Kedmon N. Hungwe
Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
Program Coordinator, Peace Corps Masters International
- PhD, Michigan State University, 1999
Kedmon Hungwe joined Michigan Technological in 2002. He was previously at the University of Zimbabwe where he was a Senior Lecturer in Education.
Links of Interest
- Sociocultural development perspectives in various contexts, including work, school, and informal settings. My current focus is on youth and adolescent development in relation to societal change.
- Science education
- Information and communication technologies
- Development of spatial visualization abilities
- Hungwe, K. (1994). Educational Policy in African Colonial Contexts: The Case of Instructional Media in Southern Rhodesia (1930-1980) Read More
- Journal articles & book chapters
- Hungwe, K. (forthcoming). Innovations on school reform: Technology and the impact on curriculum and teaching. In Anne Mungai (ed.) School Reform in High Need Schools: Teaching the next Generation. Sense publishers.
- Hungwe, K., Sorby, S., Molzon, R., Charlesworth, P. & Wang, M. (2014). Supporting the development of spatial visualization in middle grades and high school students. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.2014010709 Read More
- Murthy, P., Thompson, M., & Hungwe, K. (2014) The Development of a Semester-long, Inquiry-Based Laboratory Course in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021 J. Chem. Educ. DOI: 10.1021/ed400119u Read More
- Hungwe, K. (2013). The youth demographic: opportunity and challenge for developmental planning: a Zimbabwe case study. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 3 (6): 119-127. Doi:10.5901/jesr.2013.v3n6p119 Read More
- Englemann, C., Hungwe, K. & Klawiter, M. (2013). Michigan Teacher Excellence Program (MiTEP): Using Lesson Study for Professional Development. In Susan B. Koba, Brenda S. Wojnowski, & Robert E. Yager (eds.) Exemplary Science: Best Practices in Professional Development, Revised 2nd Edition. NSTA Press Read More
- 1) Cultural contexts of human development: I am exploring the synthesis of cultural historical psychological theory, semiotic theory, and theories about artifacts to develop alternative ways of conceptualizing knowledge. This work is an extension of my recently published work on identify formation published in the Journal of Adult Development. 2) Michigan Tech has awarded me a $13,000 Research Excellence Fund grant to study youth and adolescent development. I am working towards a book publication. The book's theme will be 'coming of age' focusing on the interplay between agency, ideology and social control. The study focuses on Zimbabwe