Name: Dr. Antony Somba Mang’oka

Designation: Registrar Academic & Research / Senior Lecturer

School: Education

Department: Education

Email: Asomba@kabarak.ac.ke, academic_registrar@kabarak.ac.ke

Address: P.O. BOX Private Bag Kabarak, 20157

Dr. Anthony Somba Publications

1. Mang’oka, A.S; Onyango, J.O & Bartoo, P. (2019). An Interrogation of the types of Grammatical Cohesive Devices that are Prominent in the Writing of Hearing-Impaired Learners http://editoncpublishing.org/publication/ecjlls-volume-1-issue-1-2019/

2. Mang’oka, A.S; Onyango, J.O & Bartoo, P. (2019). The use of Lexical Cohesion in the English written texts of Hearing Impaired High Students. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 24, Issue 10, Series. 2 (October. 2019) 25-33 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.  www.iosrjournals.org http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/24(10)Series-2.html

3. Mang’oka, A.S; Onyango, J.O & Bartoo, P. (2019). An analysis of the grammatical features and Lexical Features that the Hearing-Impaired Learners Use In Writing To Achieve Cohesion. In International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation (IJLLT) ISSN: 2617-0299 www.ijllt.org.

4. Chepyegon, D.K., and Mang’oka, A. S. (2018). Language Predation: How L1Interference Contributes to Lexico-Grammar Errors in the Pupils’ Written Work among Tugen Speakers from Baringo County, Kenya. Mara res. j. humanities soc. sci. Vol. 3, No. 2, Pages 1 – 11, ISSN: 2519-1489

5. Chepyegon, D.K., and Mang’oka, A. S. (2018). The Nature of Lexico-Grammatical Errors in the Pupils’ English Written texts among Tugen Speakers from Baringo County. Mara res. j. humanities soc. sci. Vol. 3, No. 1, Pages 91 – 105, ISSN: 2519-1489

6. Mutie, S., and Somba, A. (2017). A Symbiotic Relationship between Creative Writing and Politics in Postcolonial Africa. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 1 – 6. ISSN 2523-1464

7. Kimeto, L. and Somba. A. (2017). The Challenges Faced in Integrating Participatory Communication Methods into Slum Upgrading: A Case of Kibera, Kenya. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, August 2017, Pages 38- 48. ISSN 2523-1464

8. Kimeto, L., and Somba, A. (2017). Application of the Principles of Participatory Communication in the Design and Implementation of the Kenya Slum Upgrading Program (KENSUP). Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 7 – 20.  ISSN 2523-1464

9. Kimeto, L. and Somba. A. (2017). A White Elephant? A Critical Look at the Usefulness of the Communication Channels used by the Kibera Slum Residents, Kenya. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 21 – 29. ISSN 2523-1464

10. Kimeto, L. and Somba. A. (2017). The Role Played by Settlement Executive Committee in the Design and Implementation of the KENSUP Communication Strategy in Kibera, Kenya. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 30 – 37. ISSN 2523-1464

11. Mang’oka, A. Somba and Somba, A.W., (2016) Learning Induced Errors in the Written English Texts of Hearing Impaired Learners in Primary School. Mara Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 1, No. 1, December 2016, Pages 94 – 110, ISSN: 2519-1489

12. Muthoka, S M., Kitonga, N.N., Mang’oka, A.S (2016) A Seed on Good Soil or a Seed on Rocks: Museveni’s Contestations with Democracy in Sowing the Mustard Seed. Journal of Literature, Languages and Linguistics www.iiste.org ISSN 2422-8435 An International Peer-reviewed Journal Vol.21, 2016

13. Mutie, S.M, Somba, A. M, Chemwei B, Mwithi, F.M &Mwakio. L (2015). The Ghost Within: A Literary Study of East African Nationalist Leaders’ Writings. In International Journal of Humanities and Social Science  Vol. 5, No. 6(1)

14. Mutie, S.M, Somba, A. M, Chemwei B, Nzula N,(2015) Jomo Kenyatta’s Speeches and the Construction of the Identities of a Nationalist Leader in Kenya. In English Language and Literature Studies; Vol. 5, No. 2; 2015 ISSN 1925-4768 E-ISSN 1925-4776

15. Somba, A.W., and Somba, A.M., (2015b) Categorization of Linguistic Features Creating Cohesion in Selected Gikuyu Texts. In International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature. http://journalofelt.in/ (ISSN: 2347-887X) online.

