Dr. Conilius Jaison Chagwiza

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Education in Mathematics Education UKZN (2020)
  • Master of Science Education (Mathematics) – Bindura University of Science Education (2008)
  • BEd. Mathematics – Solusi University (2003)
  • Certificate in Education (CE) Gweru Teacher’s College [GTC] – University of Zimbabwe (1990)

Cell: +263 772 996 601
Email: cchagwiza2@gmail.com
Physical address: number 14 Claverhill Bindura.
Office No.: G06

Work Experience

  • 01 October 2008 – Present: Lecturer Bindura University of science Education-Zimbabwe
  • 14 April – 30 September 2008: Teaching Assistance Physics and Mathematics Department (BUSE)
  • 01 January 1991 – 2006: Mathematics Secondary School Teacher – Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education
Research Areas
  • Mathematics Education
  • Pedagogical Content Knowledge. (PCK)


PUBLICATIONS

  1. Benjamin Tatira (Corresponding author) Lillias Hamufari Natsai Mutambara Conilius J. Chagwiza &Lovemore J. Nyaumwe (2011). Computerized Summative Assessment of Multiple-choice Questions: Exploring Possibilities with the Zimbabwe School Examination Council Grade 7 Assessments. Journal Computer and Information Science. 4(6)
  2. Chinyoka Mirirai, Mutambara Lillias H. N* & Chagwiza C.J (2012). Teaching fractions at ordinary level: A case study of mathematics secondary school teachers in Zimbabwe.  Educational Research and Review 7(4), 90-101.
  3. Tatira, B.,  Mutambara, L.H.N., & Chagwiza,C. J., (2012).The Balobedu Cultural Activities and Plays Pertinent to Primary School Mathematics Learning. International Educational Studies. 5(1), 78-85.
  4. Magodora,M., Mapuwei, T.W., Masanganise,J., Basira,K., & Chagwiza,C.J., (2012). Variational Methods in a Thin Shell Problem. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064
  5. Dzomba P.*, Togarepi E.1, Musekiwa C. & Chagwiza C. J. (2012). Improving oxidative stability of soya and sunflower oil using Temnocalyx obovatus extracts.  African Journal of Biotechnology 11(50), 11099-11103.
  6. Chagwiza, C. J., Mutambara, L.H.N., Tatira, B.& Nyaumwe, L. J. (1013). An Analysis of Attitudes and Mathematics Achievement of ‘O’ Level Pupils: Insight from Some Bindura Urban Secondary Schools. International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development 2 (2), 2226-6348
  7. Pagana J, Nyikahadzoyi M, Mutambara L.H.N,& Chagwiza C* (2015). THE nature of the gap between the intended and the implemented ordinary level mathematics curriculum: a case study of Mashonaland central district. Journal of Educational Studies. 14-21.
  8. Magodora,M., Mapuwei,T.W.,  Basira,K., Chagwiza,C.J.,  Masanganise,J. &  Mutangi,K. (2016). Investigating the Adoption and Integration of ICT in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. International Journal of Emerging Trends in Science and Technology. 03(09), 4524-4537
  9. Mutambara L.H.N.,Tendere, J.,  Chagwiza, C. J. 1 (2019)  Exploring the Conceptual Understanding of the Quadratic Function Concept in Techers’ Colleges in Zimbabwe EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2020, 16(2), em1817 ISSN:1305-8223 https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/112617.
  10. Chagwiza, C. J., Maharaj, A., & Deonarain, B. (2020). Formulating a Modified Genetic Decomposition forthe Concept of ‘Limit of a Sequence’. African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education ISSN: https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rmse20
  11. Chagwiza, C. J., Maharaj, A., & Deonarain, B. (2020). University students’ mental construction when learning the Convergence of a Series concept.  Pythagoras, 41(1), a567. https://doi.org/10.4102/ Pythagoras. v41i1.567.

Conferences, Workshops and Seminars attendance and presentation
  1. Southern Africa Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (Zimbabwean Chapter). First weekend of July 2013.
  2. Southern Africa Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (Zimbabwean Chapter). First weekend of July 2017
  3. Assessment and Supervision of Teaching Practice: Workshop for Part time Assessors, Bindura University of Science Education, 2016
  4. Assessment and Supervision of Teaching Practice: Workshop for Part time Assessors, Bindura University of Science Education, 2018
  5. STEM teacher trainer workshop for colleges and universities in Zimbabwe on Re-imagining and Re-thinking STEM Instructional Strategies in the Digital Era.(sponsored by UNESCO). Bindura University (FSE)-28 October-01November 2019
  6. Workshop on teacher professional development as an ongoing process. Bindura University (FSE) 24 September 2019
  7. Research Workshop .Bindura University(FSE). 15 November 2019

Dissertation Supervision (Masters)

  1. Chabarika, E. – An analysis of poor performance in ordinary level Mathematics: a multiple perspective for Mazoe district in Zimbabwe (May 2015)
  2. Nyandoro, T.- Exploring students’ understanding of the chain rule at a teachers’ college in Zimbabwe (May 2015)
  3. Mutinha, L.- Exploring ‘a’ level students’ mental constructions on probability concept. (May 2015)
  4. Machingammbi, S. -An exploration of ‘a’ level students’ understanding of integration concept in mathematics. (March 2016)
  5. Magwizi, H. – Exploring ‘a’ level students’ understanding of kinematics graphs in Mberengwa district. (March 2016)
  6. Makiwa, S.- Exploration of ‘a’ level students’ mental constructions on application of differentiation (March 2016)
  7. Nyadete, A.T – Exploring the understanding of ‘A’ level students’ in the topic of translation transformations of exponential and logarithmic functions. (March 2016)
  8. Rangi, T.- Exploring pre-service trainee mathematics major teachers’ understanding of trigonometry. (March 2016)
  9. Nerwande, C.- Exploring students’ understanding of first order differential equations: A case of a high school in Chitungwiza district. (May 2016)
  10. Matenga, B. – Exploring students’ understanding of ordinary differential equations at a high school in Bikita district: a case of APOS theory. (May 2016)
  11. Watammbwa, R. An analysis of ‘A’ level mathematics teachers use of teaching methodology outlined in ‘a’ level Mathematics (9164) paper 1: A case of ‘a’ level schools in Gweru district. (May 2016)
  12. Munyengeri, m. exploring students’ understanding of the Newton Raphson method: A case of a high school in Bikita district. (May 2016)
  13. Chikavhanga, B.- applying the APOS theory to study the students’ understanding of first order differential equations: A case of northern central district, Harare. (September 2017)
  14. Mabatsire, L. An analysis of high school students understanding of the Chain rule: A case of a high school in Zaka district (September 2017)

Community engagement
  • University Senex. (2019-to date)