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About Dr. Joel S. Mtebe

Dr. Joel S. Mtebe is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and the Director of the Center for Virtual Learning (CVL). He received B.Sc. Computer Science and Statistics from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2002 and Master of Online Education from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia in 2004. In 2014, he received his doctoral degree in Interactive Technology/Human Computer Interaction from the University of Tampere in Finland.
Dr. Mtebe has vast experience of over 8 years in teaching, consultancy, and research in eLearning and computer science. He has conducted various researches (over 15) in eLearning systems, multimedia in education, mobile learning, Open Educational Resources, educational technology adoption models, technology acceptance models, and e-learning systems success measure. He has published more than 15 scientific articles and 2 book chapters in both national and international Journals. He is the coordinator of UDSM eLearning research group with more than 20 members (students and staff).
He has managed and implemented various projects funded by Carnegie Corporation, the World Bank, the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa (PHEA), and Information Processing Association of Tampere Region (PITKY) of Finland. He has broad international exposures and networks in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Australia, and Finland.
He has also conducted several consultancy works in the area of eLearning, eLearning Management Systems, Usability of Information Systems, evaluation of Information Systems Success, and designing and development of web based Content Management Systems.


2003 - Present Lecturer in Computer Science and eLearning, University of Dar es salaam

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  • Implementation of Database Systems
  • Research Methodology
  • Human Computer Intercation


2011 - 2014 Doctoral Degree, University of Tampere
2003 - 2004 Masters Degree, University of Southern Queensland
1999 - 2002 Bsc in Computer Science, University of Dar es salaam

Contact Information 33319 Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255715383366
skype: jmtebe


Research Articles (2)

Scientific Journal Articles (18)

Books Chapters (2)

Conference Articles (4)