Jared Keengwe

Jared KeengweJared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor at the University of North Dakota (UND) and currently serves as the coordinator of the Elementary Education program. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published several books and over 100 publications in journals and conference proceedings. His research interests focus on digital technology integration and learner-centered pedagogy in teacher education. His work was honored with the UND Foundation/McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was a recipient of the North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of significant contributions in teaching, research, and service. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was one of the 10 recipients selected to receive the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Teacher Education Travel Award. More recently, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the 2017 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.

Publications

Handbook of Research on Innovations in Non-Traditional Educational Practices
Jared Keengwe. © 2021. 400 pages.
While many school districts and institutions of higher education still cling to the traditional agrarian school year with a factory model delivery of education and Carnegie units...
Bridging Family-Teacher Relationships for ELL and Immigrant Students
Grace Onchwari, Jared Keengwe. © 2021. 400 pages.
Recent research suggests that good relationships between parents and their children’s providers or teachers could lead to positive outcomes for children and families. Positive...
Handbook of Research on Equity in Computer Science in P-16 Education
Jared Keengwe, Yune Tran. © 2021. 430 pages.
The growing trend for high-quality computer science in school curricula has drawn recent attention in classrooms. With an increasingly information-based and global society...
Examining the Career Development Practices and Experiences of Immigrants
Jared Keengwe, Kenneth Kungu. © 2021. 440 pages.
There has been a marked increase in the number of immigrants worldwide. However, there is still limited research on immigrant experiences at work, especially the challenges and...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Pedagogies and Best Practices in Teacher Education
Jared Keengwe. © 2020. 422 pages.
Educators and those who prepare teachers are facing increased scrutiny on their practice that include pressures to demonstrate their effectiveness, meet the needs of changing...
Handbook of Research on Literacy and Digital Technology Integration in Teacher Education
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2020. 442 pages.
With widespread testing and standards-driven curriculum and accountability pressure in public schools, teachers are expected to be highly skilled practitioners. There is a...
Handbook of Research on Online Pedagogical Models for Mathematics Teacher Education
Patrick Wachira, Jared Keengwe. © 2020. 325 pages.
Online learning has become an important vehicle for teacher and student learning. When well designed, online environments can be very powerful in a way that is consistent with...
Handbook of Research on Integrating Computer Science and Computational Thinking in K-12 Education
Jared Keengwe, Patrick Wachira. © 2020. 385 pages.
As technology continues to develop and prove its importance in modern society, certain professions are acclimating. Aspects such as computer science and computational thinking...
Handbook of Research on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education
Jared Keengwe. © 2020. 380 pages.
There is growing pressure on teachers and faculty to understand and adopt best practices to work with diverse races, cultures, and languages in modern classrooms. Establishing...
Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education
Jared Keengwe. © 2019. 437 pages.
Online and blended courses are becoming increasingly prevalent in higher education settings, and the pressures to incorporate these environments highlights the increased demand...
Handbook of Research on Virtual Training and Mentoring of Online Instructors
Jared Keengwe. © 2019. 511 pages.
To meet the dynamic academic demands of twenty-first century digital learners, many institutions of higher learning are offering more online classes than ever before that are...
Handbook of Research on Promoting Higher-Order Skills and Global Competencies in Life and Work
Jared Keengwe, Robert Byamukama. © 2019. 418 pages.
Global awareness and competency has become an essential part of higher education and professional development. Expanding beyond the traditional ideas of learning and education...
Handbook of Research on Engaging Immigrant Families and Promoting Academic Success for English Language Learners
Grace Onchwari, Jared Keengwe. © 2019. 480 pages.
In the past few years, there has been an influx of immigrant children into the school system, many with a limited understanding of English. Successfully teaching these students...
Handbook of Research on Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education
Jared Keengwe, Kenneth Kungu. © 2019. 503 pages.
Online learning has been touted as one way of reducing the cost of higher education while simultaneously addressing the increasing demand for educational opportunity and...
Handbook of Research on Assessment Practices and Pedagogical Models for Immigrant Students
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2019. 454 pages.
