August 2017

Department of Music Education Holds Retreat to Appraise its Activities

The Department of Music Education has organised a 3-day retreat for all teaching staff of the department. The retreat which was scheduled from 16th August, 2017 to 19th August, 2017 at Birdrock hotel in the Central Region was meant to develop and review the undergraduate programme, ensure staff development and faction out ways of expanding post-graduate programmes and also review existing ones.

UEW Staff re-elected to the International Board of Amnesty International

Dr. Vincent Adzahlie-Mensah was re-elected at the 33rd International Council Meeting (ICM) to serve as a member of the International Board of Amnesty International from August 2017 until 2021. 

The ICM was attended by representatives from over 70 countries in the world. The election was held at the Marriot Rome Park Hotel, Italy on the 14 of August, 2017.

Vincent was previously elected to the Board in August 2013 and remained there until his re-election. Congratulations! Go and make UEW, Ghana and indeed the World Proud!

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER / DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Course description

The course will focus on methods of solving homogeneous and non-homogeneous recurrence relations using generating functions and characteristic equations: digraphs to analyze computer algorithms: graph theory and its ramifications to computer algorithms.

The course cover functions, relations, set theory, and graph theory and their applications in computer science: switching circuits, Boolean algebra, and Karnaugh maps.

VISUAL LITERACY IN EDUCATION

Course description

Visual literacy is defined as the ability to understand and use images, including the ability to think, learn, and express oneself in terms of images. The course will improve students’ visual literacy knowledge. Students will use image manipulation software (Adobe Photoshop) to apply the skills they will learn in the course on selected group projects. This course focuses on using critical thinking skills to interpret the material. This course requires that students actively engage and construct the material.

INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING (OOP)

Course description

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of programming from an object-oriented perspective. The course emphasizes modern software engineering and design principles and developing fundamental programming skills in the context of a language that supports the object-oriented paradigm. Various OOP languages will be explored and used to create real-life applications for instructional and/or learning purposes.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION

Course description

Mobile and web 2.0/3.0 technologies are the latest instructional tools for 21st Century learners. Many institutions in the developed parts of the world have already begun migrating from electronic learning (e-learning) to mobile learning (m-learning). E-learning involves the use of electronic services such as those provided by the Internets, computers and allied technologies.