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Dr. Hashim Issa Mohamed

Hashim Issa Mohamed is a Senior Lecturer of Language and Communication in the Department of Language Studies (DLS), one of the Departments of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) of Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). He holds a Doctorate (specialised in Applied Linguistics) from the University of Western Cape – South Africa, Master of Arts in Linguistics degree from the University of Leeds, and Diploma in Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education degree (Linguistics and English Language Teaching) from the University of Dar es Salaam. In addition, he has published widely in his areas of specialization (visit: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=YxH2PFwAAAAJ&hl=en).


Areas of expertise and Research interests

  • English language teaching
  • Language and communication studies
  • Discourse analysis
  • Metadiscourse studies

 
POSITIONS/HONOURS/OTHER

  • Coordinator, SUA Centre for African and International Languages esource and Training Centre (2016 to date)
  • Head of Departmentof Social Sciences, Sokoine University of Agriculture (July 2008 to June 2014)
  • Chairperson – SUA-Muslim Community Trust (2013 to date)
  • Programme Coordinator, English Program for International students (2011 to June 2014)
  • Chief Editor –SUASA Newsletter (SUA) 2008 to date
  • Chairman –School Committee –Nguzo Primary School Morogoro Tanzania (2009 to date)
1. PhD, South Africa

2. M.A Education, University of Leeds, UK

3. B.A Education, University of Dar es Salaam

4. Advanced Level Secondary Education, Tanzania

5. Ordinary Level Secondary Education, Tanzania
  1. Translation of documents on Policy Reform Priority-Setting Tool (PRPT) A tool to support LGAs’ implementation of business enabling policy reform from 1st to 30 April 2018
  2. Review of Curriculum for Secondary schools from March 20th to April 10th 2018 Client: Tanzania Institute of Education
  3. English Kiswahili - translation of Policy Guide entitled Basic, Secondary and Teacher Education Quality Assurance Framework, Client; Tanzania Ministry Of Education, Science And Technology, December 2017
  4. English Kiswahili - translation of Handbook entitled School Quality Assurance Handbook, Client; Tanzania Ministry Of Education, Science And Technology, December 2017
  5. English Kiswahili - translation of Training Guideentitled Mulch Application Guide In Organic Production Of Tomato And Sweet Pepper Crops and related documents Clients:Shechambo, A. G. Saria, L. Sigsgaard, K. P. Sibuga, July 2017
  6. English Kiswahili - translation of Research Report entitled, Is it Possible f Smallholder Framers to dc Organic Milk? Clients, BY SARIA A.G.,SIBUGA K.P. AND SIGSGAARD L.
  7. English Kiswahili - translation of Research Report entitled, Weed Management For Selected Organically Produced Vegetables InUsambara Valleys, Client. K. P. Sibuga, July 2017
  8. English Kiswahili - translation of Research Report entitledOrganic Vegetables Value Chain Governance In Tanzania Clients. By S.J. Mbapila, E.A. Lazaro, K.P.Sibuga And K.Karantininis, 2017
  9. English Kiswahili – translation policy guide entitled, Code of Ethics and Conduct for public Service Tanzania, April 2017
  10. English Kiswahili - translation of Training Manual School Enterprise Challenge Awards 2017, Client:FundacionParaguayaKiserewende Street Box 1279 Morogoro (2016)
  11. Translation of a Training manual entitled: Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Sweet Potato, Client: International potato Centre, CIP, Nairobi Kenya (2013

 Research Project

  1. Exploring best practices and the use of e-learning in teaching of English language and Communication Skills under iAGRI-SUA Project, for improving the teaching of English language at SUA (Tshwane University of Technology, University of Pretoria, University of Limpopo, University of Cape Coast, and the University of Ghana) June 2014 to April 2016.
  2. Supervision of PhD Student – School of Humanities – University of Dodoma January 2016 to date
  3. Supervision of Masters Students – School of Humanities – University of Dodoma January 2015 to date
  4. Supervision of Special Project for students in BSc (Education) (2016
  5. Supervision of Special Project for students in BSc (Education) (2015
  6. Monitoring of Supervisors of students’ block teaching practical training (July –August 2014)
  7. Supervision of Masters Students – Institute of Development Studies SUA Morogoro, Tanzania (2013)
  8. Supervision of students’ field practical training as an internal supervisor, and assessing students’ research reports as an internal examiner for students in BSc (Environmental Sciences and Management) (2013)
  9. Supervision of students’ block teaching practical training as an internal supervisor, and assessing students’ research reports as an internal examiner for students in BSC (Education) (2012)
  10. Supervision of Special Project for students in BSc (Education) (2012
  11. Academic Writing as Social Practice: A Critical Discourse Analysis Of Student Writing In Higher Education In Tanzania, (a major study for PhD 2006)




 

BOOKS

  1. Mohamed, Hashim I. (2010) Communication Skills in Higher Education     Mzumbe Book            Project: Mzumbe Morogoro
  2. Mohamed, Hashim I. (2000) Learn to Communicate Effectively Mzumbe Book Project: Mzumbe Morogoro
  3. Mohamed, Hashim I. (2008) Grammar and Mechanics of Writing in Academia: A University Handbook. Mzumbe Book Project: Mzumbe Morogoro.

