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KISII UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC STAFF PROFILE






Name:









Dr. Hilda Nyougo Omae

Department:

Statistics

School:

Pure And Applied Sciences

Highest Qualification:

PhD

Designation:

Senior Lecturer

Responsibility  :

 

 

Academic Background

 

Date

Degree

Institution

2010

PhD. Measurement and Quantitative Methods

Michigan State University, Michigan, USA

2002

MA. K-12 Education Administration

Michigan State University, Michigan, USA

1998

B.Ed. Science (Mathematics & Chemistry)

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

 

Area(s) Of Specialization and Research Interests

Specialization

  • Measurement, assessment and statistics

Research Interest

  • Access to quality and equitable education to children – more so the girl-child

  • Gender issues in education and how they are addressed via education policies

  • Relationship between child nutrition and health status on education outcomes

  • Impact of socioeconomic and family factors affecting adolescent academic aspirations and achievement, and in particular, the impact on adolescent motivation in science and mathematics education.

 

Selected Recent Publications

Lunsford, C.G., & Omae, H.N. (2011).An examination of the factors that shape the engagement of faculty and academic staff at Michigan State University.Innovative Higher Education, 343-358.

 

Chang, S., Anagnostopoulos, D., & Omae, H.N. (2011). The multidimensionality of multicultural service learning: The variable effects of demographic, contextual -and pedagogical factors on pre-service teachers' learning. Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education. 27(7), 1078-1089.

 

Van Egeren, L.A., Omae, H., Rana, M., & Solomon, R. (2009). The P.L.A.Y Project: Phase 1 Study. Technical report.

 

Bennett, D., &Omae, H.N. (2004).History speaks: Using Internet-based audio resources. Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning, 24(4)

 

Current/ Recent Teaching & Research

 

Teaching

UNDERGRADUATE

 

   MTH 240 – Probability and Statistics I

               STAT 102- Statistics II

               MTH 141 - Introductory Statistics

 

POSTGRADUATE

  MATH 783- Linear Models

              MATH 785- Statistical Inference

              MATH 705- Group theory I

               EDUC 803 - Advanced Methods in Data Analysis

               EDUC 801 – Research Methods

              

Research

  • Special Needs Education in Keny

 

Contact Details

Dr. Hilda Nyougo Omae

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

P.O BOX 408-40200, Kisii, Kenya

Cell Phone: +254-723815828

 

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