Staff Profiles

Dr. Setlhomo Koloi-Keaikitse

Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Psychology (Cognates: Research Methodology and Higher Education)

Master of Education; Research and Evaluation

B.A. Humanities:  African Languages and Religious Studies

Dr Setlhomo Koloi-Keaikitse is a senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations at the University of Botswana. She has master’s in research and Evaluation that she obtained from University of Botswana, a PhD in Educational Psychology with cognates in Research Methodology and Higher Education obtained from Ball State University (USA). She teaches courses in Educational Research and Evaluation these include Research methods (mostly quantitative and mixed method designs), applied statistics including multivariate analysis, tests, and measurement for school practitioners. The focus of her publication include classroom assessment practices for teachers and item validation. She has published extensively in national, regional, and international peer reviewed journals. Her research interest include: Item quality in research and testing, teachers classroom assessment practices, ethics in human subject research, respect for community values, norms and beliefs by researchers,  ethical implication for genomic research in developing countries, youth and drug and substance abuse related research, and  safety and fear of crime research.  Dr Koloi-Keaikitse is a post-doctoral fellow in Bioethics from Johns Hopkins University in the USA as such now she is offering courses in research ethics for graduate students. 

  • Statistical Methods 1
  • Statistical Methods 11
  • Statistical Methods 111
  • Introduction to Educational Research  
  • Constructing Achievement and Ability Tests  
  • Qualitative Research Methods  
  • Data Analysis Using Computer Packages  
  • Introduction to Educational Evaluation
  • Project Design and Evaluation
  • Constructing Questionnaires and Survey Designs  

  • Classroom assessment practices for teachers
  • Item quality in research and testing 
  • Ethics in human subject research
  • Respect for community values, norms and beliefs by researchers
  • Ethical implication for genomic research in developing countries
  • Evaluation of programs in education and other disciplines
  • Youth and Drug and substance abuse related research
  • Safety and fear of crime research

A process evaluation of the 2008 Botswana secondary education pastoral care program.

Determining latent factor structure of the Orphans and vulnerable children Well-being Tool (OWT) based on Botswana sample.

Impact of Cooperative Learning in reducing Mathematics Test Anxiety Anxiety Among Senior Secondary School Students.

A Needs Assessment for Implementation of Inclusive Education for Learners with Intellectual Disabilities

Assessing teachers’ self - efficacy in teaching high order think

  • Koloi, S. 2003. Validity of Proficiency Examinations as Tools for Selecting Officers for Promotion in the Botswana Police Service. Journal of the Botswana Educational Research Association, 11, 5-21.
  • Koloi, S. (2007). Ethical Considerations When Conducting HIV/AIDS Related Research (A Case of Botswana). Journal of the Botswana Educational Research Association, 15. 61-81
  • Mucherah, W., Finch, W. H.  & Koloi-Keaikitse, S.  (2012). Differential bundle functioning analysis of the self-descriptive questionnaire self-concept Scale for Kenyan female and male students using the MIMIC model. International Journal of Testing, 12, 78–99
  • Koloi-Keaikitse, S. (2016). Assessment training: a precondition for teachers’ competencies and use of classroom assessment practices. International Journal of Training and Development, 20 (2), 107-123.
  • Koloi-Keaikitse, S. (2017). Assessment of teacher perceived skill in classroom assessment practices using IRT Models. Cogent Education, 4 (1)

In pursuit of academic excellence