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- ItemTowards Taking Kiswahili to the Informal Sector: Developing Peoples’ Kiswahili Oral Proficiency as a Soft Skill to Widen their Economic Prospects(Kabale University, 2022-07-28) Kabale UniversityThe investigator, demonstrates sufficient masterly of his area of study, that is, the development and promotion of Kiswahili as a second official language of Uganda as well as a lingua franca throughout the EAC and the Great Lakes Region at large. He relates and locates his study well within the precepts of other relevant and/or recent publications. This helps to identify the knowledge gap, namely sidelining the informal sector in the promotion and use of Kiswahili in Uganda, hence the relevancy of this research proposal which apparently seeks to intervene by involving the informal sector in Kiswahili language promotion and use in Uganda.
- ItemMaster of Arts in Kiswahili(Kabale University, 2021) Kabale UniversityThe Master of Arts in Kiswahili aims at providing high proficiency in the study of current linguistic and literary theories. By operating solely in Kiswahili it seeks to provide the students with language skills that are useful in areas of linguistics and literature. The graduates are expected to achieve very high proficiency in the use of Kiswahili. They are also expected to be well grounded in theoretical knowhow on various aspects of Kiswahili Language and literature which is deemed necessary for M.A students to enable them perform their respective duties and responsibilities upon graduation.
- ItemMaster of Arts In Literature(Kabale University, 2021) Kabale UniversityThe MA Literature is delivered through lectures, course works and end of semester examinations. The coursework and course units will be delivered using several methods like the lecture method, discussion/brainstorming method, writing reflective essays and critical articles/book reviews, Power-point presentations, Field Study Tours, presentations and graduate seminars/workshops and microteaching. The dissertation is the final requirement for the award of the MA Literature Degree. The programme Objectives are to acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to attain professional competence in the literary scholarship; to provide critical insights for appreciation of literature, art and culture within the spheres of development and social change and to provide students’ with critical talent so as to see them operate as literary scholars.
- ItemMaster of Arts In Linguistics(Kabale University, 2021)This M.A. in Linguistics Programme is meant to be a focal theoretical linguistic base for all students pursuing Master’s studies in any of the languages offered in the Institute of Language Studies: English, French, Kiswahili and Runyakitara. This will enable the Institute to start training its own cadre of qualified members of staff. All the core theoretical courses of the Programme will be taught in general classes while the language specific components will, ifThe programme examines the principles and theories of linguistic inquiry as well as their application to the major branches of linguistics, namely: Syntax, Morphology and Phonetics (i.e. Descriptive Linguistics); Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Applied Linguistics; Comparative and Contrastive Linguistics; Semantics; Lexicography; Translation and Interpretation; Pragmatics; et cetera. Other emerging areas in the study of Linguistics, such as: Gender Linguistics and African Linguistics are also incorporated. Students are further exposed to current issues in language planning and development (including language policy development). necessary, be dealt with in the individual language subjects.