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  • Implicit Arguments in Ugandan English 

    Isingoma, Bebwa (English Studies at NBU 2021, 2021-12-30)
    In standard British/American English, some transitive verbs, which are ontologically specified for objects, may be used with the objects not overtly expressed (for example, leave), while other transitive verbs do not ...
  • Order of adjectives and adverbs in L2 English: evidence from L1 Acholi speakers of Ugandan English 

    Amarorwot, Sarah; Isingoma, Bebwa (Studies in Linguistics, Culture and FLT, 2021-11)
    Abstract: L2 English are quintessentially characterized by cross-linguistic influence at all levels of linguistic analysis as a result of contact phenomena. This study examines the contribution of the syntax of a Ugandan ...
  • Motivations for participation in higher education 

    Jacobus, Zeelen; George L., Openjuru; Tumuheki, Peace Buhwamatsiko (International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016-03-28)
    The objective of this qualitative study was to establish motivations for participation of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education. The findings are drawn from empirical data collected from 15 unstructured ...
  • An examination of the difference between the contents of the FAL literacy curriculum/primers used in Uganda and everyday literacy practices in rural community life. 

    Openjuru, George (Journal of Research and Practice in Adult Literacy, 2007)
    Adult literacy learning programmes in Uganda and, I believe, in most African countries, are largely driven by national and community development concerns (see Carr-Hill et al., 2001; Fiedrich & Jellema, 2003; Wagner, ...
  • Entry Grades and the Academic Performance of University Students 

    Rosalba, Aciro; David, Onen; Geoffrey M., Malinga; Betty A., Ezati; George L, Openjuru (The Asian Institute of Research, 2021)
    Universities world over mostly base their decisions to admit their new students on the applicant’s pre-university academic results. However, there is yet no concrete evidence that the students’ pre-university academic ...
  • Entry Grades and the Academic Performance of University Students 

    David, Onen; Geoffrey M., Malinga; Betty A, Ezati; George L, Openjuru; Aciro, Rosalba (The Asian Institute of Research, 2021)
    Universities world over mostly base their decisions to admit their new students on the applicant’s pre-university academic results. However, there is yet no concrete evidence that the students’ pre-university academic ...
  • Motivations for participation in higher education 

    Peace Buhwamatsiko;, Tumuheki,; Jacobus;, Zeelen; George L., Openjuru (International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016)
    ABSTRACT The objective of this qualitative study was to establish motivations for participation of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education. The findings are drawn from empirical data collected from 15 ...
  • Christianity and rural community literacy practices in Uganda 

    Openjuru, George Ladaah (Blackwell Publishing,, 2007)
    In this article, we examine how Christianity provides the impetus for local literacy practices in a rural community in Uganda. These Christian literacy practices form a central part of the literacy activities of the ...
  • The influence of out-of-institution environments on the university schooling project of non-traditional students in Uganda 

    Buhwamatsiko Tumuhekia, Peace; Zeelenb, Jacques; Openjuru Ladaah, George (Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-14)
    Participation and integration of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education is influenced by factors within the institution and those external to the institution, including participants’ self-perceptions and ...
  • The influence of out-of-institution environments on the university schooling project of nontraditional students in Uganda 

    Buhwamatsiko Tumuheki, Peace; Zeelen, Jacques; Ladaah Openjuru, George (Routledge- Taylor &Francis, 2018)
    Participation and integration of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education is influenced by factors within the institution and those external to the institution, including participants’ self-perceptions and ...
  • The Role of Religion in Written Language Maintenance and Shift in Uganda 

    Openjuru, George Ladaah (Multilingual Matters 2019, 2019)
    The primary focus of this chapter is the ambivalent role of religion in language maintenance and shift in Uganda. This chapter draws its theo-retical framework from the work of Pauwels (2005) on language mainte-nance and ...
  • When the guns stopped roaring: Acholi ngec ma gwoko lobo 

    Monk, David; Openjuru, George; Odoch, Martin; Nono, Denis; Ongom, Simon (UTS ePRESS, 2020-05-11)
    This article calls attention to the responsibility of universities to transform, through partnership, the community in which they are embedded. The authors suggest that, to find solutions to the various community ...
  • Vocational education and training for African development: a literature review 

    McGrath, Simon; Ramsarup, Presha; Zeelen, Jacques; Wedekind, Volker; Allais, Stephanie; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila; Monk, David; Openjuru, George; Russon, Jo-Anna (Informa-Taylor & Francis, 2019-11-05)
    The SDGs mark the clearest global acceptance yet that the previous approach to development was unsustainable. In VET, UNESCO has responded by developing a clear account of how a transformed VET must be part of a ...
  • Determinants of smallholder farmers’ adaptation strategies to the effects of climate change: Evidence from northern Uganda 

    Atube, Francis; Malinga, Geoffrey M.; Nyeko, Martine; Okello, Daniel M.; Alarakol, Simon Peter; Okello‑Uma, Ipolto (Agriculture & Food Security, 2021)
    Background: Climate change poses a threat to the sustainability of food production among small-scale rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa that are dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Understanding farmers’ adaptations ...