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Mohamed, Hashim I. and Nyinondi, Onesmo S., (2016). How Tanzanian Universities can respond to increasing market demands of specialized forms of English Language learning and Communication Skills, World English Journal, 6 (2) 2016; Pp. 1-9.
  2. Mohamed, Hashim I. and Nyinondi, Onesmo S., (2016). Academic writing as discourse of practice: Genre analysis of students writing in Higher Education in Tanzania The Internet Journal Language, Culture and SocietyURL: http://aaref.com.au/en/publications/journal/ISSN 1327-774X pp 1-14
  3. Komba, Sotco C. and Mohamed, Hashim I., (2016). Towards re-defining Communication Skills Course at Sokoine University of Agrciulture: Lessons from selected African Universities, Interenational Journal of Research Studies in language Learning, X (X), 2016, p. 1-13
  4. Mohamed, Hashim I. and Felix Banda (2008) Classroom Discourse and Discursive Practices in Higher Education in Tanzania. Multilingual  and Multicultural Developments Vol. 29: 2; Pp. 95-109
  5. Mohamed, Hashim I. (2005), Critical Issues on the Language of Instruction (LOI) in Secondary and Higher Education in Tanzania; In Uongozi Journal of Management Development Dynamics, 17 (1): Pp. 32-51.
  6. Mohamed, Hashim I. (2004), Writing for Academic Genres: Research Report Writing: Problems, Issues and Discussion. Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education, UDSM Vol.6 New Series, pp.21-52.
  7. Nyinondi, Onesmo S.and Mohamed, Hashim I., Mhandeni, AbdulkarimShaban (2017). The use of communicative language teaching approach in the teaching of communication skills courses in Tanzanian universities, International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning 2017 July, 6(3), 89-99
  8. Nyinondi, Onesmo S.and Mohamed, Hashim I., (2016)The classification of morphological forms marking tense and aspect in Luguru, in The Internet Journal Language, Culture and Society URL: http://aaref.com.au/en/publications/journal/ISSN 1327-774X pp. 21- 40
  1. Neke, S.M; Hashim I. Mohamed & G.N. Shumbusho, (2003), Explaining Social-cultural and economic inequality in Tanzania: an analysis of some of the narratives from the Medium of Instruction debate. In Uongozi Journal of Management Development, 15 (1): Pp 22-43
  2. Utenga, Adriano; Mohamed, Hashim I; Nyinondi, Onesmo; Mhandeni,Abdulkarim, (2016). The Role of Input Simplification and Interactional Modification Strategies in EFL Classrooms: A Case of Dar es Salaam Secondary School Teachers, Journal of linguistics and Language Teaching 1(1) Pp1-13


RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Exploring best practices and the use of e-learning in teaching of English language and Communication Skills under iAGRI-SUA Project, for improving the teaching of English language at SUA (Tshwane University of Technology, University of Pretoria, University of Limpopo, University of Cape Coast, and the University of Ghana) June 2014 to April 2016.
  2. Supervision of PhD Student – School of Humanities – University of Dodoma January 2016 to date
  3. Supervision of Masters Students – School of Humanities – University of Dodoma January 2015 to date
  4. Supervision of Special Project for students in BSc (Education) (2016
  5. Supervision of Special Project for students in BSc (Education) (2015
  6. Monitoring of Supervisors of students’ block teaching practical training (July –August 2014)
  7. Supervision of Masters Students – Institute of Development Studies SUA Morogoro, Tanzania (2013)
  8. Supervision of students’ field practical training as an internal supervisor, and assessing students’ research reports as an internal examiner for students in BSc (Environmental Sciences and Management) (2013)
  9. Supervision of students’ block teaching practical training as an internal supervisor, and assessing students’ research reports as an internal examiner for students in BSC (Education) (2012)
  10. Supervision of Special Project for students in BSc (Education) (2012
  11. Academic Writing as Social Practice: A Critical Discourse Analysis Of Student Writing In Higher Education In Tanzania, (a major study for PhD 2006)
  1. 2018, TESOL International Conference and language Expo, at McCormick Conference Centre in Chicago, Illinois,from 26 to 30 March 2018,
  2. TELTA, 1st International Conference on Language Teaching, Mount Meru University Arusha Tanzania, June 27 -29, 2017.
  3. Africa, -TESOL 2nd International Conference, New Horizons in Language Teaching, Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC Kigali) Kigali Rwanda, May 12 -13, 2017
  4. LSSA/SAALA/SAALT Joint Annual international Conference University of the Western Cape, Cape Town SA, 4-7 July 2016.
  5. International Conference on English for Effective Communication: Language for Communication in the Industry, Strathmore Writing CentreStrathmore University, Nairobi 19th to 20th May 2016; Presenter.
  6. Training Workshop on professional report writing for middle cadre personnel in the water sector, Ministry of Water, December, 2015 Facilitator
  7. International Conference on English for Effective Communication Challenges and Opportunities in East Africa, Strathmore University, Nairobi 16th to 17th April 2015; Presenter.
  8. University Teaching and Learning Improvement Programme Midland Inn, Msamvu, Morogoro 11th 13 February 2015. Facilitator
  9. Academic Writing and Reporting Skills Training Workshop to academic staff – CBE – Dar es Salaam, 2- 3 February 2015- Facilitator
  10. Training workshop on curriculum development and materials design for the teaching of communication skills courses offered at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), organised by iAGRI and DLS in January 2015, Morogoro -Tanzania.
  11. Training workshop on the implementation of the Revised Curricula for the teaching of communication skills courses offered at SUA, organised by iAGRI and DLS in March 2015 at iAGRI Centre, SUA, Morogoro-Tanzania.

Department of Language Studies,

College of Social Science and Humanities,

P.O. Box 3035 Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

Email: mohhashim@gmail.com  / mohhashim@sua.ac.tz

Cellphone: +255 757 209 241