Dr Lockias Chitanana

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Dr Lockias Chitanana

Chairperson


Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Technology Education (University Of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Master of Education – Curriculum Studies(University Of Zimbabwe)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Technology(University Of Zimbabwe) 
  • Bachelor of Education -Technology and Design(University Of Zimbabwe)
  • Diploma in Education (University Of Zimbabwe)

Research Interests:

  • Technology Education
  • ICT Integration
  • Elearning
  • Collaborative Learning

Publications :

Refereed Journals

  1. Chitanana, L. Makaza, D. & Madzima, K. (2008). The current State of E-learning at Universities in Zimbabwe: Opportunities and Challenges. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, Vol. 4, 2 (Available online) http://ijedict.dec.uwi.edu/viewarticle.php?id=450
  1. Chitanana, L. (2008). The Adoption of E-learning at the Midlands State University: Opportunities and Challenges, The Dyke,3, 2 pp 28-42 
  1. Chitanana, L. (2009). An assessment of the utilisation of computers as teaching and learning resources: A case of Gweru Urban Schools. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol 21, 3 pp 323-339 
  1. Chitanana, L. (2010) Students’ perception of the role of tele-collaborative learning projects: A case of the Global Teenager project at Mucheke High School in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Instructional Technology, Vol, 3.1 pp 19-38 (available online) e-iji.net
  1. Chitanana, L. (2012) A Constructivist Approach to the Design and Delivery of an Online Professional Development Course: A Case of the iEARN Online Course, International Journal of Instruction, (available online) e-iji.net 
  1. Chitanana, L. Musingarabwi, S. & Mayeresera J. (2011). A Comparative Study of Cognitive and Affective Outputs of Students with Computer Prior-Knowledge (CPK) and Students without Computer Prior-Knowledge in their Computer Studies, Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Vol.1, No. 1 
  1. Chitanana, L. & Museva, L. (2012). Adult education students’ perception of E-Learning; A case study of Midlands State University. The Dyke. Vol. 6 No. 2 
  1. Chitanana, L. (2012) Bandwidth management in Universities in Zimbabwe: Towards a responsible user base through effective policy implementation. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT 8, No. 2
  2. Chitanana, L. (2014).The Integration of Instructional Technology by Teacher Educators at Midlands State University: Are they leading by Example? Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research (26) 2.
  3. Gocha, M. Mussungwini, S. & Chitanana, L. (2014)The Use Of Information Communication Technology By A-Level Teachers In Selected Secondary Schools In Gweru, Zimbabwe, Research journali’s Journal of Technology Management Vol. 1 No. 1 September 2014
  4. Chitanana, L & Govender D W (2015) Bandwidth Management in the Era of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), The Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries, (68)
  5. Govender, D W and Chitanana, L (2016) “Perceptions of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for Instructional Delivery at a University: From Technophobic to Technologically Savvy,” The African Journal of Information Systems, (8) 2, Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ajis/vol8/iss2/4

 

Books and Book Chapters 

  1. Chitanana, L. (2010). Designing tele-collaborative learning projects to maximise student learning: A case of the Global Teenager Project in Zimbabwe. In Kinuthia, W & Marshall, S. Educational Technology in Practice: Research and Practical Case Studies from the Field, Information Age Publishing, Inc, Charlotte, NC (pp 153-167)
  1. Chitanana, L. (2010). Designing tele-collaborative learning projects to maximise student learning: A case of the Global Teenager Project in Zimbabwe. In Kinuthia, W & Marshall, S. Educational Technology in Practice: Research and Practical Case Studies from the Field, Information Age Publishing, Inc, Charlotte, NC (pp 89-94) [Facilitator’ Guide]
  1. Chitanana, L. (2014). Information Communication Technology and Education, in R. J. Zvobgo (Ed.), Contemporary issues in Education. College Press Harare
  1. Mawere, D. & Chitanana, L. (2014) Globalisation and Education, in R. J. Zvobgo (Ed.), Contemporary issues in Education. College Press Harare
  1. Chitanana, L & Zvobgo R J (2014), HIV/AIDS and Education in R. J. Zvobgo (Ed.), Contemporary issues in Education. College Press Harare

Published commissioned research

  1. Ndawi, O.P, Masuku, J and Chitanana, L (2009). An Evaluation of the Current State of the Sharing of Teacher Expertise through Subject Specialization in the Primary School (STESS) Project. Published commissioned research. SNV, Harare.