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Dr. ATTWELL MAMVUTO

Qualifications:

PhD; M.ED; B.ED; Cert. Ed (UZ)

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Research Interests:

Art pedagogy, assessment in art, the art curriculum, art and culture.


Faculty: Education
Department: Art, Design and Technology
Research Category: Education
Biography:

A senior lecturer (Art and Design Education) in the Department of Art Design and Technology at the University of Zimbabwe. He has published on both art and design education and teacher education in journals such as Arts Education Policy Review, International Journal of Art and Design Education, Studies in Art Education and recently in The International Encyclopaedia of Art and Design Education


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Phone: Mobile: +263 772 350 792 Whatsapp: +263771055433
Publications:

Musoni, P., Mamvuto, A. & Machingura, F. (2020). Traditional African religious artefacts in the Johane Masowe Chishanu yeNyenyedzi Church in Zimbabwe: Interpreting the visual narratives. Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 46(1), 1-17.

Mamvuto, A. & Mannathoko, M. (2019). African art and design curriculum: In R. Hickman (General Editor), J. Baldacchino, K. Freedman, E. Hall & N. Meager (Volume Editors) International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education, Curriculum. (pp. 577-587). Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Mamvuto, A. (2019). Visual arts and art education in Zimbabwe since the 1999 Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Education and Training (CIET). Teaching Artist Journal, 17 (1-2): 34-44.

Mamvuto, A. (2019). Interfacing contemporary art and art education in sub-Saharan Africa. In R. Hickman (General Editor), J. Baldacchino, K. Freedman, E. Hall & N. Meager (Volume Editors) .International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education, Histories and Philosophies. (pp. 205-217). Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Mannathoko, M. & Mamvuto, A. (2019). Assessment in art and design education. An analysis of practices in Botswana primary schools. In R. Hickman (General Editor), J. Baldacchino, K. Freedman, E. Hall & N. Meager (Volume Editors). International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education, Pedagogy. (pp. 1233-1249). Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Mannathoko, M. & Mamvuto, A. (2018). Teaching the arts in the primary school curriculum. What strategies imbue the integrative arts subjects? Studies in Art Education. 59(2) 145-158.

Mannathoko, M. & Mamvuto, A. (2018). Drawing and the aesthetisation of the human figure by the Botswana children aged four to ten years: Implications for pedagogy. International Journal of Art and Design Education. 38(2), 376-386.

Mannathoko, M. & Mamvuto, A. (2018). Learner involvement in art and design education assessment: The missing matrix in Botswana primary schools. Arts Education Policy Review, 119:3, 172-184.


Khudu-Petersen, K. & Mamvuto, A. (2016). Second chance education in Botswana: Implementing a holistic approach based on the botho philosophy to empower marginalised youth in the Kweneng District, Alternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples. 12(1): 57-70.

Kangai, P. & Mamvuto, A. (2012) Picturing the curriculum: Decoding the socio-cultural messages in children’s unsolicited representations. Zimbabwe Journal of Technological Sciences. 2 (1): 121-138.

Kangai, P. & Mamvuto, A. (2011) Emerging perspectives in teaching practice external examining in the University of Zimbabwe scheme of association. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research 23 (2): 84-101.

Oyedele, V.; Mamvuto, A. & Nhiwatiwa, L. (2010) Teachers’ perceptions on the effectiveness of women leadership in Mutare District schools. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 22 (2): 170-180.

Mamvuto, A. & Kangai, P. (2009) Michael Polanyi’s theory of cognition: Its critique and implications for art education. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 21 (2): 142-155.

Mavhunga, P.J; Mavundutse, O. & Mamvuto, A. (2008). Professional studies: The Zimbabwe teacher education curriculum bearer? Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, 15(1): 93-109.

Mamvuto, A. (2006) Deconstructing visual imagery by the mentally retarded: Implications for methodology theory. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 18(1): 50 – 89.

Mamvuto, A. (2006). A case study of multiculturalism and diversity in art and design teaching and learning in selected secondary schools in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, 13(2): 39-61.
Mamvuto, A. (2004) Developing critical and reflective thinking in art and design studio practice through formative portfolio management: An analysis of pre-service art and design secondary school teachers. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 16 (1): 29 - 52.

