer learning tool in asynchronous discussion forums. International Interdisciplinary Journal of Education, 1(11), 846-853.
  4. Mwalongo, A. (2011). Teachers’ perceptions about ICT for teaching, professional development, administration and personal use. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 7(3), 36-49.
  5. Mwalongo, A. (2011). How primary school teachers handle pupils’ errors in EFL classrooms: A case study of primary schools in Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Educational Journal, 3(25), 55 – 67.