Mr. Abdulkarim Shaban Mhandeni is a Lecturer in Language Studies. He gained his teaching certificate in 1999 at Mtwara Technical Teachers’ Training College (MTTTC). Thereafter, he pursued further studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Education degree, specializing in Linguistics and Literature, in 2007, and a Master of Arts in Linguistics, in 2013, both at the University of Dar es Salaam. Before joining Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in August 2008, he was working as full time Tutorial Assistant in the aforementioned fields at the Mwenge University College of Education (MWUCE). In addition, he also taught Communication Skills at Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU), on part time basis.
At present, AbdulkarimShabanMhandeni lectures in English and Communication Skills courses, which are offered by the Department of Language Studies (DLS), in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (DLS) of Sokoine University of Agriculture. His areas of research include Second Language Teaching (SLT), Language and Gender, Academic writing, Language Policy and Planning and Critical Thinking.
Mr. Mhandeni’s publications can be accessed via the following link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=pKSma9QAAAAJ&hl=en.