Dr. Makingu Mondi
Dr. Makingu Mondi
eLEARNING and CREATIVE MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
Dr. Makingu Mondi holds BSc. (Hons) degree in Technology (England, UK), M.A. degree in Communication and PhD degree in Creative Multimedia (Malaysia). Dr. Mondi has vast working experience in media and allied industries. He has worked in England, Kenya and Malaysia, in various departments including: Quality Assurance and Control, Research and Development, Computer studies, Graphic design, and Multimedia production. He is currently spearheading development of Multimedia-based eLearning Resources at Kenyatta University.
Senior Lecturer at Kenyatta University: Subject Matter expert in various areas including: Graduate Research and Writing; Design, Print , Broadcast and and Multimedia production; Applied Media Research; Exploring Mass Media studies; Audio and Video production; Digital photography; Web Design and Creative Multimedia production; Communication theories; Colour theory, formats and media aesthetics; Principles and processes of communication; Curriculum development; Information Communication Technologies.
eLearning specialist: Development and deployment of multimedia-based digital content and eLearning systems
Thesis supervision: Supervised and examined several Postgraduate Theses
Research interests: My research interests include: (a) Creative multimedia, modelling and animation: 2D graphics and 3D modelling; 2D and 3D animation; (b) Audio, Videography and Film technologies; (c) Development of eLearning resources, and other digital content variants; (d) Curriculum development, instruction design, module writing, and Digital Media for Education; (e) Scripting, storyboarding, Multimedia Design, Programming and Authoring; (f) Interface design and interactive media technologies; (g) Fluid and Responsive Web design; and (h) Development and deployment of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) including visualisation, Augmented and Virtual Reality simulations.
- Mondi, M. (2016). A blended learning strategy: Lessons from Digital Literacy Program for Class One in Kenyan education system. Presented at the 3rd International Annual October Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning (2016), of the School of Education, Kenyatta University (6th – 7th, October 2016), at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC), Nairobi, Kenya
- Mondi, M. (2016). Class-one mobile DigiSchool: Pupils’ usability of multimedia-based eLearning resources in Kenyan primary schools. Presented at Africa Virtual University 2016, the 3rd International Conference of AVU on Integrating mobile learning to open up access to quality Education and Training opportunities in Africa (6th – 8th, July 2016), at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
- Mondi, M. (2015). Students’ usability of multimedia-based eLearning resources in Kenyan secondary schools. Presented at e-Learning Africa 2015, the tenth International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training in Africa (20th – 23rd, May 2015), at the African Union’s complex, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Mondi, M. (2014). Pedagogy: Techno-Heutagogy model for eLearning. Presented at e-Learning Africa 2014, the ninth International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training in Africa (28th – 30th, May 2014), at the Speke Resort Munyonyo Conference Centre, Kampala, Uganda.
- Mondi, M. (2012). The power of digital media: Using eLearning resources to transform the teaching-and-learning process. A paper presented at National Forum on Policies Standards and Best Practices for eLearning Systems Development in Kenya; hosted by Kenya Bureau of Standards.
- Mondi, M. (2011). The Pedagogy-Andragogy-Heutagogy Conceptual framework. Presented at e-Learning Africa 2011, the sixth International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training in Africa (28th – 30th, May 2011), Mlimani City, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
- Mondi, M., & Koo, A.C. (2008). e-Learning in secondary-level Malaysian Smart schools. A paper presented at 1st Regional Conference on e-Learning 2008 (18th – 20th, November, 2008), Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Theme: Increased Access to Education, Diversity in Applications and Management Strategies.
- Woods, P. & Mondi, M. (2007). Students’ communication behaviour towards e-learning resources. A keynote paper presented at e-Learning Strategies: Edutainment
International Conference (12th – 17th, March, 2007), Bangkok & Surin Island, Phang-Nga, Thailand.
- Mondi, M., Woods, P. & Wang’ombe, P. (2007). Introduction of e-Learning resources in Malaysian Smart Schools: A blended learning strategy in secondary schools. Presented at e-Learning Africa 2007, the second International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training in Africa (28th – 30th, May 2007), Nairobi, Kenya.
- Woods, P. & Mondi, M. (2006). The Next Generation e-Learning for N-Geners. Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 6(1), pp. 7-11. A keynote paper presented at international ASEAN Seminar on eLearning Seminar (8th - 9th, December, 2005), Sunway Lagoon Resort & Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia.
International Refereed Journals
- Mondi, M., Woods, P., & Rafi, A. (2008). A ‘Uses and Gratification Expectancy Model’ to predict students’ ‘Perceived e-Learning Experience’. Educational Technology & Society, 11 (2), 241-261. Retrieved January 30, 2014 from http://www.ifets.info/journals/11_2/18.pdf
- Mondi, M., Woods, P., &. Rafi, A. (2007). Students’ ‘Uses and Gratification Expectancy’ conceptual framework for e-learning resources. Asia Pacific Education Review (APER), 8(3), 435-449.