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Dr. Jacktone O. Okello

 


Title:Dr
Position:  Lecturer
Qualifications: B.A., M.A., Ph.D  (Kenyatta)
Department : Kiswahili And African Languages,
Contact Address: Kenyatta University,  P.O Box 43844, 00100 ,NAIROBI,Kenya.
Area Of Specialization:Phonology, Current Development In Kiswahili,Second Language Learning.

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Publications
Articles in Refereed International Journals

  • Onyango, J.O. (2004). “Tone Mapping and Tense in Olunyala Verbs.” In: MALILIME: Malawian Journal of Linguistics, NO. 4, 2004 Pg. 65 – 81. (Managing Editor: A.D. Mtenje). Centre for Language Studies, University of Malawi, Malawi. ISSN: 1562-1820
  • Musau, P.M. and J.O. Onyango. (2002). “Uundaji wa Istilahi: Mapendekezo katika Kozi ya Lugha   ya Pili.” In: KISWAHILI Journal, Vol. 65 pg. 59 – 85. (Editor: Y.M. Kihore). Journal of the Insitute of Kiswahili Research, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Articles in Books

  1. Onyango, J. O. (2000). “Jinsi ya Kuimarisha Kozi za Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu nchini Kenya.” In Kimani, N. et.al (eds.) Kiswahili Katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja.” Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS), Cape Town, South Africa. pp. 121 – 128). (ISBN 1-919799-53-2)
  2. Onyango, J. O. (2005a). “Universal Principles of Tone: The Interaction between Verbal Mood and Tone Patterns in Olunyala.” In Bett, R., C. Eztzold and M.E. Müller (eds.) Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences. (Published Conference Proceedings). Nairobi: DAAD Regional Office for Africa. pp. 132 – 149.
  3. Onyango, J. O. (2005b). “The Administration of University Examinations.” In Bett, R. (ed.) Re-invigorating the University Mandate in a Globalising Environment: Challenges, Obstacles and Way Forward. (Published Conference Proceedings). Nairobi: DAAD Regional Office for Africa. pp. 78 – 90.
  4. Onyango, J. O. (2006). “Verb Tonology in Olunyala.” Unpublished Ph.D Thesis, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Chapter in a Book:

  • Onyango, J.O. (2007). A Short Story entitled “Safari ya Tumaini.” In: King’ei, K. and J. Kobia (eds.) Likizo ya Mauti na Hadithi Nyingine. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau. ISBN: 978-9966-44-717-3
Papers Published in Conference Proceedings:
  • Onyango, J.O. (2014a). “Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Mawasiliano katika Shughuli za Benki: Changamoto za Tafsiri.” In: Simala, I., L. Chacha and M. Osore (eds.) Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. (Published Proceedings of the CHAKITA Conference held on 21st – 23rd August 2013 in Catholic University of Eastern Africa, pg. 107 – 112). Nairobi: Twaweza Communications. ISBN: 978- 9966-028-48-8       
  • Leah Mwangi, Leonard Chacha and Jacktone O. Onyango (2014b). “Changamoto za Kujifunza Kirai Nomino cha Kiswahili Miongoni mwa Wanafunzi: Mchango wa Vitabu vya Kozi Vilivyoidhinishwa.” In: Simala, I., L. Chacha and M. Osore (eds.) Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. (Published Proceedings of the CHAKITA Conference held on 21st – 23rd August 2013 in Catholic University of Eastern Africa, pg. 93 – 104). Nairobi: Twaweza Communications. ISBN: 978- 9966-028-48-8    
  • Onyango, J.O. (2005a). “The Administration of University Examinations: Challenges and Prospects.” In: Bett, R. (ed.) Re-invigorating the University Mandate in a Globalising Environment: Challenges, Obstacles and Way Forward. (Published Proceedings of the DAAD Conference held on 26th and 27th May 2005 in Kenyatta University, pg. 78 – 90). Nairobi: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
  • Onyango, J.O. (2005b). “Universal Principles of Tone: The Interaction Between Verbal Mood and Tone Patterns in Olunyala.” In: Bett, R., C. Etzold and M.E. Muller (eds.) Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences. (Published Proceedings of the DAAD Conference held on 17th and 18th March 2005 in the University of Nairobi, pg. 132 – 149). Nairobi: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
  • Onyango, J.O. (2000). “Jinsi ya Kuimarisha Kozi za Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu nchini Kenya.” In: Njogu, K. et.al (eds.) Kiswahili Katika Karne ya Ishirini na Moja. (Published Proceedings of the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held in September 1998 in Kenyatta University, pg. 121 – 128). Cape Town, South Africa: Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society. ISBN: 1-919799-53-2

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars 

  • Onyango, J.O. 2015: “Umuhimu wa Utafiti katika Uandishi wa Vitabu vya Kufundishia Sarufi ya Kiswahili Shuleni.” A Paper presented at the Chama cha Kiswahili Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta (CHAKIKE) Conference, held on 7th March 2015 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “Sifa Muhimu za Nyimbo Maarufu za Kiswahili za Kisasa.” Paper presented at the First International Conference on Researching African literature, held on 11th – 13th December 2014 at Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014:  Attended and participated in the External Peer Reviewers Training Workshop organized by The Commission for University Education. It was held at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya, on 11th – 12th November 2014.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “Maendeleo katika Ukuzaji wa Msamiati wa Kiswahili na Ufundishaji wake Kimataifa.” Paper presented at the International Kiswahili Conference, held on 23rd – 24th October 2014 at The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “New Horizons in the Development of Kiswahili Vocabulary.” Paper presented at the Institute of African Studies Conference, held on 6th – 8th August 2014 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2014: “Vizingiti vya Ukuzaji wa Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu na Taasisi za Elimu na Hatua za Kukabiliana Navyo.” A Paper Presented at the Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili Vyuo Vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki – Kanda ya Kenya (CHAWAKAMA – Kenya) Conference, held on 31st January – 1st February 2014 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2013: I successfully completed the course “Teaching Methodology” which covered Teaching Methodology, Setting of Examinations, Administration of Examinations, Marking and Analysis of Scores. It was organized between 28th May and 14th November 2013 by the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Evaluation, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2012: “Nafasi ya Nyimbo za Kiswahili katika Kuleta Uwiano, Utangamano na Maendeleo.” Paper presented at the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference, held on 23rd – 24th  August 2012 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2009: Presented a paper at an International Kiswahili Conference in Kampala, Uganda.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: “Using E-Learning to Learn Kiswahili.” Paper presented during the 1st Regional Conference on E-Learning, held on 18th – 20th November 2008 in Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: “Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili na Ujenzi wa Taifa.” Paper presented at the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference, held on 7th – 9th August 2008 at the Research Institute of Swahili Studies in East Africa (RISSEA), Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: I was invited to participate in a workshop on “Translated Text of the 2003 Convention on Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage,” held on 15th October 2008 at the Kenya Cultural Center, Nairobi (and not KIE as earlier planned).
  • Onyango, J.O. 2008: I was invited to participate in a workshop on “Translation into Kiswahili of the UNESCO Convention on Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage,” held on 28th – 29th July 2008 at the Department of Culture Conference Hall, NSSF Building, Nairobi).
  • Between 2008 and 2013, I attended other Kiswahili conferences within and outside Kenya and presented research papers.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2007: “Research in African Languages and its Contribution to the Achievement of Universal Primary Education.” A Paper based on Ph.D research findings presented at the Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar on 30th March 2007.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2004: I participated in a Summer School training on “Crisis Prevention and Capacity Building for HIV/AIDS Peer Counselling.”

 

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