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Kutesa, Disan – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
There is noticeable reversion to traditional approaches in the treatment of physical and psychosocial ailments. In part, this comes because conventional medicines are becoming ineffective and expensive and there is a feeling that traditional approaches are more dependable. Hence this study tried to find out exactly the epistemological validation…
Descriptors: Epistemology, African Culture, Folk Culture, Medicine
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Mitana, John Mary Vianney; Muwagga, Anthony Mugagga; Ssempala, Cornelius – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
The study set out to give a conceptual definition and assessment of Higher Order Thinking skills (HOTs), and establish the proportion of HOTs and Lower Order Thinking skills (LOTs) questions within the 2010- 2016 Uganda Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) questions. The study used secondary literature to define HOTs and provide an assessment…
Descriptors: Exit Examinations, Thinking Skills, Student Evaluation, English (Second Language)
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Kutesa, Disan – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
There is noticeable reversion of traditional approaches in the treatment of physical and psychosocial ailments. In part this comes because conventional medicines are becoming ineffective and expensive and there is a feeling that traditional medical approaches are more, this is coupled by the fact that western medicines are extracted from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medicine, Folk Culture, Epistemology
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Ochwo, Deogracious; Atibuni, Dennis Zami; Sekiwu, Denis – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This quantitative study examined the efficacy of adopting information and communication technology (ICT) in digitalized students' records management among university staffs in Eastern Uganda. The study used cross-sectional and descriptive survey designs. The target population was 402 staff members involved in students' records management, of which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Information Management, Universities
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Mitana, John Mary Vianney; Muwagga, Anthony Mugagga; Ssempala, Cornelius – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This paper sets out to explore the knowledge and skills assessed at Uganda's primary school level and its relevance to the current and future needs of the learners. Using a descriptive case study design, the paper draws on documentary and empirical evidence from key players in educational assessment in Uganda. The paper reveals that the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Checchi, Daniele; Salvi, Angelica – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This study provides evidence on the distribution of school attendance and educational attainment across African countries, focusing on the correlation with literacy rates in the population, level of resources and country institutional features. The study also estimate sample correlations between enrolment and macroaggregates, related to resources…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Attendance, Educational Attainment
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Namwagwe, Justine; Atibuni, Dennis Zami; Sekiwu, Denis – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The suitability of work environment is an important antecedent of effective performance appraisal management process and job satisfaction among employees within an organization. This study examined the mediation effect of performance appraisal management on the relationship between work environment and job satisfaction among support staff at a…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Job Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Personnel Evaluation