Mamvuto, A. (2002). Involving students in the evaluation process of their own creative art studio productions through mutual evaluation. Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, 11(2): 1-14.

Mamvuto, A.; Gatsi, R, & Tafirenyika, J. (2017). ECD A Visual and Performing Arts. Harare: Zimbabwe Publishing House ISBN 9781779013903

Mamvuto, A.; Gatsi, R, & Tafirenyika, J. (2017). ECD B Visual and Performing Arts. Harare: Zimbabwe Publishing House ISBN 9781779013811

Gwaronda, G.; Mamvuto, A.; Gatsi, R. & Tafirenyika, J. (2017). ECD A Physical Education and Mass Displays Time: Harare: Zimbabwe Publishing House. ISBN 9781779012685
Gwaronda, G.; Mamvuto, A.; Gatsi, R. & Tafirenyika, J. (2017). ECD B Physical Education and Mass Displays Time: Harare: Zimbabwe Publishing House. ISBN

Mamvuto, A. (2017). Introduction to Art and Design In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Professional Studies Syllabus B. (pp.1-31). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.

Mamvuto, A. (2017). Art Curriculum Models and Design Education In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Professional Studies Syllabus B. (pp. 59-88). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.

Mamvuto, A. (2017). Introduction to the Art Studio. In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Academic Study. (pp.1-43). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.
Mamvuto, A. (2017). Palaeolithic to Contemporary African Art In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Academic Study (pp. 44-78). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.

Mamvuto, A. (2017). From Renaissance to Modernism In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Academic Study (pp. 116-145). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.

Mamvuto, A. & Kangai, P. (2017). Art and Design Education in Pre and Post-Independence Zimbabwe. In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Professional Studies Syllabus B (pp. 236-264). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.

Kangai, P. & Mamvuto, A. (2017). Art and Design in Zimbabwe: A General History In A. Mamvuto; P. Kangai; D. Maushe & S. Imbayago (eds.). Art and Design Education: Academic Study (pp. 79-115). Harare, University of Zimbabwe.

Mamvuto, A. (2013). Knowledge Construction through Action Research In T. Mukabeta; S. Hamandishe & C. Nzombe (eds.). Action Research: Some Practical Ideas for Educational Practice (pp. 25-29). Harare, Save the Children. ISBN: 978-0-7974-5531-3.

Mamvuto, A. & Zireva, D. (2013). Writing an Action Research Report In T. Mukabeta; S. Hamandishe & C. Nzombe (eds.). Action Research: Some Practical Ideas for Educational Practice (pp. 45-49). Harare, Save the Children. ISBN: 978-0-7974-5531-3.

Mamvuto, A. & Matiure, S. (2013). Ethnography: A Hermeneutic Approach to the Arts In T. Mukabeta; S. Hamandishe & C. Nzombe (eds.). Action Research: Some Practical Ideas for Educational Practice (pp. 54-57). Harare, Save the Children. ISBN: 978-0-7974-5531-3.

Gatsi, R.; Mamvuto, A. & Tafirenyika, J. (2012). ECD Time: Expressive Arts, Teacher’s Resource Book. ZPH Publishers, Harare. ISBN 978 0 7974 5093 6.

Gatsi, R.; Mamvuto, A. & Tafirenyika, J. (2012). ECD Time: Expressive Arts, Children’s Book. ZPH Publishers, Harare. ISBN 978 0 7974 4775 2.

Gatsi, R.; Mamvuto, A. & Tafirenyika, J. (2012). ECD Time: Expressive Arts, Workbook. ZPH Publishers, Harare. ISBN 978 0 7974 5092 9.

Mamvuto, A. (2012) Academic Examining in the University of Zimbabwe Scheme of Association. In A. Mamvuto, P. Kangai, B.R.S. Chivore and F. Zindi (Eds) Excellence in Teacher Education: The Zimbabwe Experience (pp. 46-62). Harare. University of Zimbabwe Publications.

Gatsi, R. & Mamvuto, A. (2011). Expressive Arts in Early Childhood Development (0-8 Years), Module BECD. Harare, Zimbabwe Open University Publication.

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