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    • The Influence of Role Play Teaching Technique on English Performance Among Learners With Hearing Impairment, Kenya 

      Yabbi, Judith Opiyo (IGI Global, 2021)
      Role-play is a holistic pedagogy in teaching. The technique instills critical thinking in pupils, enhances emotional intelligence, and improves morality and forms of realism about information. The chapter examines the ...
    • Children’s Basic Needs and Enrolment in Early Childhood Education: Pre-school Education 

      Murungi, Catherine (VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2010)
      Human beings spend a great deal of time working towards provision of their basic needs. Provision of such basic needs is particularly important not only to adults but also to pre-school children. Available literature shows ...
    • Active Learning with Technology Tools in the Blended/Hybrid Classes 

      Murungi, Catherine Gakii; Gitonga, Rhoda K. (IGI Global, 2015)
      Blended/hybrid classrooms technological tools and resources in this paper refers to: Personal and public computers, Projectors (LCD), E-learning management system, E-journals, Interactive CD or DVD, Video cameras, search ...
    • School Homework as a Method of Teaching and Learning 

      Wanyore, Lucy Kinuthia; Murungi, Catherine Gakii (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2018)
      Pre-primary school children need positive early learning experiences to help their intellectual, social and emotional development. This lays the foundation for later school success. As a learning strategy, pre-primary ...
    • Games as a Medium for Teaching Mathematical Concepts 

      Njoroge, Antony Fredrick Gitau; Murungi, Catherine Gakii (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2018)
      Basic early childhood mathematics is broader and deeper than mere practice of counting and adding. Past studies have proposed that children learn through social interaction and actively exploring concepts with their peers, ...
    • Play as a Medium of Instruction 

      Manyara, Chrisanto Omwenga; Murungi, Catherine Gakii (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2018)
      This Book establishes the influence of pre-school teachers’ level of motivation on use of play as a medium of instruction in pre-school children’s learning. It explores the level of motivation that can make teachers to use ...
    • Class Learning Environment on Grade 1-3 Performance in Social studies 

      Makau, Mathias Wambua; Murungi, Catherine Gakii; Begi, Seth (Lambert Academic Publishing, 2018)
      Social studies plays a vital role of equipping pupils with knowledge and skills to help them cope with the present and future. This allows pupils to participate effectively in their world and explain their relationship ...
    • Curriculum and Transition for the Intellectually Challenged Learners: Effects of Curriculum on Transition to the World of Work of Learners with Intellectual Disability from Special Schools 

      Maina, Hannah Njeri; Muthee, Jessinah; Murungi, Catherine (Scholars' Press, 2019)
      Majority of children with intellectual disability continue to be in special schools irrespective of their age, ability and the duration of schooling. As a result they rarely leave school to join the community as a productive ...
    • Gender Dynamics in Science and Technology 

      Kimani, E.; Mwikamba, K. (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2010)
      An understanding of gender dynamics in science and technology is based on the perspective of how social norms, values and attitudes dictate differentials in the participation of male and female in these fields. This in ...
    • Gendered Patterns of Unpaid Care and Domestic Work in the Urban Informal Settlements of Nairobi, Kenya: Findings from a Household Care Survey 2019 

      Maina, Lucy W.; Kimani, Elishba (Oxfam International, 2019)
      Unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW) underpins all societies and contributes to wellbeing, social development and economic growth. Around the world, women spend disproportionately more time than men caring for children, ...
    • A Conceptual Educational Data Mining Model for Supporting Self-Regulated Learning in Online Learning Environments 

      Araka, Eric; Oboko, Robert; Maina, Elizaphan; Gitonga, Rhoda K. (IGI Global, 2021)
      Self-regulated learning is attracting tremendous researches from various communities such as information communication technology. Recent studies have greatly contributed to the domain knowledge that the use self-regulatory ...
    • Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Tourism 

      Magige, James M.; Jepkosgei, Charlynne; Onywere, S. M. (Springer Nature, 2020)
      A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer-based information system using special tools to manage location-based data and their attributes for decision-making. Geospatial functions cut across many fields and ...
    • Weeds and Weed Management 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Weeds are undesirable plants that may grow naturally along with crops. They affect the growth of plants, products desirability, decreased production efficiency and the yields. Weeds usually grow very fast, compete for the ...
    • Taxonomy and Classification of Insects 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Classification refers to the arrangement of the kinds of individuals living organisms into groups and the groups into systems called classification. TAXONOMY: This is the science of identifying, naming and classifying ...
    • Introduction to Crop Protection: Plant Diseases 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Plants, whether cultivated or wild, grow and produce well as long as the soil provides them with sufficient nutrients and moisture, sufficient light reaches their leaves, and the temperature remains within a certain “normal” ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Viruses 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Plant viruses have a huge impact on crop production throughout the world. Consequently, there has been a considerable effort and resources directed towards managing virus diseases. Crop failure due to debilitating viruses ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Fungi 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Fungi are microscopic organisms that reproduce by means of spores. Only those with cell wall containing chitin are classified as true fungi. Most plant diseases are caused by fungi and most of them tend to become a problem, ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Nematodes 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Nematodes are lower invertebrate animals and are perhaps the most numerous multicellular animals on the earth. They are generally free-living in marine, freshwater or soil environments, but a large number of species are ...
    • Management of Plant Diseases 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Most serious diseases of crop plants appear on a few plants in an area year after year, spread rapidly, and are difficult to cure after they have begun to develop. Therefore, almost all control methods are aimed at ...
    • Introduction to Crop Protection: Major Insect Pests 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      The major quarantine pests identified recently on cut flowers include bollworms (Helicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera spp.), leaf miner (Liriomyza sp.), white flies (mainly Bemisia tabaci), thrips (mainly western flower thrips ...