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SECTION A

Identity Details

Name:

Department:

School:

Academic Qualifications:

Designation:

Responsibility: 

WINFRED KATHAMBI KITHINJI

Education

Education and Social Sciences

B.Ed., MDE, Ph.D

Lecturer

Ag. Director – Mombasa Campus


Name: WINFRED KATHAMBI KITHINJI
Department: Education
School: Education and Social Sciences
Academic Qualifications: B.Ed., MDE, Ph.D
Designation: Lecturer
Responsibility: Ag. Director – Mombasa Campus

SECTION B

Academic Background

InstitutionYearsQualification
Kibirichia Girls High School, Meru1988-1991K.C.S.E
Kenyatta University, Nairobi1993-1997B. Ed. (Arts)
University of Nairobi2007-2010M.DE (Distance Education)
Catholic University of Eastern Africa2012-2017Ph.D (Education)

SECTION C

Current/Recent Teaching

  • Curriculum Development
  • Educational Technology
  • Instructional Design
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Research Methods
  • SECTION D

    Area(s) of Specialization & Research Interests

    Specialization:

    • Educational Technology

    Research Interest:

    • Distance Education (eLearning/ Online teaching)
    • Gender and Education
    • Instructional Design
    • Teacher training and Development

    SECTION E

    Selected Recent Publication(s)

  • Evaluation of Utilization of Simulation as a Teaching and Learning Strategy at Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi Kenya. Purity Nyamu, Prof. Ruth Gatere, Winfred K. Kithinji (2018). https://www.ijcab.org/201800860/
  • Effects of Essential People Skills on Effective Administration of Public Secondary Schools by Principals: A Case of Nairobi County, Kenya. Goretti Kimani, Winfred K. Kithinji, Esther Thuab. Academic Journal of Social Sciences and Education (AJSSE) Vol. 8, Issue 4, 2018 2.
  • A comparative analysis of the academic performance of nursing students in public, private and faith-based schools of nursing in Tanzania. ; Kija Malale, Prof. Elijah Nyagena, Winfred K. Kithinji. International Journal of Nursing Education Year 2016,Volume 8, Issue: 2; pg. 151-157;
  • Distance Learning in Kenyan Universities: Case Study Findings on the Relationship between Learner Characteristics and Academic Performance. A Book Chapter Co-authored by Winfred Kathambi Kithinji (KeMU) and Dr Anne Kanga (CUEA) in ‘Handbook of Research on Transformative Digital Content and Learning Technologies. A Book edited by Sagini Keengwe Ph.D. University of North Dakota, USA & Prince Bull, Ph.D. North Carolina Central University, USA (2016)
  • Winfred K. Kithinji. Module 2: Program Development and Adaptation: A Multiplier-based Training System (MTS) for Kenyan Universities. 2015. KeMU-TUD (Technische Universität Dresden- Germany). Project 2015-2018 (DAAD)
  • Winfred K. Kithinji Module 8: Media Didactics: A Multiplier-based Training System (MTS) for Kenyan Universities. 2015. KeMU-TUD (Technische Universität Dresden- Germany). Project 2015-2018 (DAAD)
  • SECTION F

    Grants/Consultancies Won

  • DIES/DAAD Multiplier-based training System for Higher Education EUROS 15.000 Funded through: TUD (Technische Universität Dresden- Germany). Project 2015-2018 (DAAD)
  • SECTION G

    Scholarship Award(s)/Recognition(s) Received

  • None
  • SECTION H

    Professional Affiliations

  • Women Educational Researchers of Kenya (WERK)
  • Association for Faculty Enrichment in Learning and Teaching (AFELT)
  • Open and Distance Learning Professional of Kenya
  • SECTION I

    Contact Details

    Kenya Methodist University
    P. O. Box 267 -60200
    Meru, Kenya
    Email:

    Winfred.kithinji@kemu.ac.ke
    wkathambikithinji@gmail.com

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