Dr. Joshua Mulinge Itumo
Department/Unit/Section: Department of English & Linguistics
Contact Address: P.O. Box, 43844-00100,Nairobi-Kenya
- Acoustic Analysis, Sociophonetics, Phonetics and Phonology, World Englishes, Sociolinguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Research Methods
- Itumo, J. M., Maroko, G. M., & Nandelenga, H.S (2017). The Kenyan English Monophthongs: An Element Theory Approach. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research Volume 4, Issue 3, 2017, pp. 131-149. Available online at www.jallr.com ISSN: 2376-760X
- Itumo, J.M & Buregeya Alfred: An Acoustic Analysis of the Non-Ethnically Marked Kenyan English Vowels. Nairobi University Journal of Linguistics (Paper accepted for publication)
Training and Conferences
- United States International University (USIU) and Michigan State University (MSU) Workshop on Documenting Endangered and Threatened East African Languages (From 23rd – 7-2018 to 23th -7-2018 at USIU campus)
- Field Work in Tanzania- Tanga on Documenting Daiso, an Endangered and Threatened East African Language (From 4th – 8-2018 to 9th -8-2018)
- KU-Scientific Paper Writing Training Workshop. Organised by Research Dissemination and Uptake (October 2017)
- KU-Elsevier Publishing Connect Workshop: Author Workshop for Young KU Researchers/ Scholars. Organised by Division of Research, Innovation and Outreach (RIO) (May 2017).
- Itumo Joshua: Acrolectal Kenyan English monophthongs: an Element theory 11 a.m. English Resource Centre (September 2016)
- Itumo Joshua & Kebeya Hilda: Towards the Teaching of Kenyan English Accent in Kenyan Schools. The 2nd ASELER International Conference in English Language Education. Theme: Shifting Paradigms in English Language Teaching (ELT) and Language Teacher Education (LTE) in Diverse Environments (Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret, Kenya 27th-30th Oct. 2015)
- Kebeya Hilda and Itumo Joshua: Language learning and Culture: Some lessons for Teachers of English in ESL Classrooms. The 2nd ASELER International Conference in English Language Education. Theme: Shifting Paradigms in English Language Teaching (ELT) and Language Teacher Education (LTE) in Diverse Environments. (Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret, Kenya 27th-30th Oct. 2015)
- Online teaching on the Kenyatta university E-platforms (Kenyatta University: June 2015).
- Third training session on Turn-it-in Anti-plagiarism Software, at the Post Modern Library, Kenyatta University (May 2015).
- Training on setting, moderation and marking of university exams (Kenyatta University: 2015).
- Introduction to the InZone programmes and virtual platform (Kenyatta University: October 2014).
- Entry of marks and trouble shooting in the Campus Vue system( Kenyatta University: June 2015, May 2014)
1). Currently:Kenyatta University: PhD. (Successfully defended on 31st January 2018)
Title: The Acoustic Features of the Non-Ethnically Marked Kenyan English
Area of Research: World Englishes- Phonology.
2). Kenyatta University: Master of Arts in English and Linguistics: Attained an A mean grade.
Area of Research :Applied Linguistics.
Dissertation: Phonological variability in the ESL of students: A case study of Mikuini Secondary School in Machakos district.
3). Kenyatta University:Post- Graduate Diploma in Education: Distinction