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Title COVID-19 manifestation, ramifications and future prospects for Zimbabwe : a multi-disciplinary perspective / edited by Alexander M. Rusero, Nhamo Mashavira & Munyaradzi Mawere.

Publication Info. Mandon, Bamenda, Cameroon : Langaa Research & Publishing CIG, [2021]

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 507 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover -- Title page -- Copyright page -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1 -- Conducting Research in a COVID-19 Distressed Environment: An Introduction -- Introduction -- Organisation -- Conclusion -- Part I. Media, Communication and Information -- Chapter 2 -- An X-Ray Exposé of Health Communication on the Coronavirus pandemic in Zimbabwe's Print Media -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Media and Health Crises Communication -- Research Methodology -- Framing of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe's Print Media -- Conclusion -- References
Chapter 3 -- Political Grandstanding as Strategic Communications in the Zimbabwean Government's COVID-19 Communication -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Strategic Political Communication -- Methodology -- Strategic manoeuvring as theory -- Political grandstanding as strategic communication -- Myths and falsehoods about COVID-19 -- Preparedness to treat and contain -- Resource management and distribution -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4 -- "Disabled Diaries": Interrogating the Print Media, Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and COVID-19 Pandemic Nexus in Zimbabwe -- Abstract -- Introduction
Theorising COVID-19 and disabilities in the print media -- Disability policies in Zimbabwe -- Media representation of PWDs -- Contextualising COVID-19, PwDs and the Print Media -- Sample Study -- Presentation of Findings and Analysis -- Representation of PwDs in the NewsDay -- Attributes Used to Describe PwDs in the Newsday -- Types of Disabilities Covered in the NewsDay -- Conclusion -- Recommendations -- References -- Chapter 5 -- COVID-19 Pandemic Information Blackout! The Case of the Deaf and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Communities in Zimbabwe -- Abstract -- Introduction
The State of Research and Our Contribution -- Access to Information in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic -- Research objectives -- Access to COVID-19 information and risks among disadvantaged groups -- Methodology -- Synopsis of the data -- The deaf and access to COVID-19 information -- Access to COVID-19 information among the lep -- Way forward -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 -- Of COVID-19 and Zimbabwean Newspaper Cartoons: A Multimodal Approach -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Statement of the problem -- Objectives -- Significance of the study -- History of editorial cartoons
Cartoons -- A global view -- Cartoon studies -- Zimbabwe -- Methodology -- Discussion and findings -- Lockdown -- Wearing of face masks -- Social distance -- Quarantine escapees -- Fifty and below gatherings -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II. Education, Learning and Culture -- Chapter 7 -- Multi-Media Technology as Strategic Mediation in Knowledge Transfer: Towards a Paradigm shift in Knowledge-Mediation in the Classroom in the Face of COVID-19 -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Statement of the problem -- The role of ICTs as a strategic tool in knowledge transfer -- Theoretical framework
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Subject COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- -- Zimbabwe.
COVID-19 Pandemic (2020- )
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Rusero, Alexander M., editor.
Other Form: Print version: 995655135X 9789956551354 (OCoLC)1250307617
ISBN 9789956552122 (electronic book)
9956552127 (electronic book)
995655135X
9789956551354