Staff Profile

/Prof Stella Muchemwa
Prof Stella Muchemwa

Position: Professor

Department: Applied Education

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Education: Curriculum and Teaching    

Research interests

  • Education and English Teaching


 Peer-Viewed Published Research Papers

  • Reading Deficiencies among Primary and Secondary School Pupils: A Case of ZimbabweUS-China Education Review B, ISSN 2161-6248 March 2014, Vol. 4, No. 3, 193-20
  • Lecturers’ Written Feedback: What the Students Expect – A case of Zimbabwe US-China Education Review B, ISSN 2161-6248 December 2014, Vol. 4, No. 12,896-906, doi: 10.1726/2161-6248/2014.12.003
  • Exploring the Dynamics of Second Language Writing Pedagogy: An Action Research. European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, Vol 4, N.1 2015
  • Occupational Stress among University Lecturers: A Case of Zimbabwe US-China Education Review B, ISSN 2161-623x April 2015, Vol. 5 258-266, No. 12,896-906
  • The use of social media technology in universities: A case of Solusi University, Zimbabwe. Journal of Media and Communication Studies. DOI: 10.5897/JMCS2015.0447[Article Number: F04AB1454226]
  • Inclusion in the mainstream: How the primary school visually impaired pupils manage in Zimbabwe. Researchjournali’s Journal of Education Vol. 3 | No. 7 July | 2015 ISSN 2347-8225
  • Factors Influencing the Learning of English Language for Academic Purposes for Foreign Students: A case of Solusi University. European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences Vol 4, No 3 (2015)
  • Learning English for an Academic Purpose: The Errors of an English Learner: IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 20, Issue 9, Ver. II (Sep. 2015), PP 52-58 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. www.iosrjournals.org
  • Problems Faced by Non- State Universities in Zimbabwe. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, www.ijird.com October, 2015 Vol 4 Issue 11. ISSN 2278 – 0211 (Online)
  • Preparing Students for Higher Education: Zimbabwe Secondary School Teachers’ Perceptions on Research. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INNOVATIVE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, Vol 4 Issue 11, www.ijird.com
  • Perception of Secondary School Teachers about June Examinations in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) Volume 2 Issue 10, October 2015
  • Social treatment of Graduate Students in Kenya: A Case of One University. Journal of Education and Practice ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.7, No.7, 2016
  • Indiscipline in Higher Education in Zimbabwe: A Case of One University. Volume 5, Issue 6, May 2016. www.ijird.com
  • Deceiving the Deceived: An analysis of the United Nations Compensation Scam: Journal of Literature, Languages and Linguistics – iiste. Vol 23 (2016)
  • A Comparative Study of the Factors Influencing the Adoption of E-learning by Lecturers at Universities in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME) e-ISSN: 2320–7388,p-ISSN: 2320–737X Volume 6, Issue 4 Version 3 (Jul. – Aug. 2016), PP 64-73 www.iosrjournals.org DOI: 10.9790/7388-0604036473 www.iosrjournals.org 64 | Page
  •  An Assessment of the Use of Social Media to Engage Parents in Zimbabwe Secondary Schools: A case of Bulilima District, Zimbabwe. Quest Journals: Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science Volume 4 ~ Issue 9 (2016) pp: 49-54
  • Grade retention at primary school: What the teachers in Zimbabwe say. IJSSES International Journal of Social Sciences Educational Studies Vol 3. Issue 3. Article 10. Ijsses.org
  • Comparative Study of Challenges Faced by Block Release and Regular University Students. A Case of One University in Zimbabwe. Solusi Journal
  • Exegesis of Paul’s Writings: A Literal and Pragmatic Approach to Philippians 3:12-14. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 22, Issue 7, Ver. 4 (July. 2017) PP 29-34 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. www.iosrjournals.org
  • Views of Parents on Instructional Homework at Elementary School Level, Bulilima District, Zimbabwe. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education (JRIIE) Vol. 1(3) pp. 26 38, June 2017. http://jriie.com/index.php/JRIIE/index Online ISSN: 2520 -7504
  • University Quality Assurance in Zimbabwe: A Case of Solusi University volume 4 issue 1 article 12 http://ijsses.org/index.php/volume-4-issue-1-article-12/
  • Curbing Examination Malpractice in Africa: A Content Analysis http://jriie.com/index.php/JRIIE/article/view/29/13
  • Teaching aids in English language teaching in Zimbabwe: The case of Gwanda District. International Forum. Vol. 20, No. 2, December 2017, pp. 75-89. http://ojs.aiias.edu/
  • Assessment of Teacher Education Curriculum in Kenya: Transforming for the Future. Baraton Interdisciplinary Research Journal (2017), 7(Special Issue), pp 1-9. http://ueab.ac.ke/BIRJ/birj-2017-vol-7/
  • Programme Improvement: Analysis of Internship Assessment in the Languages and Communication Department at One university in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies. volume 4 issue 4 content. http://ijsses.org/index.php/volume-4-issue-4-content/
  • English Teachers Preparedness in the Implementation of Performance Lag Address Programme (PLAP) at Secondary School Level in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies http://ijsses.org/index.php/volume-4-issue-5-content/
  • Factors Influencing Effective English-teacher Composition Feedback Practices in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Vol.2, Iss.3, 2018 (pp. 1-9) Website: www.jriie.com ISSN 2520-7504 (Online)
  • Students’ Riposte to English teachers’ corrective feedback in composition writing in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Progressive Research in Education Vol 2, No 1 (2018) https://www.scischolars.com/journals/index.php/ijpre/
  • Corrective Feedback that “O” Level Students get from their English Composition Teachers in Bulawayo: A Qualitative Approach. International Journal of Social Sciences and Educational Studies. http://ijsses.org/index.php/volume-5-issue-3-content/  
  • Analysis of teacher-written corrective feedback in Second Language writing pedagogy in secondary schools, Bulilima, Zimbabwe Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science. http://www.journaljesbs.com/index.php/JESBS/article/view/30150/56569  

Papers Presented and Published

 International Research Presentations

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