Doctoral Students


Friday Joseph Agbo, Nigeria

Friday is designing, developing, and evaluating smart learning environments solutions for teaching and learning programming skills in Nigeria.

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Ebenezer Anohah, Ghana

Ebenezer's doctoral research work is about integrating indigenous practices into computing education in the context of Ghana.


Muhammad Anwar, Pakistan

Muhammad is working to enhance the identification process of learning styles using cognitive traits and considering dynamic aspects.

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Rosalina Bessa Babo, Portugal


The topic of Rosalina's doctoral studies is about e-assessment in computing education.





Nacir Bouali, Morocco

Nacir is studying about virtual reality creation from natural language.


Wayne Brown, Canada

Wayne's research is about improving simulation based healthcare education through human actors and wearable technology.

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Marc Denojean-Mairet, Canada

Marc's doctoral studies are related to developing a framework for smart learning environments.

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Ramy A. Elmoazen, Egypt

Ramy's research topic is about quantitative ethnography construction in PBL - A learning analytics approach.


William Clifford Gomera, Tanzania

William is studying the use of mobile technologies to support the training of micro business owners in Tanzania.

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Albert Gonzalez, Spain

Albert is working on a narrative inquiry study in order to encourage Computer Science arete in academia.

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Madini Hamishi, Tanzania

Madini's research work is related to the training managements skills for women in information savings groups in the context of Tanzania.



Behzad Joze Hashemian, Iran

Joze is working on the CSCL model for optimizing nonlinear storyline in DIS.

Muhammad Mustafa Hassan, Pakistan

Muhammad is working on an ethnocomputing oriented way to visualize programs on a mobile platform.

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Martti Havukainen, Finland

Martti's research is on the use and the inter-contextual design of games as learning tools. His research includes the design of games for children with special needs.


Mikko J. Hyttinen, Finland

Mikko's PhD research work is on blended learning and social software in higher education, focusing on new perspectives to the design and implementation of computing courses.


Mark Gachara Irura, Kenya

Mark is working on a practical framework for electronic textbooks that employ learning analytics – a case for Kenyan secondary schools.


Anna Mark Kayanda, Tanzania

Anna is researching how to develop decision making in the Tanzanian HEI context through improved information systems.

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Markku Kääriäinen, Finland

Markku's research aims at the development of pedagogical teaching and learning quality in online learning.


Mikko Laamanen, Finland

Mikkos's research aims at developing theatre robotics and evaluate their learning impact.

Mzomwe Yahya Mazana, Tanzania

Mzomwe's research project is about improving mathematics teaching in the context of Tanzanian higher education.


Alem Habte Mare, Eritrea

Alem's research work is related to improving teacher education using ICT in the Eritrean higher education context.

Ezra Philemon Misaki, Tanzania

Ezra is working for enhancing farming communities in the Chamwino district, Dodoma, Tanzania.

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Godfrey Isaac Mwandosya, Tanzania

Godfrey is working for developing a mobile business innovation school in Tanzania.

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Nkundwe Moses Mwasaga, Tanzania

Moses is working on the concept of Ethno Supercomputing in computing education.

Veronica Omeni, UK

Veronica's research focuses on developing cultural awareness and intercultural communication skills through on-line interaction and instructional web-based technology in an educational context.


Gospel Oparaocha, Nigeria

Gospel is researching inter-firm networks and entrepreneurship innovations in the Nigerian ICT sector: Stories of ICT enabled open innovation platform in emerging markets context.


Josephat O. Oroma, Uganda

Josephat's research interests include ICT for development and he is currently researching on improving programming education in a developing country context.


Vasileios Paliktzoglou, Greece

Vasilis is researching the use of social media in higher education from three perspectives: acceptance, experience, and engagement.

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Geetha Paulmani, India

Geetha is researching about the adaptation of lean techniques to support research supervision.

Veruscha Pelser-Carstens, South Africa

Veruscha is developing a digital board game for learning accounting topics in the South African context.

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Joel Rumanyika, Tanzania

Joel is investigating post-market strategies and approaches of street traders in the context of Tanzania.

Ismaila Sanusi, Nigeria

Ismaila is studying how to teach the basics of machine learning in K-12 settings.

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Christoph Scheib, Germany

Christoph is working in the area of business information management in media industries.


Annastasia Shipepe , Namibia

Anna is studying the impact of educational robotics and sensor technology in Namibian educational settings.

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Pasi Silander, Finland

Pasi is working on the topic digitalization in education: from computer-assisted education to the era of AI and learning analytics.

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Brian Stewart, Canada

Brian is researching the economic and sustainability growth factors of online learning.

Björn Stockleben, Germany

Björn's doctoral studies are related to creative processes in online collaboration.

Rediet Taddese, Eritrea

Rediet's doctoral studies are about the management of ICT innovations and their impacts on sustainable development in Eritrea.

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Hongxin Yan, Canada

Hongxing's doctoral student research project is about building a personalized online course model based on differentiated instruction principles and practices.

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Samuel Tewelde Yigzaw, Eritrea

Samuel is researching the knowledge management models for ICT use in education at the Eritrean higher education context.

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