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PAC University Research

STAFF RECORDS OF CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES & PUBLISHED WORK (2017)

 NAMECURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES PUBLISHED WORK (PAPERS, ARTICLES, BOOKS and or BOOK CHAPTERS) 
1.    Dr. Augustus Onchari Nyakundi The efficacy of communication strategies used to promote cancer literacy among cancer patients at the Kenyatta National Hospital. Njoroge, M. and Nyakundi, A. (In Press). Navigating Communication Difficulties Faced by Children with Autism: Evidence from Kenya. In Ulrike M. Lüdtke, Edward Kija, Mathew Kinyua Karia. “Handbook of Communication Disabilities and Language Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Springer Publishers
2.  Prof. Martin C. Njoroge          Integrating multilingual/multicultural literacies in the School Curriculum to build cohesive African Society in the 21st Century: Lessons from Kenya. 
The place of mother tongue in success in Mathematics and Science.
 Njoroge, M. and Nyakundi, A. (In Press). Navigating Communication Difficulties Faced by Children with Autism: Evidence from Kenya. In Ulrike M. Lüdtke, Edward Kija, Mathew Kinyua Karia. “Handbook of Communication Disabilities and Language Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Springer Publishers     

Njoroge, M. and Gathigia, M.G. (In Press). The treatment of Indigenous
Languages in Kenya’s Pre- and Post-independent Education Commissions and in
the Constitution of 2010. Advances in Language and Literary Studies. (Vol 10
No.2) ISSN 2203-4714.

Analysis of the Spoken English Used by Teachers in Kenyan Primary School Classrooms: Phonological and Grammatical Variations

3.  Dr. Kithinji Cavens         

Baseline survey on empowering communities for sustainable development program in Baidoa District, South Central Somalia (reporting)

Feasibility Study in Preparation For “Milk Matters Pilot Project” In Beletwyene and Mataban Districts of Hiran Region, South Central Somalia (report writing)

Enhancing Youth Employability Readiness through Career
Mapping in Kenya

Cavens, K., Gakuu, C., & Kidombo, H. (2017). Resource allocation, evaluational capacity building M&E results utilization among community based organizations in Meru region in Kenya. (to be (published end of next month)
4.  Dr. Ruth Kamunyu

Language and Cultural Challenges Faced by Patients During Screening for Cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital

5.  Amos Alumada Keya Forgiveness Predicts Marital Satisfaction after Discovery/Disclosure of Infidelity (Concept Paper – Quantitative Study)
6.  Sylvance A. Mboha Currently Undertaking a Research Titled “Self-Leadership Behaviours and Poverty Reduction among Persons Affected By Disability in Kenya” Currently Undertaking a Research Titled “Self-Leadership Behaviours and Poverty Reduction among Persons Affected By Disability in Kenya”
7.  Dr. Edward Nzinga Research in the field of Education Edward Nzinga*. (2017). Methodological Limitations on the Implementation of Adult Basic Education Curriculum in Kenya. Scholars academic & Scientific Publishers.Vol.5, Issue -7 (July, 2017). Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (SJAHSS); ISSN: 2347-5374 (Online) & ISSN 2347-9493 (Print).

Edward Nzinga. (2017). The Perceptual Constraints of Adult Learners on the Implementation of Adult Basic Education Programs in Kenya. Scholars Middle East Publishers. (Vol.3: Issue 7, July, 2017).Scholars Bulletin, ISSN 2412-897X (Online) & ISSN 2412-9771(Print).

Edward Nzinga1; Kageni Njagi2. Monitoring and Supervision of Adult Basic Education: District Education Officers’ Dilemma in Machakos County of Kenya. Scholars academic & Scientific Publishers.Vol.5, Issue -7 (July, 2017). Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (SJAHSS); ISSN: 2347-5374 (Online) & ISSN 2347-9493 (Print).
8.  Dr. Anzuruni Barnabe Currently conducting, with other collaborators and co-researchers, a research funded by the South African national research foundation (NRF) titled: Does Faith Matter? Exploring the Role of Faith-Based Organisations as Civil Society Actors. The research looks at the current and potential role of Faith-Based Organisations (FBOs) for transformational development in South Africa

Msabah, BA & Bowers-du Toit, N. (2017). “We live, and move, and have our being”: Refugees’ vulnerability and the challenge of diaconal praxis. Diaconia, vol. 8, pp. 187-199, ISSN: 2196-9027 © 2017

Msabah, BA (2017). “And the greatest of these is hope”: Reframing the global refugee crisis as a shared human condition within the reordered context of the theological triad (2017) in Transformation, a journal of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (To be soon released).

Papers currently in press

Msabah, BA (n.d.). Development as hope in action: Refugees’ paradigm shift from survival mechanisms to livelihood strategies – sent for publication in The Pastoral Journal for Life Care and Spiritual Healing, a peer reviewed journal produced by SUN MeDIA Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Msabah, BA (n.d.). Horizons in Transformational Development and Transnational Migration: Does Hope Matter? Sent for publication in Stellenbosch Theological Journal, STJ, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Msabah, BA (n.d.). Transnational migration and residential segregation: perspectives from refugees in Cape Town, South Africa. Article sent for publication in Scriptura, Pretoria, South Africa

Book Chapters

Msabah, BA (2017). Situating the Global Refugee Crisis within the Context of Ecclesial Diaconia and Praxis: the Case of Cape Town, South Africa (2017). In Diaconia in dialogue – the challenges of diversifying contexts ©2017 Diak and Working Life series. pp. 166-188. Helsinki

9.  Dr. Ciriaka Gitonga

Career Development and related fields

Child and adolescent Psychology  

Enhancing Youth Employability Readiness through Career
Mapping in Kenya
10.  Dr. Rahab Nyaga

Transformational philanthropy: factors that drive corporate social responsibility funds to environmental care in Kenya

Influence of Media Framing in Focusing Corporate Philanthropy on Environmental Care in Kenya

11.  Dr. Nathan Chiroma Mentoring and the ministerial formation of seminary students"  Stellenbosch  Theological Journal 2017, Vol 3, No 1, 51–68 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17570/stj.2017.v3n1.a03
Online ISSN 2413-9467 | Print ISSN 2413-9459
12.  Daniel Mulinge Marketing strategies, Firm characteristics, Customer perception and Firm performance of beverage processing companies in Kenya. (PhD thesis in progress at UON)

Effect of Financial Management Practices On Financial Performance Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Kiambu Town, Kenya

13.  Dr. Joshua Rutere Land in World Christianity - An African Perspective August 2017 In the Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, Volume 15, De Gruyter, Germany.www.degruyter.com/ebr
14.  Dr. Dionysious Kihika Optimization of the Online Graduate Mentoring and Supervision System (OGMSS) Mwenda, B., Kiambi, D., Kungu. J., Van degevel, J., Morimoto Y and  Fadda, C. 2017.) Seasonal climate dynamics, farmer perceptions and multiple risk responses: Lessons from small holder mixed agro ecosystems in Semi-arid Kenya. American Journal of Climate Change (AJCC: Acceptance Notification [ID: 2360523)

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