Courses Catalogue

Physical Background Of East Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  • Byamugisha B.C (1994). A geography of Uganda: field work Kampala, Makerere University printery
  • Clawson, L.D. (2000): World regional geography; a development approach. Prentice Hall Publishers
  • Fjeldsaå, J., & Lovett, J. C. (1997). Geographical patterns of old and young species in African forest biota: the significance of specific montane areas as evolutionary centres. Biodiversity & Conservation, 6(3), 325-346.
  • Ministry of Planning Economic Development(MPED). (1995). Uganda demographic and health survey summary report. Kampala: MPED.
  • Malone, J. B., Gommes, R., Hansen, J., Yilma, J. M., Slingenberg, J., Snijders, F., ... & Ataman, E. (1998). A geographic information system on the potential distribution and abundance of Fasciola hepatica and F. gigantica in east Africa based on Food and Agriculture Organization databases. Veterinary parasitology, 78(2), 87-101.
  • Mountjoy, A.B., and Hilling, D. (1988): African Geography and Development. Hutchinson University of Michigan, Michigan
  • Hailu, A., Musa, A., Wasunna, M., Balasegaram, M., Yifru, S., Mengistu, G.,  & Makonnen, E. (2010). Geographical variation in the response of visceral leishmaniasis to paromomycin in East Africa: a multicentre, open-label, randomized trial. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 4 (10), e709.
  • Robert, S.F. (2004). Africa South of the Sahara: A Geographical interpretation (2nd Edition). Gulford Press, New York ISBN: 1572308680
  • Robert, S.F. (2013). Africa South of the Sahara: A Geographical interpretation (3rd Edition). Gulford Press, New york