Al A Saah

Al A Saah
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology | KNUST · Department of Sociology and Social Work

PhD

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Introduction
Current research interests include E-Learner centered problem learning in higher education. Methods and techniques are triangulation and Document analysis. Social work technology in Ghana is of interest.
Additional affiliations
September 2015 - October 2020
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Teaching, research and mentoring
May 2006 - September 2015
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • Also served for 3 years as Head of KVCIT and CELT
Education
September 2016 - December 2018
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology
Field of study
  • Teaching & Technology
August 2009 - December 2011
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology
Field of study
  • Public Administration in the Commonwealth
August 1998 - December 2000
University of Ghana
Field of study
  • Adult Education

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Publications (27)
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Collaborative course design and materials development has been a project that depended on qualified subject matter specialists and educationalists to work together jointly to produce distance learning materials. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, commissions qualified lecturers to write course materials for delivery...
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This paper reports on the intervention of teaching and assisting teachers to acquire more knowledge to enhance their skills through the in-service training (INSET) and continuing professional development (CPD). It also presents a report on questionnaires administered to approximately 200 teachers in the basic schools. The questionnaires were to fin...
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This paper reports on the intervention of teaching and assisting teachers to acquire more knowledge to enhance their skills through the in-service training (INSET) and continuing professional development (CPD). It also presents a report on questionnaires administered to approximately 200 teachers in the basic schools. The questionnaires were to fin...
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The promotion of adult functional literacy programs per se, neither creates the necessary motivation for learning, nor enhances the participation of adult learners in work-oriented or socio-cultural functional literacy programs. The task in learning-teaching transaction is to create the enabling environment for harnessing and enhancing learner-rela...
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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is one of the public universities in Ghana which runs distance education. Distance education has come to stay. This is because many people want to climb the educational ladder and due to large numbers of qualified applicants who cannot further their education by attending the traditional univer...
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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is one of the public universities in Ghana which runs distance education. Distance education has come to stay. This is because many people want to climb the educational ladder and due to large numbers of qualified applicants who cannot further their education by attending the traditional univer...
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Unit 1 of SOWK 260 social welfare policies and programs in Ghana. This is an introductory lecture the first of 6 units.
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Student Centred Learning (SCL) is part of KNUST Policy for teaching leaning, however, capacity-building has been a concern. The Erasmus+ EEI-SHEA Project provided just that for KNUST. SCL Trainers of AAU, Aalborg and KTH, Stockholm provided training for trainees (from KNUST, UENR, SUA, KCMUC and SUZA) to enhance Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sus...
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SSW has some of the world’s high caliber faculty. SSW has the competent faculty for taking local action to make global impact for the betterment of humanity in general and Ghana in particular. World impact pathway is by ICT and Cyberspace. In higher education it is ODeL and Learner-Centered Approaches and Problem-based learning, and e-publications...
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Difficulty experienced in the knowledge, adopting and adapting of PBL & EL best learner-centered practices for quality tertiary educational institutions in developing contexts of Africa in the 21st century
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PBL! what is it? Our university students. How do students activate learning activities. How it works. Open ended problem model. The University Teacher. Stimulate & Catalyze the activating. My University course could go beyond class . Group work. All of these are considered to answer the question of Problem Based Learning – Students Activating Activ...
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Sustainable Development Of Tertiary Institutions In Ghana Amidst Economic And Security Challenges (Education And Training). The 5th KNUST Summer School.
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In recent years, technological changes in learning environments have given way to other available resources to meet the needs of professional development. New demands are placed on the distance education provider and the learner. Again, it provides new dimensions in the teaching-learning process. Hence, there is the need for both the providers and...
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Classroom teaching quality deficiencies have gravely affected students' academic performance in schools. Teaching methods may have contributed. The study was carried out to ascertain from students types of teaching methods that teachers employ in their teaching. It also sought to examine students' knowledge of strategies that could be used to enhan...
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Classroom teaching quality deficiencies have gravely affected students' academic performance in schools. Teaching methods may have contributed. The study was carried out to ascertain from students types of teaching methods that teachers employ in their teaching. It also sought to examine students' knowledge of strategies that could be used to enhan...
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Neither Distance Learning courses nor utilizing Information and Communication Technologies to enhance teaching and learning are new to Sub-Saharan Africa. Long distance training by correspondence has been practiced here for decades. However, in spite of the deployment of ICT resources, students on the distance and e-learning pathways are yet to max...
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This study seeks to assess overall customer satisfaction and loyalty as well as sustainability of products and service quality delivered by Mobile Telecommunication Network and Vodafone to students of University for Development Studies. The problem of this study was whether customers are satisfied with Telco service delivery in Ghana. Specifically,...
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In recent years, technological changes in learning environments have given way to other available resources to meet the needs of any society. These changes give way to new demands on the provider and the learner. Again, it provides new dimensions in the teaching/learning process. Hence, there is the need for both the providers and the learners to a...
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In recent years, technological changes in learning environments have given way to other available resources to meet the needs of any society. These changes give way to new demands on the provider and the learner. Again, it provides new dimensions in the teaching/learning process. Hence, there is the need for both the providers and the learners to a...
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In fast developing countries, such as Ghana, physical development increasingly competes for space with relatively dwindling natural environment in human communities. This brought design complexities for development in Ghana to the fore with implications for educational and developmental strategies in architecture. Landscape design may be a sustaina...
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Course materials (CMs) are all learning content bearing mediums and devices. CMs serve as the learning interface: learners access the learning process and assess their own learning progress. CMs are the output of a production system. Time, quality, cost, risks are factored in production and publishing schedule.
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DEFINING AND OPERATING A DISTANCE LEARNING SUPPORT SYSTEM IN TERTIARY EDUCATION: The Distance Learning Institute’s Experience In Ghana’s Public Universities
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This exploratory study was to highlight the importance of research proposal in academic research work in general, and at the tertiary education institution level in Ghana particularly. It focussed on basic element of research proposal. Situated in research environment student thesis often were engaged by supervisors without any previously submitted...
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The title of a research project or the thesis may be seen as the eye. By it a reader can diagnose the state of the piece of work; whether a good or bad one. As the eye of a storm driving a storm and showing the direction of its force so does the title of a research project shown the thrust thereof. However, several research projects and thesis at t...
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The Institute of Distance Learning-KNUST offers courses through distance education. The mode of delivery of DL programmes in KNUST is predominantly by print medium. Two print materials, EE 287 Circuit Theory and GE 183 Principles of Land Surveying are among the twenty-five print materials used to facilitate learning in Computer Engineering and Buil...
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INTRODUCTION Adult learner participation is indispensable to the overall access and success of a community based learning and outreach for development programme. The University of Ghana, by policy, is promoting the formal, informal and the non-formal community based learning programmes. It collaborates with the Social Welfare and Ministry of Educat...

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