Abstracts accepted for presentation at the Symposium

THEME: QUALITY EDUCATION FOR TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT 

 

SESSION 1:

Keynote Presentation

Presenter

 

Creating a Constructivist Learning Environment in the Provision of Strategic Competency Based Training; Lessons from Kenya's Furniture Sector

Prof. Irura Ng’ang’a

Dean, School of Business, Karatina University

 

SESSION 2A:

Session Chair: Dr. Fatuma Daudi

 

 

SUB-THEME: CURRICULUM CHANGE AND TRENDS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

CT-01: Transforming the 8.4.4 Curriculum to Meet Technological Demands in a Globalizing World

Monica Achieng Owoko

2

CT-02: Selection of a Pre-School: Comparing play-based versus Academic based schools in Eldoret Municipality

Scholastic Adeli

3

CT-03: Challenges of Curriculum change and Trends for Technological Development in Modern Africa

Patrick Kafu

4

CT-04: The Role of Group Work in Enhancing Content-Retention in The Learning of Literature in Kiswahili: A Case of Secondary Schools in Keiyo District, Kenya

Mwangi Peter

5

CT-05: Relationship between Local Culture, Parental Support, and Effective Implementation of Free Secondary Education in Njoro Sub-County, Kenya

Kiumi J., Kanjogu Ngunjiri; M. & Maina, M.

6

CT-06: The ECDE Diploma and Certificate School-based Programmes in Kenyan Private Colleges: Implications on Quality

Amos Imbwaga Muyanje, & Florence Mbachi Mulongo

7

CT-07: Re-Examining the Paradigm of Early Childhood Curriculum in Kenya

Kagema J. Njogu

8

CT-08: Establish the Influence of Teachers Professional Development Opportunities on Effective Implementation of LSE Curriculum in Public Primary Schools in Nandi East District

Kogo J. Lydiah, Philomena Chepsiror, Clara Mitei & Esther Bittok

9

CT-09: Curriculum Design for Adoption: the Development of an Integrated Computer Based Education Environment

Obondo Gaudence

     
 

SUB-THEME: CHALLENGES OF DELVOLVING HUMAN RESOURCE AND SERVICES

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

HR-01: Challenges of Devolving Human Resources and Services

Leah Muthoni Njiru & Moses Maina N

2

HR-02: Title being revised

Samuel Wakori Kaniaru & John Muthee Gikungu

3

HR-03: Title being revised

Samuel Wakori Kaniaru

 

SESSION 2B:

Session Chair: Dr. Gertrude Were

 

 

SUB-THEME: CURRICULUM CHANGE AND TRENDS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

CT-10: Methods of Teaching Used By Early Childhood Teachers in Kenya: A Case of Keiyo South District

Betty Jebet Cheruiyot

2

CT-11: The Influence of the Teachers’ Professional Training on the Teaching Methods Used in Early Childhood Education: A Case of Baringo County

Rodgers Cherui & Joseph Rotumoi

3

CT-12: The Influence of Physical Facilities on Children’s Transition from Pre-Primary to Class One in Soy Division, Eldoret West Sub-County, Uasin Gishu County

Selina J. Koskey

4

CT-13: Re-Engineering Teacher Education: Prospects and Challenges at Kibabii University College

Stanley N. Mutsotso & Rispah Namasaka

5

CT-14: Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: Reorienting Primary Teacher Science Education

Sammy M. Mutisya & Stephen K. Rotich

6

CT-15: Assessment of Size and Fit of Ready-Made Formal Clothing Among Male Consumers: A Case of Kenyatta University

Monica Cheruiyot

7

CT-16: Title being revised

Samuel Wakori Kaniaru

8

CT-17: Girl Child Education: Progress and Achievements in Public Primary Schools in Marginalized Communities and Disadvantaged Backgrounds, Kenya

Catherine Barmao Kiptanui

9

CT-18: Extent of Teacher Preparedness for the Adoption of Thematic Approach in Teaching ECDE Centres in Uasin Gishu County

Esther Chepkorir Bitok, Philomena Chepsiror, Lydia Kosgei & Betty Bor

 

SUB-THEME: HEALTH MANAGEMENT IN LEARNING INSTITUTIONS

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

HM-01: An Exploration of Patients’ Experiences in Nurse-Patient Effective Communication

Theresah Wambui

2

HM-02: Effect of Teacher Preparedness on Implementation of the Education Sector Policy on HIV/AIDS in Public Secondary Schools in Kajiado County

Lucy Wanjira & Jackson Too

3

HM-03: Health Management in Learning Institutions: The Impacts of the Requirements for a One Year Maternity Leave for Female Teacher Trainees

Monica Achieng Owoko

 

 

SESSION 3A:

Session Chair: Dr. Sammy Mutisya

 

 

SUB-THEME: DIGITALIZATION, DIGITALISM,BECOMING DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

DS-01: Interrogating Social Media Netiquette and Online Safety among University Students From Assorted Disciplines

Simon Macharia Kamau

2

DS-02: Towards A Digitalized Teacher of the 21st Century

Louis Akim & Catherine Sempele

3

DS:03: The Impact of Using Digital Images in Teaching and Learning in Lower Primary Schools Kenya

Obondo Gaudence, Jackson K. Too & Violet K. Nabwire

4

DS-04: Challenges Facing Secondary Schools in Integration of ICT Education in Mathira East District; Nyeri County- Kenya

Kiragu Felix

 

SUB-THEME: LEADERSHIP, PROFESSIONALISM, INTEGRITY, MANAGEMENT, IMPUNITY

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

LP-01: Depolarizing Educational Opportunities Towards Quality Achievement of EFA Goals in The Secondary Education Sub-Sector In Kenya

Kagema J. Njogu

2

LP-02: Establishment of Best Practices in Guidance and Counseling Services in Kenyan Schools

Mbutitia F. N.

