Mr. Isaiah Kiptum Chebet (BEd Nairobi M.A London)

 

 

Mr. Isaiah Kiptum Chebet (BEd Nairobi M.A London)

Lecturer, Department of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Egerton University

P.O. BOX 536, 20115 EGERTON, KENYA

MOBILE: 0722 689 237

+254 0722 689 237

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EDUCATION

1st November, 1993

M.A Institute of Education

University of London

19th December, 1980

B.ED (Arts)

University of Nairobi, Kenya

March, 1976

“A Level” (4p 1S)

Kabarnet High School

March 1974

“ O Level”

Kabarnet High School

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Literature

Africa Literature, Oral Literature, Comparative Literature

Language

- Language Development, Comparative Analysis of Language, Development, Growth and Extiction

- Development of Code Language, Sheng, Mchongoano etc.


WORK EXPERIENCE

1998 – Present

Lecturer, Department of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Egerton University.

2003 - Present

In Charge of Field Attachment in the Department

2011 – Present

Coordinator of SSP/SB for Languages in the Department

1994 – 1997

Head of Department of Languages, Baringo Teachers’ College

1983 – 1989

Head of Department of Languages and Literature – Kabarnet High School

1986 – 1992

Deputy Principal, Kabarnet High School

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS AND PARTICIPATION / PRESENTATIONS

21st March, 2007

Faculty Seminar on Interrogating the west: Issues in African Scholarship

12th November, 2008

Faculty Seminar on “The Role of Literature in the Evolution of a Kenyan Identity”

15th November, 2011

Department Seminar – Presented Paper on “New Paradigms and Landscapes in Oral Literature A Case Study of Tugen Oral Literature

10th – 11th October, 2012

Department Seminar on “Africa Ways of Knowing Systems and Beliefs”

2010

PhD Research Proposal: The Oral Literature of the Tugen: New Paradigms and Landscapes. Already presented in the Department of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Egerton University


PUBLICATIONS

The Youth and Beyond

Richard K. Tuitoek 2011 1st Edition (Edited by K. Chebet)

The Tugen Community

Richard I. K. Tuitoek – 2nd Edition – Edited I. K. Chebet

RESEARCH INTERESTS

- The Role of Literature in Consciencentization and Social Culture Matters

- Language Issues in Society. Examining Changes in Development of Language in such Cases as Sheng, Mchongoano etc.