Standardized tests have been selected as a key assessment factor in expanding the academic achievement of the national student population. However, these tests position immigrant...
Handbook of Research on Innovative Digital Practices to Engage Learners
Prince Hycy Bull, Jared Keengwe. © 2019. 468 pages.
Digital integration is the driving force of teaching and learning at all levels of education. As more non-traditional students seek credentialing, certification, and degrees...
Handbook of Research on Digital Content, Mobile Learning, and Technology Integration Models in Teacher Education
Jared Keengwe. © 2018. 474 pages.
While many facets of our lives are rapidly becoming more digital, educational institutions are now faced with the task of finding new and innovative ways to incorporate...
Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Models for Next-Generation Teaching and Learning
Jared Keengwe. © 2018. 454 pages.
Every generation of students comes to the classroom with different needs than that of their predecessors. Implementing new methods and styles of teaching to meet these diverse...
Handbook of Research on Mobile Technology, Constructivism, and Meaningful Learning
Jared Keengwe. © 2018. 454 pages.
Advancements in technology in modern societies have resulted in an abundance of new educational tools and aids. Analyzing the effects of different mobile educational applications...
Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners
Grace Onchwari, Jared Keengwe. © 2018. 491 pages.
In the schools of today, English learners are the fastest-growing segment of the student population. As such, it is increasingly imperative to educate these students properly...
Handbook of Research on Learner-Centered Pedagogy in Teacher Education and Professional Development
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2017. 451 pages.
Education in the 21st century is shifting focus from accessing and sharing information to designing active and collaborative learning environments which foster student engagement...
Handbook of Research on Promoting Cross-Cultural Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education
Jared Keengwe. © 2017. 470 pages.
Without proper training on the intricacies of race and culture, pre-service and in-service teachers may unwittingly continue outdated and ineffective pedagogies. As the...
Handbook of Research on Transformative Digital Content and Learning Technologies
Jared Keengwe, Prince Hycy Bull. © 2017. 453 pages.
Technology is constantly evolving and can now aid society with the quest for knowledge in education systems. It is important to integrate the most recent technological advances...
Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age
Melda N. Yildiz, Jared Keengwe. © 2016. 532 pages.
With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media literacy...
Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2016. 450 pages.
The notion of a flipped classroom draws on such concepts as active learning, student engagement, hybrid course design, and course podcasting. The value of a flipped class is in...
Handbook of Research on Global Issues in Next-Generation Teacher Education
Jared Keengwe, Justus G. Mbae, Grace Onchwari. © 2016. 418 pages.
There is no question that all aspects of modern life have been imbued with technology. In education, students are becoming increasingly savvy in their use of the myriad...
Models for Improving and Optimizing Online and Blended Learning in Higher Education
Jared Keengwe, Joachim Jack Agamba. © 2015. 356 pages.
As classrooms fill with a generation of learners seeking to interact with their course materials in an increasingly experiential way, the demand for instructional technology as a...
Advancing Higher Education with Mobile Learning Technologies: Cases, Trends, and Inquiry-Based Methods
Jared Keengwe, Marian B. Maxfield. © 2015. 364 pages.
Rapid advancements in technology are creating new opportunities for educators to enhance their classroom techniques with digital learning resources. Once used solely outside of...
Promoting Active Learning through the Integration of Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies
Jared Keengwe. © 2015. 331 pages.
Once considered disruptive to learning, technology has increasingly become an integrated and valued part of the modern classroom. In particular, mobile technologies provide the...
Promoting Global Literacy Skills through Technology-Infused Teaching and Learning
Jared Keengwe, Justus G. Mbae, Simon K. Ngigi. © 2015. 325 pages.
The increasing internationalization of today’s classrooms calls for learning institutions to prepare students for success in an interdependent and technologically-advanced world....
Handbook of Research on Educational Technology Integration and Active Learning
Jared Keengwe. © 2015. 470 pages.
As today’s teachers prepare to instruct a new generation of students, the question is no longer whether technology should be integrated into the classroom, but only “how?” Forced...
