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Prof. JWF Muwanga-Zake, PhD

Prof. JWF Muwanga-Zake, PhD

BSc.; BEd.; MSc.; MEd.; PhD. PGCE; PGDE
Dean, Graduate School & School of Education

Prof. Muwanga-Zake is the Dean School of Education at Uganda Technology And Management University.

Prof. Zake is an educationist with vast global qualifications, experience, and outreach. His experience is in the fields of science, information systems, research, innovation and management. He is highly skilled in the sector of Higher Education in which he has lectured, trained lecturers; supervised postgraduates, mentored staff, held leadership and management positions. He has participated in systems design and development and is one of the highly qualified and experienced ICT systems specialists in Uganda.

Prof. Muwanga-Zake has over 40 publications and conference presentations some of the most popular being: Excellence in the Context of Student Learning (2019) and Traversing Critical ICT Humps and Dumps in Higher Education: A case in a developing country. Academia (2018). He has published a book on learning in virtual environments and a number of philosophy as well as research book chapters. He has participated in editorial and review processes among which include Reviewer for Higher Education Research and Development, Reviewer for International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communications Technology.

In the words of John Dewey “If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow” so as we go into lecture rooms let us teach and inspire the young generation to adjust to the global ICT needs in order to have creative, innovative, research oriented and problem-solving world citizens.

  1. Muwanga-Zake JWF (Since 2016). Learning in Virtual Environments: Cases.
  2. Muwanga-Zake JWF & Ssemakula JB. (Since 2018). A Guide for eLearning Design and Adoption in Higher Education: Cases in a Developing Country.
  3. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2018). Whose Education is It? The Exclusion of African Values from Higher Education in Identity and Development: Interrogating the Implications of Images of Africa. Centre for African Studies, SASS. ISBN: 978-9970-09-009-9. Pages 89–
  4. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2018). Towards Validating Research Discourses among Bantu in Africa: Obuntubulamu as a Possible Transforming Agent in Identity and Development:
    Interrogating the Implications of Images of Africa. Centre for African Studies, SASS. Centre for African Studies, SASS. ISBN: 978-9970-09-009-9. Pages 189 – 239.
  5. Mwine J. & Muwanga-Zake JWF (2018). A Systems Approach in Agro-ecology: Towards Achievement of Sustainable Livelihoods in Africa. In Higher Education for African Challenges of the 21st Century (ISBN: 978-9970-09-013-6). Pages 279 – 314.
  6. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2018). Renegotiating Public Confidence in Higher Education? Challenges and Possible Innovations of the 21st In Higher Education for African Challenges of the 21st Century (ISBN: 978-9970-09-013-6) Pages 19 – 68.
  7. Hussein Muhaise, Kareyo M. and Muwanga-Zake JWF (2019). Factors Influencing the Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems in Developing Countries: A Case of Uganda.
    61 No. 1. Available - (3rd Dec. 2019)
  8. Muhaise H., Muwanga-Zake JWF. and Kareyo M. (November, 2019). Assessment Model for Electronic Health Management Information Systems Success in a Developing Country Context: A Case of the Greater Bushenyi Districts in Uganda. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences (ASRJETS). Vol. 61 No. 1 (2019). Available (3rd December 2019)
  9. Businge P. M., Jehopio P. and Muwanga-Zake JWF (May, 2017). Unintentional human insider threats mitigation measures in universities in Uganda. www.allsubjectjournal.com Volume 3, Issue 5. Pages 59 – 66.
  10. Businge P. M., Jehopio P. and Muwanga-Zake JWF (2016). Assessing Intentional Human Insider Threat Mitigation in Ugandan Universities. Global Journal of Engineering Science and Researches. 3 (5): May, 2016. Also available:
  11. Muwanga-Zake JWF (August, 2010). Narrative Research across Cultures: Dimensions of Concern in Africa. Narratives, August 2010.
  12. Muwanga-Zake JWF, Parkes M. & Gregory S. (2010). Blogging at university as a case study in instructional design: Challenges and suggestions towards professional International Journal of Education and Development Using ICT Vol. 6, No. 1 (2010).
  13. Muwanga-Zake JWF (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.
  14. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2008). Framing Professional Development in Information and Communications Technologies: University Perspectives. Journal of Information Technology Volume 7. Available: .
  15. Muwanga-Zake JWF (December, 2007). Evaluation of an Educational Computer Programme as a Change Agent in Science Classrooms. Journal of Science Education and Volume 16, Number 6. Pages 473-490 (also ).
  16. Muwanga-Zake JWF (December, 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.
  17. Muwanga-Zake JWF (December, 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.
  18. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2007). Introducing Educational Computer Programmes Through Evaluation: A case in South African Disadvantaged Schools. International Journal of Covering Letter and Curriculum Vitae for Associate Professor Johnnie Wycliffe Frank Muwanga-Zake Associate Professor J. W. F. Muwanga-Zake Page 10 of 19 02-Dec-19
  19. Education and Development Using Information and Communications Technology, 2007, 3, Issue 3. Available:
  20. Muwanga-Zake JWF (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:.
  21. Muwanga-Zake JWF (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]
  22. Muwanga-Zake JWF (September, 2000). Experiences of the Power of Discourse in Educational Research: A Need for Transformation in Research. Available
  23. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2019). Excellence in the Context of Students’ Learning.
  24. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2018). Traversing Critical ICT Humps and Dumps in Higher Education: A Case in A Developing Country. Academia.
  25. Muwanga-Zake JWF (2006). What kind of science do educators present to learners in South African classes?
  26. Muwanga-Zake JWF (August, 2002). What do you mean ph = -1: super acids. Science in Africa. Available: http://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/2002/august/ph.htm.
  27. Muwanga-Zake JWF (1997/98). M. Ed. (Science Education) Research Portfolio. Available: