Personal Information


Dr. Alcuin Mwalongo


Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Email: mwalongo@hotmail.com


Dr. Alcuin Ivor Mwalongo is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Education. Dr. Mwalongo holds a PhD from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, an M.Ed (Teacher Education) from The Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, Karachi, and a Bachelor of Arts with Education from the University of Dar es Salaam. He teaches undergraduate courses related to curriculum studies. His main research areas of interest are ICT in education, teacher education, and English language teaching.



  1. Mwalongo, A. I. (2018). Gender differences in the use of asynchronous discussion forums and quizzes for promoting critical thinking dispositions. In J. Keengwe (Ed.), Handbook of research on mobile technology, constructivism, and meaningful learning (pp. 349-365). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-3949-0.ch019

  2. Mwalongo, A. (2016). Using Activity Theory to understand student teacher perceptions of effective ways for promoting critical thinking through asynchronous discussion forums. In D. P. Gedera & P. J. Williams (Eds.), Activity Theory in education: Research and practice (pp. 19-34). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. doi:10.1007/978-94-6300-387-2_2

  3. Mwalongo, A. (2012). Peer feedback: Its quality and students’ perceptions as a peer learning tool in asynchronous discussion forums. International Interdisciplinary Journal of Education, 1(11), 846-853.
  4. Mwalongo, A. (2011). Teachers’ perceptions about ICT for teaching, professional development, administration and personal use. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 7(3), 36-49.

  5. Mwalongo, A. (2011). How primary school teachers handle pupils’ errors in EFL classrooms: A case study of primary schools in Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Educational Journal, 3(25), 55 – 67.