Literacy Enrichment and Technology Integration in Pre-Service Teacher Education
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari, Darrell Hucks. © 2014. 335 pages.
With the emergence of innovative technologies, the digital nature of learning environments has changed the face of education. The integration of these technologies into classroom...
Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2014. 359 pages.
As the American immigrant population continues to expand, immigrant children and children of immigrants are entering the public school system. To be most effective, new teaching...
Promoting Active Learning through the Flipped Classroom Model
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari, James N. Oigara. © 2014. 355 pages.
With the integration of technology into education systems, our society has begun to embrace the new approaches we have taken towards transforming traditional learning...
Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education and Corporate Training
Jared Keengwe, Gary Schnellert, Kenneth Kungu. © 2014. 337 pages.
The rapid growth in online and virtual learning opportunities has created culturally diverse university classes and corporate training sessions. Instruction for these learning...
Developing ITV Best Teaching Practices and Effective Professional Development Programs
Jared Keengwe, Leslie Ann Bieber, Gary Schnellert. © 2014. 12 pages.
The purpose of this study is to explore the characteristics of an effective State Interactive Video (ITV) program relating to teacher qualifications and strategies, student...
Virtual Mentoring for Teachers: Online Professional Development Practices
Jared Keengwe, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2013. 383 pages.
A major investment in professional development is necessary to ensure the fundamental success of instructors in technology-integrated classrooms and in online courses. However...
Pre-Service Teachers and Technology Integration with Smart Boards
James N. Oigara, Jared Keengwe. © 2013. 9 pages.
This study explores pre-service teachers’ experiences integrating SMART Board technology into their teaching practice. The results suggest that pre-service teachers found the...
Faculty-Faculty Interactions in Online Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Jared Keengwe. © 2013. 9 pages.
Past research has shown that peer support helps improve faculty activities such as research, teaching, and technology competencies. Using a mixed research method design, this...
Fostering Meaningful Student Learning Through Constructivist Pedagogy and Technology Integration
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2013. 11 pages.
While national statistics cite a remarkable improvement in technology tools and access to the Internet in most schools across the nation, many teachers are not integrating these...
Technological Strategic Planning and Globalization in Higher Education
Plamen Miltenoff, Jared Keengwe, Gary Schnellert. © 2013. 11 pages.
The purpose of this study is to analyze the perceptions of students and faculty members regarding educational use of communication technologies in two different countries with...
Pedagogical Applications and Social Effects of Mobile Technology Integration
Jared Keengwe. © 2013. 349 pages.
With the rapid development of emerging technology tools, the digital nature of learning environments continues to change traditional forms of education. Therefore, knowledge of...
Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration
Jared Keengwe. © 2013. 378 pages.
With advancements in technology continuing to influence all areas of society, students in current classrooms have a different understanding and perspective of learning than the...
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development
Jared Keengwe. 2013.
As world economies continue to shift and change in response to global financial situations, job markets have begun to demand a more highly-skilled workforce. In many industries a...
Supporting Digital Natives to Learn Effectively with Technology Tools
Jared Keengwe, David Georgina. © 2013. 9 pages.
Majority of learners in our classrooms are digital natives or Millennials – a category of learners who tend toward independence and autonomy in their learning styles. The primary...
Technology Evaluation Tools and Teacher Performance in Public Schools
Pauline Stonehouse, Jared Keengwe. © 2013. 10 pages.
The purpose of this study was, (a) to describe the introduction of MVAL software and Charlotte Danielson Rubrics (CDR) as teacher evaluation tools; (b) to compare the process and...
Computer-Assisted Instruction: A Case Study of Two Charter Schools
Jared Keengwe, Farhan Hussein. © 2013. 10 pages.
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship in achievement gap between English language learners (ELLs) utilizing computer-assisted instruction (CAI) in the...
Teachers and Technology: Enhancing Technology Competencies for Preservice Teachers
Joseph Blankson, Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 10 pages.
In addition to possessing content knowledge required to teach students, today’s teachers must be well equipped with appropriate technology skills and tools to guide and support...
