Events

1st Annual Conference of the International Society for Academic Researchers (ISfAR) 

Zanzibar Beach Resort

15th -18th July, 2019

Final Program

 

15th July 2019

 

08:00 – 10:00

 

 

Registration

10:00-10:30

Tea break

 

10:30-12:00

Opening Ceremony

 

10:30 – 11:40 Welcome: ISFAR Chairperson Dr Hamza Omar Mokiwa/Deputy Chairperson Dr Eugenia Kafanabo

 

11:40-11:45 Welcome & Introduction of Guest Speakers: Prof Luckson Kaino – Chairperson of the LoC

 

11:45 – 12:05 Opening Address: Minister of Education/RC Mjini magharibi

 

12:05 -12:10 Group picture with the Guest speaker

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-15:00

Key note speech

 

Prof Rwakaza Mukandala

15:00-16:00

Session 1 : Chairperson- Ruth Bar-Sinai

15:00-15:30

Learners’ Perception on the Design Principles of Blackboard at Botho University

Suresh Shanmugasundaram (Botswana)

15:30-16:00

Exploring student affairs: Researching male undergraduates’ perceptions of student support services at university level

Asheena Singh-Pillay  & Jayaluxmi Naidoo (South Africa)

16:00-16:30

Tea break

18:00-20:00

Cultural dance & Welcome dinner

 

 

 

 

16th July 2019

 

08:00-10:30

Session 2: Chairperson- Ronicka Mudaly

08:00-08:30

Effectual structuring of entrepreneurship education: Guidelines for overcoming inadequacies in the South African school curriculum

Adri Du Toit & Elizabeth Kempen (South Africa)

08:30-09:00

Can a dialogue between Jewish and Arab education students change the reality?

Ruth Bar-Sinai (Israel)

09:00-09:30

Adverse maternal outcomes on hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: A three years retrospective study at Mnazi Mmoja referral Hospital, Zanzibar

Salma Abdi Mahmoud ; Hamid Mahfoudh , Tanneke Herklots (Zanzibar)

09:30-10:00

Exploring technology based pedagogic tools for teaching mathematics within Higher Education milieus

Asheena Singh-Pillay  & Jayaluxmi Naidoo (South Africa)

10:00-10:30

Tea break

10:30-12:30

Session 3: Chairperson- Mishack Gumbo

10:30-11:00

Most favorable Russell measures of efficiency

Chiang Kao (China)

11:00-11:30

Abundance and distribution of tsetse flies in Thuma forest reserve area, Salima district of the central region of Malawi

Zumani Banda (Malawi)

11:30-12:00

Educators views on the progress made on the provisioning of quality education at selected public schools in Limpopo province, South Africa.

Nndwamato N Ndou (South Africa)

12:00-12:30

Community engagement as central in higher education

Nompumelelo Thabethe & Saras Reddy (South Africa)

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:00

Session 4: Chairperson-Adri Du Toit

14:00-14:30

Exploring the Challenges Encountered by Lecturers in the Utilisation of the jRouter Onscreen Marking System

Matome Mathews Malale (South Africa)

14:30-15:00

Baker’s Yeast as a model to study aging and find conditions to delay aging and extend a disease-free health span

Shoshana Bar-Nun, Aviv Cohen, Inbal Nussbaum, Esthae Weindling  (Israel)

15:00-15:30

Could Science Textbook portrayals promote Gender Biases in STEM?

Ndlovu Penelope (South Africa)

15:30-16:00

POSTER SESSION

 

Volition control and study orientation for persistently achieving Grade 10 Mathematics Learners

David Lehlohonolo Molokoli (South Africa)

16:00-16:30

Tea break

 

 

 

17th  July 2019

 

08:00-10:30

 

Session 5: Chairperson- Asheena Pillay-Singh

08:00-08:30

Towards socially responsive and culturally inclusive science curricula

Ronicka Mudaly (South Africa)

08:30-09:00

Understanding the digital divide amongst University students: A South African Context

Tshephe, Geoffrey Pinagase (South Africa)

09:00-09:30

Towards an “age-friendly-hospital”:  Older persons’ perceptions of an aged friendly hospital environment in Nigeria

Perpetua Lum Tanyi & André Pelser (Nigeria/South Africa)

09:30-10:00

Decolonising the higher education curriculum: How do I do it?

Mishack T Gumbo (South Africa)

10:00-10:30

Tea break

 

10:30-12:30

Session 6: Chairperson- Salma Abdi Mahmoud

 

10:30-11:00

Learning Management System (LMS) improves students understanding of Mathematics in Secondary Schools: Teachers’ pedagogy skills and Students’ Mathematics Background is a Key Factor for Students to Understand Mathematics.

Abdalla A Shaame, Kalafunja Osaki, Anatory J & S Mrutu (Zanzibar)

11:00-11:30

Re-thinking cultural diversity in the classrooms

KZ Moichela (South Africa)

11:30-12:00

How to Write Persuasive Introduction in Academic Journals

Yasuo Nakatani (Japan)

12:00-12:30

An assessment of the impact of tourism on socio-economy life of the Bagamoyo people in Tanzania

Juma M Kanuwa & Mary Shija- Maduhu (Tanzania)

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-18:00

 

Excursion

 

14:00-18:00

 

Excursion: A trip to Stone town, Prison Island, Slave market

 

 

 

 

18th July 2019

 

08:00-10:30

 

Session 7: Chairperson – Jayaluxmi Naidoo

 

08:00-08:30

Oratory research in the realm of ethnographic research strategy for Public Administration and Management teaching: An African renaissance or re-nonsense

Londoloza Leo Luvuno (South Africa)

08:30-09:00

Are demarcation protests linked to linked to service delivery protests: A case of Thulamela and Makhado Local Municipality within Vhembe District

Promise Raseala (South Africa)

09:00-09:30

From TPACK to TICPACKS: An ODL teaching framework for consideration in African educational contexts 

Mishack T Gumbo (South Africa)

09:30-10:00

The Impact of Educational Systems in Managing a Hospitality Industry

Mamodise O Moichela (South Africa)

10:00-10:30

Firm’s Perception on the Impacts of Business Regulations on Business Performance in Tanzania

Janaet Maleo & Ahmad Burhan Mtengwa (Tanzania)

10:30-11:00

An Appraisal of Educational Support Structures for Inclusive Education in Higher Learning Institutions: A case of University of Dar Es Salaam

Eugenia J. Kafanabo (Tanzania)

11:00-11:30

Transforming fashion design education programme for the 21st century industry

Anne Mastamet Mason, Karla Tissiman & Aubrey Ramatla  (Kenya)

11:30-12:00

Tourism in Zanzibar – blessing or curse?

Khamis Juma Khamis, Sweety Mahamba & Juma Mabasa Kanuwa (Zanzibar)

12:00-13:00

Lunch & Departure

Suggested accommodation

Hotel

Distance from the conference venue (km)

Zanzibar Beach Resort

0.0

Zanzibar Ocean View

3.3

Serena Hotel Zanzibar

6.2

The Seyyida Hotel & Spa

6.5

Mizingani Seafront Hotel

6.6

Hotel Verde Zanzibar

8.4

Golden Tulip

11

Dalma Lodge

13.2