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DR PHYLIS JEPKEMOI BARTOO

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PERSONAL DETAILS
Designation
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Corporate Email
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Job Category
Teaching
Phone Number
+254 721 768153
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Directorate / Dept
DEPT. OF LANGUAGES,LIT AND LINGUISTICS
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2010: PhD. Linguistics - University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 2005: Master of Arts in English Language and Linguistics
  • 1997: Bachelor of Education Arts - Kenyatta University Kenya
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Qualitative Research
  • Second Language Pedagogy
WORK EXPERIENCE

Dean Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 2017-2021

  • Directing the Faculty mission and Vision Objectives
  • Convening Faculty Board Meetings
  • Overall Management of Academic Programs
  • Implement University policy
  • Represent Faculty in Senate Committees
  • Planning and Coordinate Faulty Budget
  • Prepare Annual work plan and Annual Report of the Faculty
  • Promote Quality Management systems
  • Mitigating and Managing Risks at the Faculty

Senior Lecturer 2015 to date

Academic Program leader English 2017 to date

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the in relation to curriculum planning and development
  • Work with department on all matters relating to marketing and recruitment of students’
  • Reviewing of admission criteria
  • Ensuring compliance with academic regulations
  • Assessing quality and efficiency of academic programs
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation to ensure programs meet specified objectives.

Chairman of Department: Literature Language and Linguistics 2012-2017

  • Academic and Administrative Head of Department
  • Promote Efficient Management of Department
  • Implement objectives of the Department
  • Convene Department meetings
  • Chief Examiner
  • Plan and Budget for Department
  • Supervise academic and non-academic staff
  • Prepare annual work plans and Report
  • Provide conducive environment for all staff at the Department
  • Perform any other Duties assigned by the Vice Chancellor

