Prof. Joseph Mworia Wamutitu, PhD

Prof. Joseph Mworia Wamutitu, PhD

Associate professor

Faculty of Education and Community Studies,

Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management,

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 - 738067629

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EDUCATION

 

2007

Ph.D. Education

Banaras Hindu University, India

1993

Master of Education (Communication and Technology)

Kenyatta University, Kenya

1986

B.Ed. (Arts)

Kenyatta University, Kenya

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Geography Education and Social Studies Education

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

April 2009 to present

Senior Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management, Egerton University

July 1995 – April 2009

Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management, Egerton University

July 1992 – July 1995

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Egerton University

1989

Graduate Teacher (TSC) H. H. The Agakhan Academy, Nairobi (Teaching Geography and Economics)

1987 - 1988

Graduate Teacher (TSC) Alliance High. School (Teaching Geography and Economics)

1986

Graduate Teacher (TSC) Malindi High. School (Teaching Geography and Economics)

 

KEY RESEARCH

 

2011-2012

Extending and Embedding TESSA.

2004 -2007

A Study on Imparting Environmental Education through Secondary School Geography Curriculum in Kenya

2003 - 2004

Collaborative Research on the Management of the Process of Growing Up: Information Need for Kenyan Primary School Children-2003-2004

1991

Fieldwork Teaching in Geography in Kenyan Secondary Schools: A Study of Selected Schools in Kiambu and Machakos District.

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1

Mbugua, Z.K. and Wamutitu, J.M. (2012) The Extend to Which Mathematics Lessons are attended to by Teachers as a Means of Covering the Subject Syllabus in Secondary Schools in Kenya. . Journal of Education and Pedagogy, India, Vol. IV, No. 1, June, pp 1-6.

2

Theuri, M. M. and Wamutitu, J. M. (2012) Human Conscience and Ethical Dimensions of the Rule of Law: Need for Educational Processes, Educational Quest: An International Journal of Education and Applied Social Sciences, India, Vol. 3. No.1. April, pp 81-86: India.

3

Joseph M. Wamutitu; Fred N. Keraro; Johnson M. Changeiywo & Jane Cullen (2011) The Context of Using TESSA Oers in Egerton University’s Teacher Education Programmes Online Publication:http://www.saide.org.za/resources/newsletters/Vol_17_no.5_2011/Content/Wamutitu%20et%20al.pdf

4

Wamutitu, J. M. (2010) Environmental Literacy and Essential Concepts for Achieving Positive Environmental Attitude, in Day, B. and Gihar, S. (Eds) Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Wisdom Publications, Delhi: India, pp119-137.

5

Theuri, M. M. and Wamutitu, J. M. (2010) The Challenges of Combating HIV and AIDS in African Universities: A Moral Perspective; International Journal of Education and Allied Sciences, India, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 172-179

6

Wamutitu, J. M. and Kamau, P. W. (2010).Vocational Education as a Tool to Nurture Creativity and Innovation among the Youth: A Case of Youth Polytechnics in Kenya; Journal of Education and Pedagogy, India, Vol. II, No. 1, June, pp 1-9.

7

Wamutitu, J. M. (2010) Climate Change: Necessitating Environmental Action Learning Curriculum, Vetri Education, Vol.5, No.2, April – June, pp 1-7, Vankateswara College of Education, Pondicherry: India.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Geography Education, Social Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Education