Technology and Teacher Education: Student Evaluation of Faculty Instructional Quality
Albert Akyeampong, Teresa Franklin, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 10 pages.
This study explored one primary question: To what extent do student perceptions of various forms of instructional technology tools predict instructional quality? Participants for...
Faculty Training Strategies to Enhance Pedagogy-Technology Integration
Jared Keengwe, David Georgina, Patrick Wachira. © 2012. 11 pages.
One of the unprecedented benefits of campus-wide distance learning strategies has been the incorporation of more technology-based pedagogy into traditional classrooms, thus...
Technology Integration and Urban Schools: Implications for Instructional Practices
Terry T. Kidd, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 13 pages.
With the call for educational reform in American public schools, various school districts have embarked on the process of reforming classroom instructional practices through...
Technology Integration Curriculum Framework for Effective Program Evaluation
Biljana Belamaric Wilsey, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 11 pages.
This article explores whether and to what extent a doctoral program in Instructional Technology in the College of Education at a public Midwestern university reflects technology...
Using Instructional Technology Tools to Teach Informational Texts in Thailand
Jared Keengwe, Moussa Traore, Gary Schnellert. © 2012. 9 pages.
This article examines the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL) to medical personnel (nurses and doctors) in a hospital in Northern Thailand. The study shows that using...
Using Blogs as a Technology Tool to Promote Teaching Goals in Education
Pauline Stonehouse, Jared Keengwe, Cynthia Shabb. © 2012. 9 pages.
This qualitative study explored graduate students’ use of blogs to support the achievement of teaching and learning goals. Blog postings and comments were analyzed and coded with...
Student and Instructor Satisfaction with E-learning Tools in Online Learning Environments
Jared Keengwe, Watsatree Diteeyont, Assion Lawson-Body. © 2012. 11 pages.
This study utilized Expectancy Confirmation Theory (ECT) and Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) to examine satisfaction of students and instructors toward online learning tools...
Course Management Systems Integration into Course Instruction
Jared Keengwe, Joachim Jack Agamba. © 2012. 9 pages.
The emergence of e-learning tools such as Course Management Systems (CMS) offer instructors a practical means to transition from face-to-face to blended delivery modalities that...
Blended Learning in Teacher Preparation Programs: A Literature Review
Jared Keengwe, Jung-Jin Kang. © 2012. 13 pages.
This paper reviews relevant literature on the concept and design of blended learning in Teacher Preparation Programs (TPPs). First, the authors define blended learning in this...
Pre-Service Teachers’ Perceptions of Information Assurance and Cyber Security
Joachim Jack Agamba, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 8 pages.
This study was designed to compare pre-service teachers’ attitudes to those of general computer end-users on taking proactive measures to prevent cyber crime. Nineteen...
Microbursts: A Design Format for Mobile Cloud Computing
Susan Elwood, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 9 pages.
The authors examine the Microburst Framework and the literature on Cloud and Mobile Computing with a focus on the educators’ thinking processes and the power of the...
Fostering Interaction to Enhance Learning in Online Learning Environments
Jared Keengwe, Gary Schnellert. © 2012. 8 pages.
Interaction is central to educational experiences in online learning environments. Interaction enhances learning by fostering three types of learning interaction...
Digital Technology Integration in American Public Schools
Gary Schnellert, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 9 pages.
This paper explores the literature review on 1:1 laptop initiatives in America’s digital schools and school district efforts to integrate technology into classroom instruction to...
Online Graduate Students’ Perceptions of Face-to-Face Classroom Instruction
Jared Keengwe, Biljana Belamaric Wilsey. © 2012. 10 pages.
This article reports online graduate students’ perceptions of face-to-face classroom instruction in a doctoral program at a large public university in the eastern United States....
Developing ITV Best Teaching Practices and Effective Professional Development Programs
Jared Keengwe, Leslie Ann Bieber, Gary Schnellert. © 2012. 13 pages.
The purpose of this study is to explore the characteristics of an effective State Interactive Video (ITV) program relating to teacher qualifications and strategies, student...