External Examiner: Kabarak University

  • Member of University senate 2013- 2021
  • Participate in senate committees
  • Member of University Procurement committees
KEY PROJECTS
  1. Teacher Training Instructors in Mother Tongue Education for Achieving National Unity and Cohesion in Kenya.
  2. Weaponization of Social Media as tool to Enhance Global Terrorism: Case of Alshabab in Kenya
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Qualitative Research
  • Second Language Pedagogy
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Kendagor, D.Khaemba, J & Bartoo, P. (2021) The Morphosyntactic Features and Tense Aspect Marking in Samor of Baringo County, Kenya.: A Morphophonsyntactic Study International Journal of Linguistics Vol 2(2)
  2. Chebet , N & Bartoo, P. ( 2019) Establishing the Differences in the Phonological Structures of the Tugen Sub-dialects. Scholars of International Journal of Linguistics and Literature Vol1 (3)
  3. Kamunyu, M. and Bartoo, P. (2019) The Coded Language of HIV/AIDS: The Creative USE OF Figurative Language in HIV/AIDS DISCOURSE IN Gikuyu ‘Mukingo’ Songs and Common Talk by Public Transport Operators in Nyeri Town. Scholars Interantional Journal of Linguistics and Literature
  4. Chebet, N; Bartoo, P. (2019) An Interrogation of the Phonological Similarities between Somaor and Aror Sub-diaects of the Tuen Diaect in Kenya. Editon Consortium Journal of Literature and Linguistic Stidies 1(3)
  5. Kamunyu, M. and Bartoo, P. (2019) The Coded Language of HIV/AIDS: The Creative Use of Figurative Language in HIV/AIDS discourse in Gikuyu “Mukingo” songs and common-talk by public transport operators in Nyeri Town
  6. Mang’oka, T; Ogola, J.; Bartoo, P. (2019) The Use of Lexical Cohesion in English Written Texts of Hearing Impaired High Students Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences and Sciences Vol 24(10)
  7. Mang’oka T. ; ogolla J. and Bartoo, P. (2019) An Interrogation of the types of Grammatical Cohesive Devices that are Prominent in the Writing of Hearing-Impaired Learners Editon Consortium Journal of Literature and Linguistic Studies Vol 1(3)
  8. Omwong’a, Y. Bartoo, P. (2019) Perspectives on the Role of Media Ethics in Kenyan Print Media Landscape. International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies Vol 7(10)
  9. Chemutai , L; Bartoo, P and Khaemba Kenya Airways Dominant Image Restoration Strategies during the 2015/16 Financial Crisis International Journal of Language and Linguistics Vol 6(3)
  10. Kigen, J. Bartoo, P. & Wathika, L. 2019 An Analysis of Graffiti as a Communicative Strategy in Selected Public Boarding Schools in Kenya. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Research. Vol.6(2)
  11. Langat, G., Bartoo. P& Khaemba, J. 2019 The Role of Television in Communicating Agricultural Information. The Case of Citizen Shamba Shape Up Programme in Kenya. International Journal of Language and Linguistics
  12. Makuto, V. Bartoo P. Mutiti, k. (2016) Phonological Impairments in the Speech of Cerebral Palsy Learners of English As a Second Language VOL 4.1
  13. Langat, A. Bartoo. P and Ogola .2017 Apology Strategies by Kenyan English Second Language Learners. Mara Research of Humanities and Social Sciences VOL. 2
  14. Langat, A. Bartoo, P. And Onyango. O. (2017) On Gender and Apology Strategies: English Second Language Learners of Kabianga University Mara Research of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol 2.2
  15. Bartoo, P. 2016 GJO1: Communication Skills and Team Building. Teaching Manual for African Virtual University
    Makuto V. Bartoo, P. And Mutiti J.(2016) Articulation of Consonants in Speech of Cerebral Palsy Learners of English as A Second Language. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies Vol 3. 12
  16. Bett, J. Ndirangu, M, Bartoo, P. (2016). Effects of Neurobiological Bimodal Teaching Approach on Learner Motivation in Learning English Language in County Public Schools in Kericho County Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies Vol
  17. Bett, J. Ndirangu, M. And Bartoo, P. (2016) Effects of Neurobiological Approach on Learner Achievement in English Language Learning. A Case of Kericho County, Kenya International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies Vol. 3
  18. Lwangale, D. Bartoo, P. And Mutiti, J. (2016) Genealogical Linguistic Implication of The Abaluyhia Dialects: Lexicosyntactic Similarities. International Journal of Education. Vol. 1.
  19. Lwangale, D. Bartoo, P. Mutiti, J. (2016) Linguistic Implication of the Abaluyhia Naming Systems. Journal of Science and Humanities Research V0l 3.
  20. Issack, A. Bartoo. P.and Wendo,. (2016) Use of Twitter as Alternative Narrative for the Alshabab during the 2013 Westgate Mall TERROR ATTCK IN Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol 1.13
  21. Bartoo, P. (2014) Codeswitching as a vehicle for Social Intergration: Egerton Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
    Kamuren, J. and Bartoo. P. (2014) The Lexical Differences amaong Kalenjin Dialects. An Analysis of Kipsisgis, Tugen and Pokot. International Review of Social Research
  22. Bartoo, P. (2013) Somali Refugee Teenagers in Kenya and the Linguistic Market. Journal of Social Research, Education and Humanity Vol1(1) 56-53
  23. Bartoo, P. and Kamuren F. (2012) Shrewd Calculation of Membership Benefits: Negotiation of Identity in Eastleigh by Refugee Teenagers. New Mass Media Vol 2(7)
  24. Kamuren. J. and Bartoo, P. (2012) The Morphosyntactic Differences among Kalenjin Dialects. An Analysis of Tugen and Pokot. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences Vol 2(7)
  25. Bartoo, P. (2011) Language Acquisition by Keiyo L1 Speakers VDM Verlag Germany
  26. Bartoo, P. (2011) Social Networks and Language Variation among Somali Refugee TeenagersVDM Verlag Germany
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1. Annual 2020 Kenya Scholars and Studies Association (KESSA) Conference. 2020 (Virtual) Dallas USA
  2. Kabarak University Seventh Annual International Research Conference 5 th -6 th October 2017
TEACHING AREAS
  1. Sociolinguistics
  2. Applied Linguistics
  3. Qualitative Research
  4. Second Language Pedagogy
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :
  1. Victor Makuto: Articulartion and Phonological Impairments in the Speech of Second Language Learners in Primary Schools with Celebral Palsy: A caseof St. Martins Depore Primary School Kisumu County Graduated December 2019 Egerton University
  2. Tony Mangoka: The Articulation and Phonological Impairments in the Speech of Second Language Learners in Primary School with Cerebral Palsy: A case of St. MARTINS Deporerr’s Primary School Kisumu County Graduated Dec 2018 Egerton University
  3. David Lwangale: Genealogical Reconstruction of Proto-Luluyhia Language. Graduated Dec. 2018 Egerton University
  4. Langat Ann: Pragmatic strategies of Kenyan English Language Users : Speech of Act of Apology by English As a Second Language University of Kabianga Students Graduated 2017 Kabarak University
  5. Bett John: Effects of Neurological Bimodal Teaching Approach on Learners Motivation and Achievement on English Language Learners in Roret Division, Kericho County Kenya Graduated 2016 Egerton University
    Masters Thesis
  6. Yobesh Omwenga: “Ethics in News presentation of Socio-Political Issues in Kenya: The Case of Kidero Shebesh Public Wrangles of 6th September 2013”. Graduated 2019
  7. Jepchirchir Kigen: An Analysis of Grafitti as a Communicative Strategy in Selected Public Boarding Secondary Schools
    Graduated in 2019:
  8. Veronica Kingoiina: Differential Portrayal of Male and Female Athletes in The Mainstream Kenyan Print Media: A case of August 2013 World IAAF Championship in Moscow Russia. Graduated 2015
  9. Lily Rono: Representation of Kenya Universities : A Genre and Discourse Analysis of Selected University Prospectuses Graduated 2015
  10. Calvin Oduor: Student Perceived Oral Proficiency in English Among Selected Secondary Schools in Nakuru Town, Kenya Graduated 2015
  11. Ndonye, Michael: The Implications of Televised Comedy from ‘Churchill Live Show’ on Interethnic relations in Kenya Graduated in 2016
  12. Matofari Stella: The Political Economy of Reporting in Investigative Documentaries on Television in Kenya Graduated in 2016
  13. Hellen Rotich: An Investigation Into The Use of Communication Strategies in English Language Classrooms at Kericho Rehabilitation School and children’s Remand Home Graduated 2015
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Research Network Africa
  2. Women Researchers Network
  3. Editorial Board Journal of Education and Human Resource
REFEREES

Dr. Dishon Kweya
Senior Lecturer
Head of Department Language and Linguistics
Egerton University
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Prof Kibet Ngetich
Prof. of Sociology
Egerton University
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Father Francisco Moriasi
Tembelio Parish
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