Kedmon N. Hungwe

Kedmon H. Hungwe


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Professor, 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.

Research Interests

  • Social contexts of development with a focus on youthhood and youth-to-adult transitions.
  • Tools, technologies and culture (encompassing communication technologies, work tools, & everyday tools)

Sample publications

  • Monograph
  • 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, conference proceedings
  • Hungwe, K (2006) A case study of workers’ development in a technologically changing work activity. Mind, Culture, and Activity: An International Journal. Read More
  • K. Hungwe (in press) African Movies and the Global Mainstream: Interview with Ben Zulu. Film Art. (Translators: Zhu Yanran; Xie Wenrou. College of Foreign Languages, Zhejiang Normal University)
  • Hungwe, K. (in press). 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.
  • Kedmon Hungwe (2016). Narrative and Ideology: Fifty years of filmmaking in Zimbabwe (叙事与意识形态:津巴布韦电影制作50年). The Journal of Beijing Film Academy (previously published in Media, Culture & Society). (Translators: Zhu Yanran; Xie Wenrou. College of Foreign Languages, Zhejiang Normal University) Read More
  • Kedmon Hungwe (2016) ‘Learning to Labour: Children on Commercial Farms in Zimbabwe.’ In Elena Xeni (ed.) Explorations of Childhood(s). Oxford: IDP Press Read More

Research Projects

  • Completing book manuscript on youth to adulthood transitions