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Dr. Ruth Mutunge Mwanzia

Dr. Ruth Mutunge Mwanzia

Lecturer

Email: rmwanzia@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty of Education and Resources Development

Department of Education

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Lecturer, Educational Foundations

WORK EXPERIENCE
1 year: Lecturer
4 years: Assistant Lecturer
2 years: Graduate Assistant

COMMUNITY SERVICE
1) Patron of Mekilingi A.I.C Youth
2) Member, Board of Trustees, Tumaini International Trust, Machakos
3) Member, Board of Management (BOM) at Tumaini Girls High School, Machakos
4) Chairperson of Academic Committee at Tumaini Girls High School, Machakos

EDUCATION
Ph.D. (Educational Foundations), Chuka University
Master of Education (Educational Foundations), Chuka University
B.Ed. (Arts) (Mathematics and Business Studies), Chuka University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
Education and Ethics: A Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Kenyan Education System.
Reconstructionist Analysis on the Relevance of Secondary School Curriculum in Promoting National Cohesion among Students in Machakos Town Sub-County, Kenya.

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Mwanzia, R. M., Muthaa, G. M. & Ogola, F. O. (2015). Reconstructionist Analysis on the Relevance of Secondary School Curriculum Content in Promoting National Cohesion among Students in Machakos Town Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. 3(10): 1-12
2. Mwangi, S. N. & Mwanzia, R. M. (2015). Critical Analysis on How Learner-Related Factors affect Application of Progressivists’ Learner-Centered Approaches in Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: A Case of Meru South, Tharaka-Nithi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. 3: 385-396
3. Mwanzia, R. M. & Mwangi, S. N. (2016). Reconstructionist Analysis on the Relevance of Secondary School Learning Opportunities in Promoting National Cohesion among Students in Machakos Town Sub-County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. 7(32): 216-222
4. Mwanzia, R. M. (2017). Relevance of Secondary School Co- Curricula Activities based on Reconstructionism Philosophy in Promoting National Cohesion among Students in Machakos Town Sub County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Knowledge. 2(6): 47-56
5. Mwanzia, R. M. & Kimeli, B. J. (2017). Influence of Instructional Strategies used by Teachers in Implementation of Life Skills Education Curriculum on Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools in Matinyani Sub-County, Kitui County, Kenya. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research. 5(6):75-79
6. Kimeli, B. J & Mwanzia, R. M. (2017). Family Influence on Students’ Choice of Physics as an Examinable Subject in Secondary Schools in Meru South Sub-County. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 7(5). 55-58
7. Mwanzia, R. M.; Wane, N.; Muthaa, G. M. & Muriithi, D. K. (2019). Curriculum and Ethics: A Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Kenyan Education System. International Journal of Education and Research. 7(5): 167-180
8. Mwanzia, R. M.; Wane, N.; Muthaa, G. M. & Muriithi, D. K. (2019). Pedagogical Approaches and Ethics: A Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Kenyan Education System. International Journal of Innovative Research and Knowledge. 4(5): 132-142

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Contemporary Issues in Educational Foundations

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