Christopher Mugimu

  • Visiting Scholar, Makerere University, Uganda – 2011-2012

Christopher B Mugimu is a Fulbright scholar at the University of Pittsburgh (USA). He earned his Ph.D. in education with the concentration on research in planning, assessment and evaluation from Brigham Young University (USA) in 2004. He is also currently a Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Foundations and Curriculum Studies, College of Education and External Studies at Makerere University. He has more than 16 years of teaching in secondary schools and 12 years at university level. His research interests include Comparative International Development Education, Higher Education, and Contemporary Curricula Issues i.e. HIV curriculum integration, Assessment and Evaluation of Learning, Teacher Education and Open Education Resources (OERs). He has published in numerous journal articles and book chapters and has supervised many graduate students’ projects to completion both at masters and Ph.D. levels. Christopher has collaborated in joint research projects with colleagues in the United Kingdom and the USA. He is the project director of the E-learning and Teacher Education (ELATE) project spearheaded by the School of Education, Makerere University and the Open University (UK) that supports teachers in Africa and beyond with OERs.