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  • Socialisation in Architecture Education 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (2013)
    Architecture education is an engaging process; long hours in the design studio, a high level of one-on-one instruction, and intense peer review. The process, which extends over the years of formal education, is instrumental ...
  • Socialisation:a perilous transition from novice to architect 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (Architectural Education Otherwhere, 2014-08-06)
    Architectural education includes both formal and informal learning components, instrumental in the transformation of novices into architects. The informal component incorporates tacit aspects of education that can’t be ...
  • Spaces for Pluralism in Ethnically Sensitive Communities in Uganda: The Case of Kibaale District 

    Ssentongo, Jimmy (University of Humanistic Studies, 2015-10)
    This qualitative study addresses possibilities for living with differences in communities which are prone to ethnic conflict. Its primary empirical focus is on the perceptions of the residents of Kibaale district in ...
  • The State of Mortuary and Mortuary Services in Public Health Facilities of South Western Uganda 

    Kazungu, James; Nanyingi, Miisa; Katongole, Simon Peter; Anguyo, Robert DDM; Wampande, Lillian Nantume (International Journal of Public Health Research, 2015-11-10)
    Mortuaries and mortuary services are very crucial support services to healthcare delivery. Information on the status of mortuary services in Uganda is largely missing. This study therefore was carried out to assess the ...
  • Stewards of the Natural Environment Resources: 

    Kamweri, John Mary Mooka (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017)
    Purpose The slogan often used to describe the scenic beauty of Uganda's natural environment is ‘Gifted by Nature.' Rightly so, Uganda is home to Lake Victoria and four other lakes, not to mention crater lakes. Of the ...
  • Stewards of the Natural Environmental Resources: 

    Kamweri, J. M. M. (Duquesne University, 2015-09)
    The slogan often used to describe the scenic beauty of Uganda’s natural environment is ‘Gifted by Nature.’ Rightly so, Uganda is home to Lake Victoria and four other lakes, not to mention crater lakes. Of the 241,550 sq ...
  • Stories, proverbs, and anecdotes as scaffords for learning science concepts. 

    Mutonyi, Harriet (2015)
    Few research studies in science education have looked at how stories, proverbs, and anecdotes can be used as scaffolds for learning. Stories, proverbs, and anecdotes are cultural tools used in indigenous communities to ...
  • A study of thermal comfort and thermal preferences in the upland tropical climate of Uganda, Proceedings of 9th Windsor Conference: Making Comfort Relevant, Cumberland Lodge 

    Olweny, Mark; Mugagga, L.L; Nedala, T (Windsor, 2016)
    Upland tropical climates, are often regarded as ‘benign’, but are of increasing concern, particularly with regard to thermal comfort in the context of climate change induced thermal comfort of university students in the ...
  • Survival Fate’ or ‘Livelihood Option’? : 

    Kabiito, Bendicto (2016-03)
    Uganda boasts of her natural resource wealth by day, and groans over its mismanagement by nightfall! Expectation and suspicion paradoxically typify the state of affairs of Uganda’s natural resource stock; flora, fauna and ...
  • Teaching reading and writing in local language using the child-centred pedagogy in Uganda 

    Akello, Dora, Lucy; Namusisi, Speranza (Taylor & Francis, 2015-11-04)
    Uganda introduced the use of mother tongue as medium of instruction in primary schools in 2007. This was meant to promote interaction and participation in the learning process and improve children's proficiency in reading ...
  • Technology and Architecture Education in Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (The Architectural Science Association ANZAScA, 2006)
    Architecture education is a relatively new undertaking in Uganda. Despite this opportunity to develop an updated curriculum and pedagogy, an old paradigm continues to persist; isolating the teaching of architectural ...
  • That is too radical for us: 

    Olweny, Mark (PLEA, 2016)
    Incorporating Environmental Sustainable Design (ESD) into the curriculum is regarded as an important element in contemporary architectural education. However, making this transition has, and still is, somewhat of an uphill ...
  • To Build or Not to Build: Going Live is [Not] Just Being Practical! 

    Ahimbisibwe, Achilles; Olweny, Mark; Ndibwami, Alex; Thomas, Paul; Lubingo, Mathieu; Katta, Jude (Association of Architectural Educators, 2014)
    Increasingly students and faculty alike are calling for a “hands-on” approach to architecture and building construction as an integral part of the architectural education. Schools of architecture have implemented courses ...
  • Traditional African collective actions for community development : a search into the internal and external factors that arouse collective synergies for sustainable grassroot development in Kalungu District 

    Luberenga, Paul Mugabi (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012-09)
    Since the beginning of the new millennium, there are concerns about the wild spread poverty, underdevelopment and conflict especially in Africa. African governments, donors and development scholars have keenly paid attention ...
  • Training for professionalism: 

    Kamweri, J. M. M. (2016-09-30)
    If we are in search for proof of the grand ingenuity of modern engineering, we need look no further than the success of the recent JUNO mission to Jupiter. That engineers and scientists can capture our remotest imaginations ...
  • Training for Real: 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V.; Rugumayo, A. I. (2005)
    Graduates of Engineering in Uganda face great challenges in the work place as they are expected to be fully prepared to start work with little or no further training. In view of this, training has to begin at the University, ...
  • Ugandan students' perspectives on the spread and prevention of HIV/AIDS: 

    Namazzi, Elizabeth (The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2015-07)
    My study investigated perspectives that underlie Ugandan high school students’ understandings of the spread and prevention of HIV/AIDS and how they influenced by cultural practices. I adopted an interpretive case study ...
  • Uganda’s Vision 2040 and Human Needs Promotion 

    Balyejjusa, Moses Senkosi (AJOL, 2015)
    In 2013 the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launched Uganda’s Vision 2040, a thirty-year development master plan which has received both praise and criticism from Ugandans. Although Vision 2040 has received both ...
  • Urban Open Spaces in Kampala, Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Adule, C. (Faculty of the Built Environment, Uganda Martyrs’ University, Uganda, 2008)
    Kampala is one of the few cities in Africa arguably of African origin, having been the location of the capital of the Kingdom of Buganda - one of the largest and oldest kingdoms in the region - for close to a century ...
  • Using participatory action research to improve vocational skills training for marginalised youth in Uganda: 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert; Zeelen, Jacques (International Journal of Training Research, 2015)
    Although vocational education and training is considered to be a good option for improving livelihood opportunities for marginalised youth in developing countries, it often suffers from an image problem. This situation ...