Joseph Philipo Telemala

Joseph Telemala has a PhD in computer science from the University of Cape Town. He holds a master's degree in computer science from Mahatma Gandhi University in India and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. He has over ten years of experience working in academia as a tutorial assistant and is now a lecturer in the Department of Informatics and Information Technology at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). His research focuses on information retrieval (IR) and natural language processing, with a focus on Kiswahili. He also works in ICT4D and AI for agriculture, primarily to improve information dissemination and communication between agricultural experts and farmers. His teaching interests include information retrieval, system analysis and design, remote sensing, and geographic information systems (GIS).


Catalysing PBL-Based Jigsaw Model to Transform Challenges Into Opportunities and Problems Into Excellence (COPE) for Enhancement of ICT Competencies
Joseph Philipo Telemala, Camilius A. Sanga. © 2024. 22 pages.
The study explained in this chapter introduced the Jigsaw-PBL teaching method to students and measured their perceptions, satisfactions, and motivations through a survey. The...
Fostering Problem-Based and Challenge-Based Learning Through Students' Engagement in Hackathons: The Case of YEESI Lab at SUA
Joseph Philipo Telemala, Kadeghe Goodluck Fue, Alcardo Alex Barakabitze, Camilius A. Sanga, Glen C. Rains. © 2024. 25 pages.
There has been an ongoing effort to develop creative instructional techniques aimed at improving skills, knowledge, and competency of ICT students in developing nations. To join...
Piloting Crowdsourcing Platform for Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects: Harnessing Massive Open Online Deliberation (MOOD)
Camilius A. Sanga, Neema Nicodemus Lyimo, Kadeghe G. Fue, Joseph Philipo Telemala, Fredy Kilima, Maulilio John Kipanyula. © 2019. 19 pages.
Crowdsourcing can be viewed as a positive catalyst for effective results in many sectors of the economy including business, governance, agriculture, and health to name a few...