Duncan Wasike Wekesa

Dr. Duncan Wasike Wekesa

Name: Dr. Duncan Wasike Wekesa

Director, Privately Self Sponsored Students Program and Other Income Generating Units

Contact details:

E-mail: dwekesa@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya, 2008-2013Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education
Egerton University, Kenya, 2000-2003Master of Education in Science Education
Egerton University, Kenya, 1996-2000Bachelor of Education

Field of Specialization

Mathematics Education

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Kenya DAAD Scholars Association
  • Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa
  • Association of Third World Studies

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
August 2015 to dateKibabii University, Bungoma- Kenya
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor, AFD
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor, ASA
  • Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Sciences
  • Chairperson of Department, Science and Mathematics Education
Senior Lecturer
  • Directror, Privately Self Sponsored Students Program and other Income Generating Units
  • Member, University curriculum development and review committee
  • Faculty Coordinator for Developing and evaluation the curriculum
  • Timetabling and Examination coordination at Departmental, Faculty and University level
  • Faculty Coordinator, Module Development and Review
  • Teaching, Supervision and Advising students at undergraduate and graduate level
July 2003 – July 2015MMUST, Kakamega- Kenya
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor, ASA
  • Registrar, Academic Affairs
  • Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Sciences
  • Chairperson of Department, Science and Mathematics Education
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
  • Timetabling and Examination coordination at Departmental, Faculty and University level
  • Senior Coordinator, Privately Sponsored Students Programme
  • Developing and evaluation the curriculum
  • Teaching, Supervision and Advising students at undergraduate and graduate level
  • Team member, departmental curriculum committee

Professional Research Interest

  • Creativity in Science and Mathematics
  • Science Process Skills and Problem Solving in Mathematics
  • Alternative Conceptions in Science and Mathematics
  • Metacognition in Science and Mathematics

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2009 -2012Project LeaderCoordinating and conducting all the Project activities as a doctoral studentEffects of Computer-Based Instruction on Kenyan Secondary School Students’ Learning Outcomes on Probability Concepts, a DAAD funded Doctoral Research project€ 10,000.00
2001- 2002Project LeaderCoordinating and conducting all the Project activities as a masters studentEffects of a Socialized Mathematical Language Module on Students Understanding of Statistics and Their Perception of the Learning Environment: A Case of Form Two Students of Bungoma District, Kenya,

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Wekesa, D.W., Computer Based Instruction: A Springboard to Students Performance in Mathematics. International Journal of Innovation Research and Development, vol.6 Issue 6 of January 2017 ISSN: 2278-0211(online)
  2. Wekesa, D.W., Effectiveness of Computer Based Instruction: An Analysis by Gender. International Journal of Development Research, vol.7 Issue 1 of January 2017, ISSN: 2230-9926 (online), pp 11267-11271
  3. Odhiambo M.N.and Wasike, D.W. Effectiveness of Scientific Calculators on Secondary School Students Attitude Development in Mathematics. Journal of Education Research and Behavioral Sciences, Vol 5(7), December 2016. ISSN 2315- 8735 © Apex Journal International
  4. Odhiambo M.N. and Wasike, D.W. Influence of Selected Teacher Instructional Strategies on Secondary Schools Students’ Mathematics Learning Outcomes. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol 4(12): 2065-2074 December, 2016
  5. Odhiambo M.N., Wasike, D.W and Toili, W.W. Effect of Instructional Strategies on Students Attitude Development towards Mathematics in Mumias Sub-County. International Journal of Management Science and Technology, vol 3 Issue.8, September 2015. ISSN 2321- 8848 (print) ISSN 2320- 0362 (online)
  6. Odhiambo M.N., Wasike, D.W and Toili, W.W. Influence of Instructional Practices on Secondary School Students Achievement in Mathematics. Journal of Education and Practice, vol 6 No. 26, September 2015. ISSN 2222- 1735 (paper) ISSN 2222- 288X(online)
  7. Shikuku B.N and Wasike D.W. Problem Based Learning and its Effect on Secondary School Students Learning Outcomes in Linear Programming. Point Journal of Educational Research and Behavioral Sciences, vol 1(2):001-008, August, 2015( online at http://www.pjournals.org/PJERBS
  8. Wekesa, D.W., Impact of Computer Based Instruction on Secondary School Students Understanding of Probability. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, vol1 Issue 25 of September 2014. ISSN: 2319- 2801
  9. Wekesa, D.W., Wekesa, E.W and Amadalo, M.M., A Computer Mediated Simulation Module for Teaching Cell Division in Secondary School Biology. International Journal of Education Research and Development, vol 2(5), pp 114-130, May 2013
  10. Amadalo, M. M, Shikuku, B.N., and Wasike, D.W., Investigation of Factors that Influence Syllabus Coverage in Secondary School Mathematics in Kenya. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, vol 2 no. 15, August 2012. ISSN 2220-8488 (for print),2221-0989(for online)

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