Prof. Bernard Nyingi Githua, PhD

Prof. Bernard Nyingi Githua, PhD

Professor and Director of Planning & Development

Faculty of Education and Community Studies

Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Education Management,

P.O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: 0727 001313

Email: bgithua2002@yahoo.

EDUCATION

2002

Ph.D Mathematics Education

Egerton University

1984

Master of Arts in Education (MA(Ed)

University of Leeds, UK

1977

B.Ed (Science)

University of Nairobi

1972

S1 Teachers Certificate

Kenyatta College

1969

EACE Division One

Nyandarua High School

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Mathematics Education and Pedagogy; Curriculum Design & Development

WORK EXPERIENCE

2007 to date

Director, Examinations and Timetabling

2008 to dated

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

2002 to Feb 2008

Senior Lecturer, Mathematics Education Pedagogics, Curriculum Design & Development

2003 to 2007

Dean, Faculty of Education and Community Studies

1989 - 2002

Lecturer, Mathematics Teaching Methods, Curriculum Design and Development

1980 – 1989

Tutor at Kenya Science Teachers College: Mathematics

1977 – 1980

Graduate Teacher at Muhoho High School O and A level Mathematics

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1

Macharia, K. & Githua B.N. Mboroki.G. (2009). Methods of Instruction: A guide for Teachers and Teacher Educators, Ongata Rongai, Kenya. Gugno Books and Allied Publishers.

2

Githua B.N. (2013) Secondary School Students’ perceptions of Mathematics Formative Evaluation and the perceptions’ Relationship to their Motivation to learn the Subject by Gender in Nairobi and Rift Valley Provinces, Kenya. Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities. Vol. 2, No. 1. February 2013.

3

Githua B.N. and Mwangi S. W. (2013). Effects of using loci-kit on secondary schools students’ achievement in the mathematics topics “loci” in Kibwezi district, Kenya. Asian Journal of Management Sciences & Education. Vol. 2, No. 2 April 2013.

4

Githua B.N. and Njubi J. N. (2013). Effects of Practicing Mathematical Creativity Enhancing Learning/teaching strategy during instruction on secondary school students’ mathematics achievement by gender in Kenya’s Nakuru Municipality. Asian Journal of management Sciences &Education. Vol. 2, No. 2. April 2013.

5

Muthomi M. W. , Mbugua Z. K., Githua B. N. (2012). Teachers’ disposition towards use of Scientific Calculators in Mathematics Instruction in Meru County in Kenya. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. Vol. 2, No. 2; February 2012.

6

Khoima L. J., Githua B. N. and Changeiywo J. M. (2009). Effects of Mastery Learning Methods on Achievement of Secondary School Students in Mathematics of Baringo District in Kenya. GYAN- The Journal of Education. Vol 6. No. 1, July – December 2009.

7

Osman, R.M. & Githua, B.N. (2009). Analysis of students’ critical thinking skills by location, Gender and skills relationship to motivation to learn academic Disciplines in Amoud University, Somali land. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria (JOTEN)Vol. 14, Nos 1 and 2. Pp 1-10.

8

Khoima,. J. L, Changeiywo , J.M. & GITHUA, B. N. (2008). Effects of Mastery Learning on Students` Motivation in Secondary School Mathematics in Baringo District, Kenya. Journal of Education and Human Resources,Vol.5.Dec.2008

9

Gakuyo A.H.& Githua B.N.(2008) Application of Concept Mapping for Effective Learning Surds and Logarithmic Notation Among Secondary School Students in Nakuru District Kenya Journal of Education and Technology in Nigeria JOTEN) Vol. 13,No. 1 & 2 pp 54-65.

10

Githua B.N & Nyabwa, Angela [2007] online, Effects of Advance Organizer Strategy During, Instruction of Secondary School Students’ Mathematics Achievement in Kenyas Nakuru District International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education [IJSAME]

11

Ngeno J.K and Githua B.N [2006] differences in Teachers Attitude towards mathematics by Gender, academic qualifications and school category in Kenya’s Kericho District. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria, Vol.II, No. 2. pp. 76 – 85.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

· Students’ Mathematics Achievement improvement

· Students’ Mathematics Self-concept and motivation

· Teacher Education

· Curriculum, Design and Development

· Effective Instructional Methods in Mathematics

· Measurements and Evaluation