Wahadhiri na wanafunzi waliohudhuria kongamano la CHAKITA lililofanyika katika Kenya school of Government ( Baringo) Kabarnet , Kuanzia Novemba 25-26, 2021. Kauli Mbiu: Mafanikio na Changamoto za Kiswahili katika Karne ya 21.
Wanafunzi idarani wakiwa kwenye kongamano la CHAWAKAMA katika chuo kikuu cha Maasai Mara- Narok, Kenya
Wanaidara waliohudhuria semina ya idara kusikiliza mawasilisho ya wenzao waliohudhuria kongamano la CHAWAKAMA - Chuo Kikuu cha Maasai Mara- mwezi wa Novemba, 2019.
WAHADHIRI NA WANAFUNZI WA UMAHIRI WALIOHUDHURIA WASILISHO LA DR. MUSA HAS KUTOKA TATAKI_ CHUO KIKUU CHA DAR ES SALAAM
Chairperson, Dr Pamela Ngugi and Dr Beth Mutugu during a visit of Othaya Girls High School visited to the department on 11th March, 2020
Wahadhiri wa Idara ya Kiswahili na wageni walio hudhuria semina iliyoandaliwa kusherehekea siku ya Lugha Mzazi akiwemo Naibu Balozi wa Bangladesh, Mheshimiwa Bw. Sayed Ahmed na Prof. Onywera - Registrar , Research, Innovation and Outreach miongoni mwa wageni wengine.

Other Publications

  • Onyango, J.O., Kihara, D. (2021). AKS 317: Standardization of Kiswahili. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O., Masinde, E. and Nandama, S. (2021). AKS 318: Research Methods. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O., Kihara, D. and Kamau, S. (2020). AKS 409: Orthography and Lexicography. (Learning Module: Competency Based Curriculum). Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • Onyango, J.O. (2012). Hati ya Kanuni za Utoaji Huduma 2012/2013. A Translated Kiswahili Version of Service Charter 2012/2013. Commission for Higher Education, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. (2010). A Book Introduction entitled “Utangulizi.” In: King’ei, K. Misingi ya Isimujamii. Dar es Salaam: Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili, Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam. pg. vii-ix. ISBN: 978-9987-531-09-7
  •  Onyango, J.O. (2008). AKS 401: Second Language Learning. (Learning Module: Original version). Institute of Open Learning, Kenyatta University.
  •  Onyango, J.O. (2002). AKS 102: Historical Development of Kiswahili. (Learning Module: Original version). Institute of Open Learning, Kenyatta University.

Research

  • Onyango, J.O. 2012: I was appointed by the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority (NACADAA) to participate in a survey on the “Heroin Crisis and the National and Provincial Response: A Rapid Assessment in Kenya’s Coastal Province.” I was engaged in this research project as a Data Transcriber.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2006: Verb Tonology in Olunyala. Ph.D Thesis (Unpublished), Kenyatta University. Courtesy of DAAD Scholarship.
  • Onyango, J.O. 1997: Uziada wa Kisarufi katika Kiswahili cha Wanafunzi wa Kinyala: Mtazamo wa Uchanganuzi Linganuzi. Tasnifu ya Uzamili, Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta. Courtesy of Kenyatta University Scholarship.

 Funded Projects

  • Onyango, J.O. 2006: I also participated in a workshop aimed at developing project proposals for Kenyatta University. My proposal co-authored with Prof. Ireri Mbaabu, which attracted donor funding, was entitled “Institutionalising Quality Assurance at Kenyatta University.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. (2020). “Teaching Mother Tongues in Kenya: The Role of Teacher Training.” A paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference held on 19th – 21st February 2020, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2019: I attended and participated in a Pre-conference on ‘Language in Education’ which was held at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi, on 6th August, 2019.
  • Onyango, J.O. 2019: “Linguistic Challenges in the Writing of Dictionaries in Mother Tongue: The Case of Olunyala.” A Paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference, held on 20th – 22nd February 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya).
  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. 2019: “Teaching Kiswahili as the Only Mother Language in Primary Schools and its Impact on other Mother Languages.” A Paper presented at the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) Conference, held on 20th – 22nd February 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kitui Campus (Kenya).
  • Onyango, J.O. and Mbaabu, I. 2017: “Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Maendeleo ya Afrika Mashariki.” A Paper presented at the 1st International Kiswahili Conference organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission, held on 6th – 8th September 2017 at Golden Tulip – Stone Town Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar (Tanzania).
  • Onyango, J.O. and Mugambi, P.J.M. 2016: “The Role of Kiswahili in the Promotion of Peace, National Cohesion and Development in Kenya.” A Paper presented at the KNATCOM, UNESCO and Kenyatta University’s Culture Symposium, held on 3rd to 5th August 2016 at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre.
  • 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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