Kenya Studies Review, Volume 6, Number 3

Kenya Studies Review, Volume 6, Number 3 – Education and ICT

 

Table of Contents

1. From the Editor-in-Chief………………………………………………………………….……2
2. From the Editors……………………………………………………………………….……….3
3. Eradication of Adult Illiteracy in Kenya by 2030: are teaching Methods a Challenge? By Tundo, K. and Achoka JSK………………………………………………………………………………………………4
4 An Ethnographic Investigation of Cultural Values Pedagogy to Promote Unity in Diversity: the Kenyan Experience by Beatrice N. Manyasi, Peter L. Barasa and Peter Amuka……………………..12
5. An Evaluation of the Social Studies Programme Textbook Content at Stage Four (4) Level in Zimbabwean Primary Schools. By Kapfidze Gabriel and Maile Simeon………………………………24
6. Education and Development in Africa: The Nigerian Experience. By A.V. Jibowo Ph.D & Iteogu, O., Olabisi ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….37
7. Education and Food Security: Letting Research come Alive through School-Community-Field Program. By Udo, S. E., Markson, A. A., Osai, E. O., Umana, E. J., Okey, E. N., and Ene-obong, E. E Cross……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..48
8. Factors contributing to low enrolment of girls in primary schools in Mogotio District, Baringo County, Kenya. By MJ. Ayub and TK. Ronoh……………………………………………………………………56 9. Education and Sustainable Development in Africa: An Appraisal. By Patrick U. wosu……..69
10. Challenges of the Implementation of HIV and AIDS Policy in Primary Schools in Mbale District in Uganda. By Gidudu Hannah Lunyolo………………………………………………………………..78
11. Education, Immigrant Status, Parental Status and Ethnicity as Predictors of Women Employment Status in South-West Nigeria. By Hassan, Eunice Modupe………………………………….88
12. Factors Hindering Lifelong Learning in Africa. By Evelyne Kemunto Oteki…………………….96
13. Conflict Resolution among Nigerian Children using Peer Mediation. By Temitayo Ogunsanwo………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….10414. Higher Education for All (EFA) in Nigeria: The Promise of Open and Higher Distance Learning (ODL) by Clifford Moses Amini………………………………………………………………………..……116
15. Measuring Teachers’ Understanding of Social Studies in Selected Zimbabwean Primary Schools. By Kapfidze Gabriel & Maile Simeon……………………………………………………………………….……131
16. Birago Diop and Educational Development of the African Child: Analysis of “les contes d’amadou koumba”. By Adefarasin Victoria A………………………………………………………………………146
17. Examining the Speaking Skill in English Language in Secondary Schools in Kenya. By Sophia A Oriwo, L. P Barasa, Carolyne Omulando…………………………………………………………..161
18. Impact of Visual Impairments on the Education of Learners among Pastoralist Communities in Marsabit County, Kenya. By Pamela Karambu Muriungi &Sarah Njeri Mungai………………….175
19. Mass Education: Challenges and Opportunities: The Case of Makonde District: Mashonaland West Province of Zimbabwe. By Augustine Kudakwashe Mubika and Douglas Gasva…………184
20. Competency Based Mathematics Assessment. By Nancy W. Kabuki& Esther N. Kabuki..194
21. Retention and Attrition in Academia: A Time-to-event Analysis. By Keneth Muhwezi, Robert Wamala and Leonard K. Atuhaire…………………………………………………………………………201
22. Higher Education Teaching, Risks and Ethical Basis for Resilience in Developing Countries. By Samuel Babatunde Jegede…………………………………………………………………………………………211

 

 

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Prof. Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi is President of African Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA), a pioneer professional associaiton bringing together members from all disciplines in Africa and abroad. He is a former Fulbright Scholar who previously worked as Deputy Vice Chancellor at Kisii University and also Director of Research and Professor in Peace and Strategic Studies at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), 2010-2013. He has previously taught at Central Washington University, USA (2005-2010) in African Studies Programme and Moi University (1992-2000) in the Department of Development Studies and other public universities in Kenya. Prof. Amutabi holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in History and African Studies. He received his B.A (Hons) in 1989 in Political Science and History and M.A in 1991 from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Maurice Amutabi is co-editor of Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Five Decades of Misrule (with Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o) – in 2013. Amutabi also co-edited Africa after Fifty Years: Retrospections and Reflections (with Toyin Falola and Sylvester Gundona) in 2012. Amutabi is the author of The NGO Factor in Africa: The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya (New York: Routledge, 2006). Amutabi is co-author of Nationalism and Democracy for People-Centered Development in Africa (Moi University Press, 2000). He has also co-authored Foundations of Adult Education in Africa (Cape Town/Hamburg: Pearson/UNESCO, 2005). He has written two novels, Because of Honor (a novel on Islam in Africa) and These Good People (a novel on corruption in Africa). Amutabi is also the author of Nakhamuma Stories (a collection of short stories from the Abaluyia community of western Kenya). His chapters have appeared in over thirty books. His articles have appeared in several refereed and reputable journals such as African Studies Review, African Contemporary Cultural Studies, Canadian Journal of African Studies, International Journal of Educational Development; and Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. Amutabi has made presentations at over one hundred national and international conferences. Amutabi is the Vice-President of the Kenya Studies and Scholars’ Association (KESSA), Kenya’s premier research and academic organization. He is the editor-in-chief of Kenya Studies Review and Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences. Prof. Amutabi has conducted extensive research on many issues of development. He has taught courses on peace and conflict and gender and development. He teaches in the PhD and Masters Programme in the Institute of Peace and Security Studies at Kisii University. He enjoys blogging and writing and is an avid sports fan, but does not support any of team, preferring to support the team that plays well.
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2 Responses to Kenya Studies Review, Volume 6, Number 3

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