Dr. Albert Amoah Saah

Part Time Lecturer

Dept: Sociology and Social Work
#1, SF E10, Top floor CCB,
T. Owusu Ansah Complex
Faculty Area
KNUST, Kumasi

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Research Areas/Interests

Research interests and focus for 2019-2020 include Gender, Social Work Education, Social Worker professional development, and International Social Wor...~more

Research Projects (Current and Past)

  1. BSU II
  2. e-Ttansform Ghana
  3. Erasmus+ project 

Research conducted (topics with dates)

  1. 2018-2019: Application of e-learner-centred problem based learning as a pedagogical strategy for interdisciplinary higher education curricula
    1. Mentoring university teachers for Course writer type and writing style mentoring
    2. Designing, developing and deploying quality course material for university teaching in KNUST
  2. 2017-2018: ICT Integrating
    1. Pre-University/SHS ICT Curriculum
    2. ICT Integration capacity-building in SHS for Tertiary Education/Higher Education learning
  3. 2016-17: E-Social Work in Ghana
    1. E-teaching of Social Work courses in KNUST, Kumasi
    2. Status of e-social application in Ghana
  4. 2015-2016: Building Stronger Universities (BSU); at the Institute of Distance Learning, and Department of Sociology and Social Work, KNUST
    1. Impact analysis of Problem Based Learning and E-learning on academic performance of Social Work Students – 2016
    2. Application of Problem Based Learning and E-learning for enhancing University Ranking – 2015
    3. E-teaching models for Open, Distance and E-learning applicable in KNUST – 2014
  5. 2011-2012: Enhancement of Quality in course material development processes at KNUST; at the Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST
    1. Quest and Questions For Quality Course Material Production: An Experience of Applying Learner Quality-Factors at KNUST – 2012
    2. Toward a Team-Working Model to Create Quality Course Material Writing at KNUST, Kumasi – 2011
  6. 2010: Improvement of Research practices in Tertiary Education at KNUST; at the Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST
    1. Basic Elements of Research Proposal at the Tertiary Education – 2010
    2. A Guideline for Choosing a Working Title for a Research Project at the Tertiary Educational Level – 2010
  7. 2010: Application of Technology and Community-based Learning to Gender Participation in Ghana; at the Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST
    1. Impact of Open Distance Learning and Learning Technologies on Career Development Access and Success in Ghana’s Tertiary Education Project – 2010
    2. Community Based Learning And Outreach For Development: Factors Influencing The Urbanite Woman Learner Participation In Mass Literacy Programme, Accra, Ghana – 2010
  8. 2008-2009: Enhancement of Quality in course material development processes at KNUST; at the Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST
    1. Quality Course Material Writing (QCMW) Template – 2009
    2. PCP Dumbbell Model for procuring, converting and producing distance learning materials – 2009
    3. An Assessment of the Quality of Print Medium in Distance Learning for Undergraduate Programmes in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – 2009
    4. The Perception of Distance Learners on the Use of Course Material and Its Effects: A Case Study of Centre for Continuing Education, University of Cape Coast – 2008


  1. 2019-2022: Design,  development, and deployment of hybrid curriculum for social work education and African Centres of Excellence methodologies in Ghana and sub-region
    1. Conduct stakeholder analysis and perceptions analysis of hybrid curriculum for social work education in KNUST and other institutions. And develop effective models.
    2. Conduct diagnostic study and a proposal to improve digital resources for teaching and research within social work education in the sub-region
    3. Reviewing and converting of existing curriculum to hybrid curriculum based on EEISHEA tenets
    4. Embark on multi-disciplinary collaboration that harnesses the digital resources for synergic outcomes in teaching and research on a wider scope.

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