PROF OMONDI OKETCH


POSITION
FACULTY: SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
CURRENT DESIGNATION: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER
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OFFICE TELEPHONE: .0734673744
CONSULTATION HOURS: .8AM-5PM
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)PHILOSOPHIAE DOCTORUNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA (SOUTH AFRICA)2006
MASTERS OF ARTS (MA)MASTER OF ART (ENGLISH)MASENO UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2000
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED)BACHELOR OF EDUCATION ( ARTS)MOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1994
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2011 - TO DATEEXTERNAL EXAMINERUNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE (SOUTH AFRICA)
AUGUST 2012 - TO DATESENIOR LECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2011 - 2012EXTERNAL EXAMINERKENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (KENYA)
2006 - 2012LECTURERMASENO UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
2008 - 2010SENIOR LECTURER PART TIMEGREAT LAKES UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
2003 - 2006TUTORIOL FELLOWMASENO UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1996 - 2000GRADUATE ASSISTANTMASENO UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1995 - 1996ASSISTANT TEACHERGAHUMBWA SECONDARY SCHOOL , VIHIGA (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
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1.       Adams, Y., Maina, M. & Oketch, O. (2014). Multimodality in Safaricom Advertisement Communication in Kenyan Daily Nation Newspaper. In Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies Vol. 3, No. 6, November 2014.

2.       Oketch, O. (2014). Linguistic and Cultural Diversity and Social Change: Potency or Encumbrance? In International Journal of Arts and Commerce. Vol. 3 No. 5. June, 2014.

3.      Maina, E.N, Kochung, E.J. & Oketch, O. (2014). Learning Strategies Used by Deaf Students in English Reading Comprehension in Secondary Schools for the Deaf in Kenya: Implications on Academic Achievement. Educ. Res. 5(4):122-130

4.       Ong’onda, N. A., Oketch, O. & Ongarora, D. O. (2013). Prosodic Features in Facebook Communication. In International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development Vol. 2, No. 2 April 2013. ISSN: 2226-6348 (print).

5.      Kodak, B., Oketch, O. & Maina, M. P. (2013). The Manipulation of Kenyan Television Viewers through the Modes of Signification in Television Advertisements. In International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development, Vol. 2, No. 2. April, 2013.  ISSN: 2226-6348 (print).

6.       Ochieng, R. O., Oketch, O., & Ongarora, D. O. (2013). A Discourse Analysis of Transactional Patterns in Two Health Facilities in Nyanza, Kenya. In International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 3. No. 1. January 2013. ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221- 0989 (online).

7.       Adams, Y., Maina, M.P., Oketch, O. & Kodak, B. (2012). Semiotic Discussion of Safaricom Newspaper Advertisements. In Madonna Journal of English and Literary Studies Volume 2 Number 2, 2012.

8.      Banda, F & Oketch, O. (2011). Localizing HIV/AIDS Discourse in a Rural Kenyan Community. In Journal of Asian and African Studies 46(1) 19–37. SAGE Publications.

9.       Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P. & Oketch, O. (2011). Language Mixing in Kenyan Text Messages. In International Journal of Professional Practice Vol. 2 (2) 2011. Kenya Methodist University.

10.  Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P. & Oketch, O. (2010). Kenya electronic communication: Implication of text messaging on social interaction. In US-China Foreign Language Vol. 8 (9) 2010.David Publishing Company.

11.   Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P. & Oketch, O. (2010). Punctuation as a sociolinguistic variable in text messaging. In Sino-US English Teaching Vol. 7 (9) 2010. David Publishing Company

12.  Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P. & Oketch, O. (2010). Group identities in Kenyan text mesages. In Acta Academia Vol. 42 (3) 2010. SA ePublications.

13.   Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P. & Oketch, O. (2010). Phonological Variation in Short Message Service (SMS) in Kenya. In Annals of Humanities & Development Studies: Vol. 1(2), 12-18, 2010.

14.   Banda, F. & Oketch, O. (2009). ‘What can we say when English has gone so high-tech?: Institutionalized Discourse and interaction in Development projects in a Rural community in Kenya. In Journal of Multicultural Discourse Vol. 4 (2) 2009. Taylor & Francis Group.

15.   Oketch, O. (2009). Impact of Gender Inequalities on Socio-Economic and Women’s Leadership in Nyanza Province. In Gender Dimensions of Development. KEFEADO and Heinrich Boll Foundation

16.   Banda, F. & Oketch, O. (2008). Multilingual discourse practices in community development in Nyanza Province, Kenya. In Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Journal Vol. 26 (1):1-11, 2008. NISC Pty Ltd.

Books

1.     Oketch, O. (2010). Language Use and Mode of Communication in Community Development: Nyanza Province, Kenya. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing.

Book Chapter

2.     Oketch, O. (2014). Historical Capsules and Linguistic Architecture in Dholuo Benga Music. In Singing a Nation: 50 years of Music Education in Kenya. Nairobi: Emak Music services.

3.     Oketch, O. (2008). A Multimodal Analysis of HIV/AIDS Discourse in Rural Kenyan Community. In Text, Language, and Literature: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives from Kenya.VDM Verlag.

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CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
ADSMS,YAKUB. THESISA LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF SAFARICOM ADVERTISEMENTS IN KENYA2008
ONYANGO,ROBERT ,GEORGEA LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF CODESWITCHING IN EASY FM AND KISS FM RADIO STATIONS IN KENYA2008 (GRADUATED)
BUNDEH,DAVID OTIENOTEXT INTERPRETATION; COHESION AND DEIXIS IN BEHIND THE MASK2009 ( GRADUATED)
ODHIAMBO, KENNEDY; PhD ThesisThesis; COURT INTERPRETER AS LANGUAGE RIGHTS PRACTITIONERS:THE CASE OF SUBORDINATE COURTS IN NYANZA 2011 ( GRADUATED)
CHARLES OTIENOAN ANALYSIS OF MOOD AND MODALITY ; A CASE OF POWER RELATION IN M, OLUDHE MACGOYE'S COMING TO BIRTH.2011 ( GRADUATED)
ODONGO , ROSEMARY ANYANGOThesis;AN INVESTIGATOIN OF ERRORS IN WRITTEN ENGLISH OF THE FORM FOUR STUDENTS IN KISUMU EAST DISTRI2010 (GRADUATED)
Nyokabi, E. Teaching and Learning of English Reading Comprehension: Implications on Academic Achievement of Deaf2015
Wasuna, C. A. Assessment of Reading Skills Development in Public Secondary Schools in Emuhaya District, Kenya.2015
Ong’onda, A. N. Virtual Speech Community: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Kenyan Face book Communication2014
Ochieng, R. O Frontline Interface: A Discourse Analysis of Interaction between Receptionists and Patients in Publi2015
Kodak, B. Multimodal Reading of Kenyan Television Advertisements by Viewers in Kisumu city.2013

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