3

LP-03: Influence of Strategic Management Elements on the Implementation of Strategic Plans in Public Secondary Schools in Eldoret West Sub-County Kenya

Caroline Cheruto Yego & Mary Wanjiku David

4

LP-04: An Assessment of the Effect of Public Primary School Head Teachers Leadership Skills on KCPE Examination Results of Pupils in Kenya: A Case Study of Vihiga County

Joyce M.A .Lugulu & Racheol Nkruma

5

LP-05: How Teacher Professional Development Influences Time Management in the Teaching and Learning Process in Public Secondary Schools in Mumias District – Kenya

Maende, Justus Barasa

 

SESSION 3B:

Session Chair: Dr. Stanley Mutsotso

 
 

SUB-THEME: DIGITALIZATION, DIGITALISM,BECOMING DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

DS-05: An Image-schematic Approach to the Conceptualization of Laptops by Standard One Learners in Nyeri County, Kenya

Moses Gatambuki Gathigia & Martin C. Njoroge

2

DS-06: Attitude of Pre-Service Teacher Trainees Towards the Use of Computers in Mathematics Instruction in Secondary Schools in Kenya

Polycarp Muchesia Ishenyi

3

DS-07: Attitude Towards Computers Among Primary School Teachers in Kenya

Paul K. Rotich & Fredrick C. Keter

4

DS-08: Technology Acceptance Model for the Use of Learning through Internet among Diploma Students in Public Teacher Training Colleges in Kenya: A Case of Kibabii Diploma Teachers Training college

Batoya Isaac & Sarah Likoko

 

SUB-THEME: LEADERSHIP,PROFESSIONALISM, INTEGRITY, MANAGEMENT, IMPUNITY

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

LP-06: Challenges Faced By Former Eldoret Municipal Council Secondary Schools as they Implemented the One Third Gender Policy in Appointment of Board of Governors.

Dorcas Serem

2

LP-07: The Challenges of Infusing Quality Assurance Mechanism in Kenyan Public University System

Okolo Christopher-& Ogeta Nobert

3

LP-08: Cost Saving Measures in Secondary Schools in Kenya to Ensure Internal Efficiency: Forms of Cost Saving, Challenges and Remedies

Rodgers Cherui, Grace Magak, Jane Oloibe, Kitainge, K. & Joseph Rotumoi

4

LP-9: The Changing Roles of School Managers: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Nobert Wanjala Wanyonyi & Irene Wanjala

5

LP-10: Quality of University Education: A focus on the output

Khamasi, JW, Kiplagat, H. & Daudi F. 

6

LP- 11: Challenges of Preparing and Providing Quality University Graduates for Development in Kenya

Genvieve Nasimiyu

 

SESSION 4A:

Session Chair: Prof. Irura Ng’ang’a

 

 

SUB-THEME: TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION & VISION 2030

Name(s) of the Presenters(s)

1

TI-01: Contribution of Science Congress and Agriculture Shows to Quality Education for Technological Innovation and Development in Kenya.

Maina Moses Ndugu & Leah M. Njiru

2

TI-02: Electronic Money Transfer in the Mobile Phone Industry and The Performance of Small Scale Businesses: An Analysis of Lipa Na Mpesa – Kenya

Eunice K. Muraguri, Edward Waweru, & Mburu E. Njoroge

3

TI-03: Science Congress Towards Innovation and Development: A Case Study of Wareng Sub-County Secondary Schools

Nicholas Bii & Catherine Chebet

4

TI-04: Innovation in Early Childhood: Inequality At The Starting Gate

Elizabeth Owino

5

TI-05: Adoption and Use of OS LMSs for Quality Education: A case of Kenya’s Public Universities

Emily Chepkorir, Harrison Bii & Damaris Odero

6

TI-06: Web based Instructional Design for Hospitality Education

Sempele, C., Karei R., Magaju P., Makomere, J., Kisilu K., & Kafu P.

7

TI-07: Enhancing Visitors’ Satisfaction in Kenya Museums

David, M. W. & Yego, C. J.

 

 

SESSION 4B:

Session Chair: Prof. Patrick Kafu

 

 

SUB-THEME: INNOVATIVE RESEARCH APPROACHES

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

IR-01: How the personal and public life of a teacher intertwine to create a meaningful “Whole”: A Life story of teacher Christie

Clare Muhuha

2

IR-02: Research Experience versus Research Theory:  The Journey of a Novice Qualitative Researcher

Khadiala Khamasi

3

The role of grounded theory in the identification of emerging issues in secondary schools in Kenya

Kamara Margaret Kosgey

 

SUB-THEME: EVALUATION OF TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS

Name(s) of the Presenter(s)

1

TE-01: Challenges Facing Computer Aided Design in Fashion Technology Training in Kenya Public Universities

Phoebe Owiti

2

TE-02: Rejuvenating Children’s Literature in the School Curriculum

Karumba Julia Njeri

3

TE-03: Relevance of Standardized Class Learning System on Y Generation Workforce: A Study of Karatina University, Kenya

Anthony K. Kiptoo & Tabitha Wangare

4

TE-04: An Evaluation of the Implementation of ECDE Reforms as Recommended in the Sessional Paper No 1 Of 2005

Sally J. Biwott & Selina Koskey

5

TE-05: Assessment of Teachers Advisory Centres Appraisal of the Development and Use of Learning Materials in ECDE Centres in Kenya.

Chepsiror Philomena, Lydia Kogo, & Esther Bitok