ABOUT



Afutendem Lucas Nkwetta was born in Mbindia-Lebang-Fontem, South West Region of Cameroon in 1964. After teaching in secondary schools Bafoussam Diocese and across Cameroon, he joined the University of Dschang in 2008 and is a Senior Lecturer and Chief of Service for Admissions and Student Affairs, Centre for Distance Education, FASA-UDs. He holds a PhD in English Language Studies from the University of Yaounde 1 in 2012.  
His research areas include Language Educational Technology, Spoken English and Phonology, teaching and learning strategies, language in media and art. He has co-authored  Language and Literature Sciences in Contemporary Commonwealth in 2018 and published: Social Media as Massive Open Online Resource (MOOR) and the Performance of Francophones Learning Spoken English in Cameroon: A Case Study of the Trilingual Students in the Department of Applied Foreign Languages, University of Dschang in 2013; Integrating Health into Language Curriculum in Multilingual Contexts: The case of Scientific English in Medical Faculties in Cameroon in 2013; Changing Colonial Linguistic Boundaries: A Sociolinguistic Survey of English Spread in Cameroon between 1960 and 2018 in 2018 and Media Influence on Cameroon Spoken English: A Case Study of the Speech Patterns of English Speaking Students in the University of Dschang-Cameroon
He has attended and participated in a dozen international conferences notably with The Commonwealth of Learning and WAACLAS. He is a Knight of the Cameroon Order of Merit since 2015 and is a founding member of the West African Association for Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies (WAACLALS) and President of Pathfinders Research Laboratory Association in English and Commonwealth Studies group under the Laboratory of African and Diaspora Studies, University of Dschang. He is the Coordinator of the M.aster Programme in English and Commonwealth Studies and a Member of the Scientific Committee of the Dschang School of Arts and Social Science


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