16. Somba, A.W., and Somba, A.M., (2015a) Linguistic Features that Mark Cohesion in Selected Gikuyu Texts. In Research on Humanities and Social Sciences www.iiste.org ISSN (Paper) 2224-5766 ISSN (Online) 2225-0484 (Online) Vol.5, No.2, 2015

17. Ezra K R; Rotich,J.C.; N. Ntabo, V.N.;  Korir, S.; Onguso, B.N; Somba, A.M. (2014).The Role of Knowledge Management towards the Achievement of Vision 2030.A Survey of Secondary School Drop Outs in Rongai District of Nakuru County, Kenya.  In Information and Knowledge Management Journal www.iiste.org ISSN 2224-5758 (Paper) ISSN 2224-896X (Online) Vol.4, No.8, 2014

18. Chemwei Bernard  & Mang’oka Somba (2014) Teacher-Student Perspectives And Experiences With The Use Of Cooperative Learning In Poetry Classroom Settings. In International Journal of Current Research Vol. 6, Issue, 04, pp.6141-6145, April, 2014 Available online at http://www.journalcra.com

19. Mang’oka A.Somba & Mutiti, J. Kariuki (2013).The Relationship Between Verbal Auditory, And Visual Signification In The Acquisition Of English L2 Vocabulary By The Hearing Impaired Learners. In Ruwaza Afrika: Journal Of Contemporary Research In Humanities And Social Sciences.Vol.2 No.1 (238-261).

2011 – 2019 PhD English Language and Linguistics Kabarak University
2005 – 2009 Masters English and Literature Egerton University
1993 – 1997

Bachelors or Arts English and Literature

 

Kenyatta University

Professional Training

Year Quality Assurance
23rd to 26th May 2016 Cohort 4 Part I of the Quality Assurance Training  Workshop in Entebbe, Uganda
12th to 15th December 2016 Cohort 4 Part II of the Quality Assurance Training  Workshop in Bujumbura, Burundi
2nd-7th May 2017 Cohort 4 Part III Quality Assurance Training – Dar Es Salaam -Tanzania
Jan 2020 – Present Registrar Academic and Research
June 2019- December 2019 Ag. Registrar Academic and Research
March 2019- Present Senior Lecturer, Kabarak University
1st September 2014 -February 2019 Lecturer, Kabarak University
May 2011- August  2014 Assistant Lecturer, Kabarak University
2009 – 2011

Part-time Lecturer:

Kabarak University,

-Mount Kenya University

-Egerton University

Appointments to Administrative Positions at Kabarak University
November 2018 – December 2019 Director, Centre for Quality Assurance, Kabarak University, Kenya.
October  2015 –October 2018 Ag. Director, Centre for Quality Assurance, Kabarak University
August 2014 – September. 2015 Ag. Director Institutional Planning and Programming, Kabarak University
October. 2012– August. 2014 Coordinator: Teaching Practice and Community Service
October 2012 – Present Member of University Senate
August 2014 -Present

Member of Deans’and Research Committee

Member of Quality Assurance Committee

Appointments to Administrative Positions at Teachers’ Service Commission
January 2009- 2011 April Promotion to Job Group M at Nakuru Boys’ High School
January 2001 Promotion to Job Group L at Kathonzweni  High School
January 1998 Graduate Teacher- Teachers’ Service Commission. Kathonzweni  High School
Year Name of project
2003 Literacy Levels Among Lower Primary School Pupils
2008 Lexico-Semantic Errors in the Written English of Hearing Impaired Learners
2012 Challenges faced by Teachers of English in Nakuru County.
2012 The Role of Exposure in Acquisition of Lexico-Semantic Competence by Hearing Impaired Learners in Kenya
2012 The Role of Exposure in Acquisition of Lexico-Semantic Competence by Hearing Impaired Learners in Kenya
2016 Hearing –Impaired Communication Strategies
Date Conference/Workshop
28th – 29th May 2019 1st Quality Conference- White Sands Mombasa
6th -10th  May 2019 8th East African Quality Assurance Conference at Entebbe Uganda
9th -12th April 2019

Management of Systems for Management Representatives Course

at Lake Naivasha Resort, Naivasha

December 2018 1st National Auditors’ Forum- Mombasa
2nd – 6th October 2018 8th Annual Kabarak International Research Conference
1st – 6th  May 2018 8th East African Quality Assurance Conference at Kigali -Rwanda
16th – 18th April  2018 Trainer of Trainers Workshop by KEBS- Nairobi –Ole Seren Hotel
19th March 2018 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditors Course- Advanced Quality Auditing of Management Systems- Naivasha
22nd -23rd  March 2018 Quality Improvement Tools and Techniques – Naivasha
20th -21st  March 2018 Process and Performance Improvement Seminar in Naivasha
19th March, 2018 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditors Course- Advanced Quality Auditing of Management Systems- Naivasha
6th-7th October 2018 Objective Setting and Root Cause Analysis by KEBS.
28th-29th September  2017 Education Irregularities and Examination Fraud Prevention Conference organized by Delight Professional Summits in Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nairobi.
17th -19th May 2017 Bioethics Training Workshop by Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) in collaboration with the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) held at Kabarak University.
12th -17th December 2017 The Second Cohort Four Quality Assurance Training Workshop by IUCEA at Hotel Panaromique, Bujumbura, Burundi.
2nd-7th May 2017 The  Third  Cohort Four Quality Assurance Training Workshop by IUCEA at Ramada Hotel in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
8th -12th May, 2017 7th East African Quality Assurance Forum conference and training scheduled for in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
8th  -13th May 2017 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditors’ Course  by KEBS in Naivasha
12th –14th October 2015 ISO 9001:2015 Internal audit training by KEBS held in Kabarak
23rd-25th November 2016 Workshop on ISO 9001:2015 for Universities organized by KEBS and CUE held in Naivasha.
13th -15th July 2016, 6th Annual Kabarak International Research Conference
17th – 19th  July  2015 The 5th Annual Kabarak International Research Conference
22nd – 27th May 2016 The First Cohort Four Quality Assurance Training Workshop by IUCEA at Imperial Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda.
15th -18th  July 2014 The  4th Annual Kabarak International Research Conference
6th -7th  March 2014 Workshop on Student Centered Teaching held in Kabarak.
15th -18th October 2013 The  3rd Annual Kabarak International Research Conference
25th – 27th September 2013 Educational Management Society of Kenya International Conference  held in Kabarak University
2nd – 3rd May 2013 Seminar on Productivity Promotion and Awareness organized by Productivity Centre of Kenya and Kabarak University
16th -18th  October 2012 The 2nd  Annual Kabarak International Research Conference
22nd – 27th July 2012 Research Proposal Training organized by Kenya DAAD Scholars Association in collaboration with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) held in Kabarak.
May 25th  -25th  June 2012 ISO 9001:2008 QMS Documentation ,KPI, and Service Charter Training-  Kabarak University
November 15th  2011 ISO 9001:2008 QMS Sensitization and Awareness Training , Kabarak University
August  18th  2011 ISO Sensitization and Awareness Seminar, Kabarak University
October, 12th  to 14th 2011 The 1st Annual Kabarak International Research Conference

