Dr. Ebenezer Malcalm, Director of the Centre
Phone: 050 156 1901
Office Location: COLT, Main Campus
Dr. Ebenezer Malcalm is the Director of Centre for Online Learning and Teaching (COLT) and Senior Lecturer at Ghana Technology University College (GTUC). He was a founding Pro-Vice Chancellor of Laweh Open University College, the first accredited Open University in Ghana. Dr. Ebenezer Malcalm was once Senior lecturer and Coordinator of Distance Learning School at University of Professional Studies, Accra. He is a trained Instructional Designer and Technologist and Communication and development expert. Dr. Malcalm founded of Rescue Mission Ghana, an international NGO that seeks to promote the concept of Sustainable Development.
Dr. Malcalm obtained a Bachelor degree in Publishing Studies at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana and a Masters degree in Population Studies, from University of Ghana. He also graduated and earned Masters degree in International Affairs with a major in Communication and Development at Ohio University. He earned his Ph.D in Instructional Technology at Ohio University, USA.
Dr. Malcalm has been involved in the field of computer education, multimedia and instructional technologies for more than 16 years. He is an active researcher in ICT integration in education and developer of learning technologies. He has broad experience in the design, development and evaluation of multimedia and computer-based learning materials.
Dr. Malcalm is also known to have contributed immensely to the deployment of Information Technology in several schools in Ghana, particularly in junior and senior high schools. He has served on a number of ICT in education committees, notable among them being the National ICT in Education Policy and Planning Committee, ICT policy in Education committee and 2009 best teacher in ICT in education award.
He has vast experience in developing and facilitating collaborative learning projects such the Global Teenager Project, (GTP) International Education and Resource Network (IEARN), and Mtandao Afrika (Thinkquest Africa). He also presented papers at both national and international conferences. Dr. Malcalm also published extensively in international peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Malcalm is an independent international development communication consultant in the areas of community mobilization, HIV/AIDS prevention care and support, NGOs capacity building programs, development of communication strategies for NGOs and develop Strategic plans for universities and NGOs. He had consulted in areas of Communication for Development, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Distance Learning course development and online facilitator. Dr. Malcalm has consulted for International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD), The British Council, Star Ghana, International Education and Resource Center (iEARN). Jphiego, Ghana Health Service and Global Teenager Foundation among others.
Dr. Malcalm’s research interests are in ICT use in education, ICT in education policy issues, distance learning, strategic planning, leadership, collaborative learning and the use of learning platforms in higher education.
Lydia Serwaah Asare, Administrative Officer
Phone: 020 262 5789
Office Location: COLT, Main Campus
Lydia Serwaah Asare is an industrious and a disciplinarian professional with vast experience in Management, Quality Assurance and Customer Service. She holds both BSc. Management Studies and HND Secretaryship/Management Studies from Central University College and Accra Polytechnic respectively. Lydia has a little over 7 years working experience. Prior to GTUC, she worked with Vodafone Ghana and Airtel Ghana as Quality Assurance Specialist. As passionate as she is in Quality Management, She attaches best practices in whatever she does to satisfy clients and stand tall among others. She is currently the Administrative Officer, responsible for managing and running the Centre for Online Learning and Teaching (COLT) in GTUC.