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DR.  PETER O. NYAKAN ACADEMIC PROFILE

PART A

Staff Identity Details

 

Name:             Nyakan Peter Ouma

Department:        Curriculum Instruction and Media

School:        Education & Human Resource Development

Highest         PhD

Qualification

 

Designation:        Doctor

 

Responsibility:    Dean, Faculty of Education & Human Resource Development

 

PART B

Academic Background

 

University Attended        Years                Qualification

Kenyatta University        1977-1980            BEd Science  (Mathematics/ Physics)

Kenyatta University    1986-1988            Masters of Education (Physics)

Egerton University        2003-2008            PhD Science Education

 

PART C

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

 

  • Effective Instructional Approaches in Science Education.

  • Factors that reduce Gender Disparity in Performance and enrolment in Science Education.

 

PART D

Selected Recent Publications

 

  • Peter O. Nyakan (2014). The Influence of Practical Science Process Skills on Students’, Gender Disparity and Perception to Enrolment in Secondary School Physics: The Case of Nakuru District Kenya. Canadian Open Educational Research Journal Vol.1, No.1, April 2014, 1-13.

 

  • Callen B. Nyamwange, Peter O. Nyakan, Paul C. Ondima (2012). “Assessment of Challenges Facing Secondary School Guidance and Counseling Teachers in Nyamira District, Kenya.” A Journal of Education and Practice ISSN 2222-1735 Vol.3 No.16 2012 pp 41-47.2012

  • Callen B. Nyamwange, Peter O. Nyakan, Paul C. Ondima (2012). “Evaluation of the Level of Training and Resource Needs of Secondary School Guidance and Counseling Teachers In Nyamira District, Kenya.” Kenya Journal of Education Planning Economics & Management, A Journal of Education Management Society of Kenya Vol.5 No.5 ISSN 2074-5400 pp 73. 2013:   

  • Nyakan P.O. et al (2013). “Heat Dissipation in a Computer.” Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy ISSN 2224-3232 Vol.3 No.6 2013

  • Nyakan P.O. et al (2013). “Benard Lonergan’s Authentic Moral Objectivity: A Solution to the Problem of the Culture of War and Peace in the Contemporary World.” Journal on Research on Humanities and Social Sciences ISSN 2224-5766 Vol.3 No.2 2013.

 

PART E

Current/Recent Teaching & Research

 

Undergraduate

    EDCI 211: Principles and Theory of Curriculum Development

    EDCI 321: General Methods and Principles of Teaching

    EDCI 333: Physics Subject Methods

 

PART F

Contact Details

 

Dr. Peter O. Nyakan, PhD

Kisii University

Faculty of Education & Human Resource Development

Department of Curriculum Instruction & Media

P.O.Box 408-40200, Kisii, Kenya

Cell phone: +254 721 492 630

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