Lecturers-ITCS

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Name:                         Mrs. Peace Mawunyo Adzadi

Faculty:                      IT and Communication Studies Department

Department                Public Relations

Position:                     Lecturer

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Academic Areas of Interest:

  • Communication
  • Human Resource Management
  • French/Spanish

Biography

Peace is a trained professional teacher and has taught French at various levels with the Ghana Education Service.  From 1999 to 2001, she was a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Ghana, Legon, where she supported the teaching and research activities of French and Spanish lecturers in the Department.

Peace also had a brief experience with industry after her MBA as a bilingual trainer with the Supra Telecom between 2003 and 2004 where she designed and taught modules in English and Spanish. She joined the academic staff of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) in 2005/2006 academic year as a Lecturer. Peace designed and taught Business French as a core subject from 2005 to 2009, and has been a lecturer in Business Communication since her appointment with the University.

Peace also now teaches courses in Advertising and has served on various committees of the University. In the past, she was a member of the committee that composed the University’s anthem. She was also a member of the Industrial Relations Committee and jointly developed the scoring criteria for industrial attachment with Prof. Goski Alabi. In 2008, she chaired the Teaching and Learning Innovative Fund (TALIF) documentation committee at its inception and she also served on the University’s housing committee. In 2009, Peace became a member of the Governing Council of the UPSA, and served on the Oversight Committee, a sub-committee of the Governing Council, until 2014. 

Currently, she is a member of the Electoral Commission of UPSA and of the Council of Elders of the University Teachers’ Ghana: UTAG- UPSA. She is also serving on the Board of the Faculty of Communication and Information Technology. 

Peace’s research and teaching interest are in the fields of French, communication and human resource management. Peace designed and taught Business French and Business communication at the University of Professional Studies. The passion and professionalism with which she taught the Business French endeared her to most of her students who were mostly novices in the area.  Currently, Peace is the lead lecturer of Business Communication. She also teaches courses in advertising.


Academic degrees

  • BA Honours degree, University of Ghana, Legon, 1999,
  • MBA University of Ghana, 2003,
  • MA Communication Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, 2012
  • PhD Lancaster University

 

Courses taught

  • PBBS 208 Business French I
  • PBBS 210  Business French II
  • PBBS109  Business Communication I
  • PBPS 112  Business Communication II
  • PDPS 118  Advertising
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