Publications for Prof. SIACIWENA, Richard M. C.

    Position: Associate Professor of Distance Education, Department of Adult Education

    B.A. with Ed. (UNZA), Dip.Ed., M.A (London), PhD (Wales).

    Specialization: Distance Education and Adult Education

    Research Interest: Access to and applications of ICT in learning and training under open distance learning.


    A. Books/ Monographs

    1. Siaciwena, R. (2015). Management Module 1: Quality Assurance and Governance, African University, Nairobi, Kenya under the Open, distance and eLearning Professional Development Project.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (Ed) (2000). Case Studies of Non-Formal Education by Distance and Open Learning. Vancouver: The Commonwealth of Learning and the Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom

    B. Chapters in Books

    1. Siaciwena, R. (2008). “Distance education/learning” In: McCulloch, G and Crook, D (Eds) The International Encyclopedia of Education. Oxon: ISBN10:0-415-27747-7 (hbk).
    1. Siaciwena, R, Meyns, T and Swazi, H (2007). “Organization and Management of a Decentralized Distance Teacher Education Programme”. In:  Lakshmi, T. K. S, Rama, K and Hendrikz, J (Eds). An Anthology of “Best Practices” in Teacher Education. Bangalore: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning, pp 121 – 127.
    2. Siaciwena, R. (1994). “Zambian Open Secondary Classes” In: Mukhopadhyay, M. and Phillips, S. (Eds) Open Schooling: Selected Experiences. Vancouver: The Commonwealth of Learning.  (ISBN 1-895369-45-2).
    1. Siaciwena, R and O’Rourke, J. (2000) “Basic Education Curriculum: contexts and contests”  In: Yates, C. and Bradley, J. Basic Education Through Distance Education.. London:  Routledge pp 65-86 (ISBN 0-415-23774-
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1990). “The role of Distance Teaching in National Development”. In: Osei-Hwedie, K and Ndulo, M (Eds) The Development Puzzle: Some insights from Africa.  (ISBN 1-55618-084-5).
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1990). “Issues in the Development of Course Materials at the University of Zambia”.  In Croft, M. and others (Eds) Distance Education: Development and Access. Caracas: International Council for Distance Education.  (ISBN 980-6254-03-1)
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1988). “Distance Education and National Development:  The Zambian Case”.  In: Sewart, D. and Daniel, J.S. (Eds) Developing Distance Education.  Oslo: International Council for Distance Education.  (ISBN 82-508-1011-2).
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1984). “Counselling and Support Services for Distance Learners at the University of Zambia”. In Sewart, D. and Tait, A. (Eds).  International Workshop on Counselling in Distance Education.  Selected Papers.  Manchester:  The Open University, North West Region.

    C. Journal Articles

    1. Aderinoye, R, Siaciwena, R, and Wright, C.R. (2009). “A Snapshot of Distance Education in Africa” The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, Vol. 10, No 4.
    1. Siaciwena, R and Lubinda, F (2008). “The Role of Open and Distance Learning in the Implementation of the Right to Education in Zambia” International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, Vol. 9, No 1.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1997). “Organizational changes at the University of Zambia”. Open Learning (U.K.) Vol. 12, No.3.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1996). “The Management of Student Support Services in a Dual-Mode University”, Open Praxis Vol.2.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1990). “Lecturers’ and Students’ Perceptions of the Role and Value of the Residential School”.  Distance Education, (Australia).  11, No.1.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1990). “An Evaluation of Student Support Services at the University of Zambia”. Open Learning, (U.K.). 5, No.2.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1990). “Distance Teaching and Higher Education in Zambia”, Educational Media International, (Europe). 27, No.2
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1989). “Distance students’ reactions to study materials at the University of Zambia”.   Epistolodidaktika, (U.K./Europe), 1989/2
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1989). “Staff attitudes towards distance teaching at the University of Zambia”. Journal of Distance Education, (Canada). IV, No. 2.
    1. Siaciwena, R (1989). “An Evaluation of Tutor Marked Assignments at the University of Zambia”. Research in Distance Education, (Canada).  1, No. 3.
    1. Siaciwena, R (1988). “The External Degree Programme at the University of Zambia”. Prospects, (UNESCO).  XVIII, No. 2.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1985). “Correspondence Study as an alternative route to formal education: the Zambian Experience”. ICDE Bulletin, (International Council for Distance Education). Vol. 7, January, 1985.
    1. (1984). “The Role of Distance Teaching in improving the quality of Instruction in Zambian Schools”.  Zambia Educational Review.  Vol. 5, No. 2.
    1. Siaciwena, R. “Introducing Radio broadcasts to support correspondence courses at the University of Zambia: Initial observations” .  ICDE Bulletin, (International Council for Distance Education).  4.
    1. Siaciwena, R (1983). “Continuing Education in Zambia”.  Media in Education and Development (U.K.). Vol. 16, No. 4.
    1. Siaciwena, R (1983). “Problems of Managing an External Degree Programme”.  Journal of Adult Education, (Zambia).  2, No. 1.
    1. Siaciwena, R. (1981). (“Secondary education by correspondence in Zambia:  The Role of the National Correspondence College”.  Zambia Educational Review.  3, No. 1.

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