Faculty-Faculty Interactions in Online Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Jared Keengwe. © 2011. 9 pages.
Past research has shown that peer support helps improve faculty activities such as research, teaching, and technology competencies. Using a mixed research method design, this...
Technological Strategic Planning and Globalization in Higher Education
Plamen Miltenoff, Jared Keengwe, Gary Schnellert. © 2011. 11 pages.
The purpose of this study is to analyze the perceptions of students and faculty members regarding educational use of communication technologies in two different countries with...
Fostering Meaningful Student Learning Through Constructivist Pedagogy and Technology Integration
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2011. 10 pages.
While national statistics cite a remarkable improvement in technology tools and access to the Internet in most schools across the nation, many teachers are not integrating these...
Pre-Service Teachers and Technology Integration with Smart Boards
James N. Oigara, Jared Keengwe. © 2011. 9 pages.
This study explores pre-service teachers’ experiences integrating SMART Board technology into their teaching practice. The results suggest that pre-service teachers found the...
Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes
Terry T. Kidd, Jared Keengwe. © 2010. 293 pages.
As instructors move further into the incorporation of 21st century technologies in adult education, a new paradigm of digitally-enriched mediated learning has emerged. Adult...
Information Literacy in the Digital Age: Implications for Adult Learning
Terry T. Kidd, Jared Keengwe. © 2010. 8 pages.
The current debate within the realm of information sciences focuses on a new threat to society – the threat of an information and technologically illiterate population. This...
Teachers and Technology: Enhancing Technology Competencies for Preservice Teachers
Joseph Blankson, Jared Keengwe, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2010. 10 pages.
In addition to possessing content knowledge required to teach students, today’s teachers must be well equipped with appropriate technology skills and tools to guide and support...
E-Government Service Delivery Performance: An Adaptation of the Balanced Scorecard to the Public Sector
Assion Lawson-Body, Jared Keengwe, Laurence Mukankusi, Abdou Illia, Glenn Miller. © 2010. 18 pages.
E-government service delivery performance has been discussed in literature as a way governments use information technologies (IT) to deliver valuable services to their citizens...
Technology and Teacher Education: Student Evaluation of Faculty Instructional Quality
Albert Akyeampong, Teresa Franklin, Jared Keengwe. © 2010. 10 pages.
This study explored one primary question: To what extent do student perceptions of various forms of instructional technology tools predict instructional quality? Participants for...
Faculty Training Strategies to Enhance Pedagogy-Technology Integration
Jared Keengwe, David Georgina, Patrick Wachira. © 2010. 10 pages.
One of the unprecedented benefits of campus-wide distance learning strategies has been the incorporation of more technology-based pedagogy into traditional classrooms, thus...
Technology Integration and Urban Schools: Implications for Instructional Practices
Terry T. Kidd, Jared Keengwe. © 2010. 13 pages.
With the call for educational reform in American public schools, various school districts have embarked on the process of reforming classroom instructional practices through...
Relationships between Wireless Technology Investment and Organizational Performance
Laurence Mukankusi, Jared Keengwe, Yao Amewokunu, Assion Lawson-Body. © 2009. 9 pages.
Information technology (IT) investments are justified based on average improvement in performance (Peacock & Tanniru, 2005). Firms rely on those investments (Demirhan, Jacob, &...
E-Government Service Delivery Performance: An Adaptation of the Balanced Scorecard to the Public Sector
Aisson Lawson-Body, Jared Keengwe, Laurence Mukankusi, Abdou Illia, Glen Miller. © 2008. 18 pages.
E-government service delivery performance has been discussed in literature as a way governments use information technologies (IT) to deliver valuable services to their citizens...
Constructivism, Technology, and Meaningful Learning
Jared Keengwe, Grace Onchwari. © 2008. 14 pages.
We are moving toward a future in which computing is becoming more ubiquitous and there is evidence that technology is changing the way instructors conduct their instruction. Even...
Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education
Jared Keengwe. 2008.
Early childhood and K-12 education is always evolving as new methods and tools are developed through which to shape the minds of today’s youth. Globally, educational approaches...