Zake Muwanga, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Computing, specifically in the Information Technology Department at Kampala International University. He is a very accomplished academic and has had a tremendous track record holding both Academic and Administrative positions at various institutions of higher learning. Some of the positions he has held include: Head, Learning Technology Forum, University of Greenwich, London; Head of the Coffee Research Unit, Kawanda Research Station; Project Manager, Research-related, Science and ICT projects at the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (CASME); Vice Chairperson for the Standard Generating Body on Development at the South African Qualifications Authority, as well as being the overall Head of Department for IT at Kampala International University.
He has a PhD from Natal University, South Africa, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education; Master and Bachelor in Education and a Master of Science all from Rhodes University South Africa as well as a Bachelors of Science with honors from Makerere University, Uganda.
His areas of specialization include: Information Systems, Staff Professional Development, Education, E-Learning, Managing Strategy (University of Greenwich, London, Professional Development (University of Greenwich, London, UK) , E-Logistics (University of Greenwich, London, UK) , Management and Information Systems (MIS) (University of Greenwich, London, UK), Competition and Business Risk (Course Leader), Introduction to Teaching and Learning (University of New England, Armidale, Australia) Professional Electronic Portfolio (University of New England, Armidale, Australia), Promoting Student Learning (University of New England, Armidale, Australia), Computers in Education (University of New England, Armidale, Australia), IT Project Management (postgraduate), Uganda, ICT Policy & Cyber Crime (Masters), Uganda, Management Information Systems (Masters), Uganda, Systems Implementation Project (PhD), Uganda, Computer Information Systems (PhD), Uganda and IS for Professionals (PhD).
In addition, he has made numerous conference presentations, participated and collaborated in numerous research projects such as the African Centre of Excellence Phase II project that was funded by the World Bank and he has also published in various International as well as local journals, among which are the International Journal of Education and Development, the Journal of Information Technology Education, the Journal of Science Education and Technology and the International Journal of Education and Development Using Information and Communications Technology, to mention but a few.
Dr. Zake has amazingly managed to establish various community and industry connections, ranging from being the Soccer coach of the North Armidale Team, Armidale, Australia to being the Vice Chairperson, The Standards Generating Body for Development Practitioners (Adult Learning Subfield) – Education, Training & Development, South African Qualifications Authority, Pretoria – South Africa, on top of that, he has also been a consultant for a number of reputable bodies such as the, Somerset Educational, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. His additional research interests are power of discourse in research, research paradigms, models of professional development for Learning Technology and ICT adoption in contexts of developing countries.
He is a seasoned academic with a multitude of experience in different disciplines over the years and this is what makes him to be in the right position to guide and shape the minds of the future as well as creating sustainable solutions for a better Uganda, Africa and the world at large through his positive disposition to work at KIU where the Institution continues to explore the heights!
Businge, P. M., Jehopio, P. and Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2017). Unintentional human insider threats mitigation measures in universities in Uganda.
www.allsubjectjournal.com Volume 3, Issue 5. Pages 59 – 66.
Businge, P. M., Jehopio, P. and Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2016). Assessing Intentional Human Insider Threat Mitigation in Ugandan Universities.
Global Journal of Engineering Science and Researches. 3 (5): May, 2016. Also available: http://gjesr.com/Issues%20PDF/Archive-2016/May-2016/10.pdf.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2010). Narrative Research across Cultures: Dimensions of Concern in Africa.
Narratives, August 2010 *(also available - http://ro.uow.edu.au/currentnarratives/vol1/iss2/7/ )
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F., Parkes, M. & Gregory, S. (2010). Blogging at university as a case study in instructional design: Challenges and suggestions towards professional development.
International Journal of Education and Development Using ICT Vol 6, No. 1 (2010).
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2009). Building bridges across knowledge systems: Ubuntu and participative research paradigms in Bantu communities.
Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education Vol. 30, Issue. 4, 2009 Pages 413 – 411.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2008). Framing Professional Development in Information and Communications Technologies: University Perspectives.
Journal of Information Technology Education. Volume 7. Available: http://jite.org/documents/Vol7/JITEv7p293-306Muwanga387.pdf.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2007). Evaluation of an Educational Computer Programme as a Change Agent in Science Classrooms.
Journal of Science Education and Technology. Volume 16, Number 6. Pages 473-490 (also http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10956-007-9078-y).
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2007). The Digital Gap in the Dinaledi Schools and Implications for Teachers’ Work and Learning. Conference Proceedings.
Researching Work and Learning, Cape Town. South Africa Pages 630 – 636.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2007). Inclusiveness, Development and Ubuntu: Re-thinking Educational Research Processes for Development in Bantu Communities..
Conference Proceedings. Researching Work and Learning, Cape Town. South Africa Pages 637 – 643.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2007). Introducing Educational Computer Programmes Through Evaluation: A case in South African Disadvantaged Schools.
International Journal of Education and Development Using Information and Communications Technology, 2007, Vol. 3, Issue 3. Available: http://ijedict.dec.uwi.edu/viewissue.php.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2006). Applications of Computer-Aided Assessment in the Diagnosis of Science Learning & Teaching.
International Journal of Education and Development Using ICT Vol. 2, No. 4 (2006). Available: http://ijedict.dec.uwi.edu/viewarticle.php?id=226&layout=html.
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2001). Is Science Education In a Crisis? Some of the Problems in South Africa.
Journal of the South African Association for Research in Mathematics, Technology, and Science Education. Vol. 4, No. 1, 1-11. [Online] Available: http://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/scicrisis.htm [2001, MARCH 15].
Muwanga-Zake, J. W. F. (2000). Experiences of the Power of Discourse in Educational Research.
A Need for Transformation in Research. Available http://www2.ncsu.edu/ncsu/aern/muwangap.html.