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Nyarai Tunjera

Country of origin: South Africa Currently in: South Africa, Mowbray General field of specialization: Computing and Information Technology
Academic Background


2020 Doctorate Social and Economic Sciences
2014 Master Computing and Information Technology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Computing and Information Technology

21st Century Project

Publications resulting from Research: 

Refereed article
Tunjera, N. & Chigona, A. (2020). Teacher Educators’ Appropriation of TPACK-SAMR Models for 21st Century Pre-Service Teacher Preparation. IJICTE: Volume 16, Issue 3, Article 8.

Refereed Conference in conference proceedings
Tunjera N & Chigona A. (2020) Teacher Educators’ need for support for Effective Technology Integration into Pedagogy. Innovate Learning Summit 2020.

Refereed article
Mlotshwa, N., Tunjera, N., & Chigona, A. (2020) Integration of MOODLE into the Classroom for better conceptual understanding of functions in mathematics. South African Journal of Education.

Refereed Conferences in conference proceedings
Tunjera, N. & Chigona, A. (2017). Technology Skills Acquisition in a Pre-service Teacher Digital Storytelling Project. In J. Dron & S. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 672-680). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Refereed Conferences in conference proceedings
Tunjera N, Tiba C, Condy J, Chigona A (2016) Pre-Service Teachers’ Acquisition of Technology Skills in a Digital Storytelling Project. SITE 21-26 March 2016 Savannah

Refereed Conferences in conference proceedings
Tiba C, Condy J, Chigona A, Tunjera N (2015). Digital storytelling as a tool for teaching: Perceptions of pre-service teachers. The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 11(1) July 2015, pp. 82-97.

Refereed article
Mukabeta, T., Tunjera, N., Magomelo, M., Ndumiyana, D. (2014). Enhancing learning through collaboration in an online discussion forum: Students’ perceptions in a Computer Architecture Course. Greener Journal of Educational Research. Vol. 2(1)

Refereed article
Tunjera, N. Mukabeta, T, Ramirez, I. Zinyeka, G. (2014) Using a Mobile Application to Increase Interaction amongst Students in an Open and Distance Learning Programme in Zimbabwe: A Cultural Historical Activity Learning Theory Perspective. Journal of Education and Human Development. Vol. 1(1), pp. 25–38. American Research Institute for Policy Developing. ISSN: 2334-296X (Print), 2334-2978 (Online)

Refereed article
Tunjera, N. Mukabeta, T. & Zivanai, J. (2013). Increasing interaction by integrating Short Messaging Services (SMSs) into the Virtual Open and Distant Learning (VODL) teacher education programme. Greener Journal of Educational Research

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study

Workshop and Conference Attended

2020 Virtual SAICSIT 2020


The Institute of IT Professionals South Africa IITPSA

Presentation given

Assisting teacher educators with constructive technology integration into curriculum delivery in the 21st Century
Event: Interfacing with Digital Africa

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