DR. PETER O. NYAKAN ACADEMIC PROFILE
Staff Identity Details
Name: Nyakan Peter Ouma
Department: Curriculum Instruction and Media
School: Education & Human Resource Development
Responsibility: Dean, Faculty of Education & Human Resource Development
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
Area of Specialization and Research Interests
Effective Instructional Approaches in Science Education.
Factors that reduce Gender Disparity in Performance and enrolment in Science Education.
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.
Current/Recent Teaching & Research
EDCI 211: Principles and Theory of Curriculum Development
EDCI 321: General Methods and Principles of Teaching
EDCI 333: Physics Subject Methods
Dr. Peter O. Nyakan, PhD
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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