Free, Current WYSIWYG Web authoring software alternatives to Publisher 2007, FrontPage, and Dreamweaver for UCE 840/2 Web design in 2018

Free, Current WYSIWYG Web authoring software alternatives to Publisher 2007, FrontPage, and Dreamweaver for UCE 840/2 Web design in 2018

Microsoft Office 2007 suite is now outdated – according to the June 27th 2016 UNEB circular to schools, software versions should not be more than ten (10) years old from the year of the examinations. This means that this year, 2018, schools should be migrating to Office 2010, 2013 or the latest Office 2016. Many […]

How to spot a fake memory card

How to spot a fake memory card

I  receive an overwhelming number of people who come to the technical bench of E-zone Internet Café complaining about their phones misbehaving when they insert a newly acquired memory card. Either the songs skip when playing, the capacity is less than displayed on the packaging or file names appear in strange characters. Worse still some […]

What’s New in Computer Studies for Uganda Sixth Edition (APRIL) 2018 by Mukalele Rogers

What’s New in Computer Studies for Uganda Sixth Edition (APRIL) 2018 by Mukalele Rogers

This years’ edition of Computer Studies for Uganda is out! Some of the updates and changes are outlined below: Revised and expanded chapter on Trends in Computing, now consisting of clear coverage of all the six subtopics (Computer Integrity and Security, Computer Ethics, Computers and Society, Emerging Technologies, Systems Analysis, and Computer professions) as per […]

ICT Trends: What will 2018 hold for global brands and government agencies?

ICT Trends: What will 2018 hold for global brands and government agencies?

 The relentless pace of technology change is impacting consumer expectations at a faster rate than ever, making any prediction challenging. However, it’s possible to outline several broad trends that we can be fairly confident will emerge or accelerate in the coming year. Software defined everything (SDE), the Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) […]

Subsidiary ICT Syllabus Summary and PDF

Subsidiary ICT Syllabus Summary and PDF

The Subsidiary ICT Teaching Syllabus is meant to guide teachers handling Subsidiary ICT at A level. It is designed to achieve the aims of teaching Subsidiary ICT, standardise the teaching of the subject, guide the teachers of Subsidiary ICT and produce students with more skills in ICT who can effectively compete on the global market. […]

ICT in SMEs (S6 term 3 Sub ICT Topic)

ICT in SMEs (S6 term 3 Sub ICT Topic)

Below is a compilation of notes I made recently for this topic which is part of the NCDC Sub ICT syllabus. Members may read through and give some input on how they have been teaching the topic over the years.   Introduction: What are SMEs and how is ICT relevant to SMEs? Small and medium […]

Importance of Computer Aided Learning and Computer Studies In Schools

Importance of Computer Aided Learning and Computer Studies In Schools

Uganda has fully embraced Computer Studies at O’ Level and Subsidiary ICT at A’ level as part of the Secondary Schools curriculum.  Computer studies in schools are important to a well-rounded education in this 21st century. Students are instructed on the basics of computer use. With Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) and Computer Aided Learning (CAL), […]

Ten Challenges Facing Implementation of ICT Education in Ugandan Schools

Ten Challenges Facing Implementation of ICT Education in Ugandan Schools

While ICT continues to advance in Uganda where it has penetrated many sectors including banking, and communications, the Ugandan educational system still to lags behind. Recently, The National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) introduced Subsidiary ICT at A’Level and Computer use in Uganda classrooms is still in its early phases. I have taught computer studies at […]