 

Publications:

1. Mang’oka, A.S; Onyango, J.O & Bartoo, P. (2019). An Interrogation of the types of Grammatical Cohesive Devices that are Prominent in the Writing of Hearing-Impaired Learners http://editoncpublishing.org/publication/ecjlls-volume-1-issue-1-2019/

2. Mang’oka, A.S; Onyango, J.O & Bartoo, P. (2019). The use of Lexical Cohesion in the English written texts of Hearing Impaired High Students. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 24, Issue 10, Series. 2 (October. 2019) 25-33 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.  www.iosrjournals.org http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/24(10)Series-2.html

3. Mang’oka, A.S; Onyango, J.O & Bartoo, P. (2019). An analysis of the grammatical features and Lexical Features that the Hearing-Impaired Learners Use In Writing To Achieve Cohesion. In International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation (IJLLT) ISSN: 2617-0299 www.ijllt.org.

4. Chepyegon, D.K., and Mang’oka, A. S. (2018). Language Predation: How L1Interference Contributes to Lexico-Grammar Errors in the Pupils’ Written Work among Tugen Speakers from Baringo County, Kenya. Mara res. j. humanities soc. sci. Vol. 3, No. 2, Pages 1 – 11, ISSN: 2519-1489

5. Chepyegon, D.K., and Mang’oka, A. S. (2018). The Nature of Lexico-Grammatical Errors in the Pupils’ English Written texts among Tugen Speakers from Baringo County. Mara res. j. humanities soc. sci. Vol. 3, No. 1, Pages 91 – 105, ISSN: 2519-1489

6. Mutie, S., and Somba, A. (2017). A Symbiotic Relationship between Creative Writing and Politics in Postcolonial Africa. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 1 – 6. ISSN 2523-1464

7. Kimeto, L. and Somba. A. (2017). The Challenges Faced in Integrating Participatory Communication Methods into Slum Upgrading: A Case of Kibera, Kenya. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, August 2017, Pages 38- 48. ISSN 2523-1464

8. Kimeto, L., and Somba, A. (2017). Application of the Principles of Participatory Communication in the Design and Implementation of the Kenya Slum Upgrading Program (KENSUP). Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 7 – 20.  ISSN 2523-1464

9. Kimeto, L. and Somba. A. (2017). A White Elephant? A Critical Look at the Usefulness of the Communication Channels used by the Kibera Slum Residents, Kenya. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 21 – 29. ISSN 2523-1464

10. Kimeto, L. and Somba. A. (2017). The Role Played by Settlement Executive Committee in the Design and Implementation of the KENSUP Communication Strategy in Kibera, Kenya. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 30 – 37. ISSN 2523-1464

11. Mang’oka, A. Somba and Somba, A.W., (2016) Learning Induced Errors in the Written English Texts of Hearing Impaired Learners in Primary School. Mara Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 1, No. 1, December 2016, Pages 94 – 110, ISSN: 2519-1489

12. Muthoka, S M., Kitonga, N.N., Mang’oka, A.S (2016) A Seed on Good Soil or a Seed on Rocks: Museveni’s Contestations with Democracy in Sowing the Mustard Seed. Journal of Literature, Languages and Linguistics www.iiste.org ISSN 2422-8435 An International Peer-reviewed Journal Vol.21, 2016

13. Mutie, S.M, Somba, A. M, Chemwei B, Mwithi, F.M &Mwakio. L (2015). The Ghost Within: A Literary Study of East African Nationalist Leaders’ Writings. In International Journal of Humanities and Social Science  Vol. 5, No. 6(1)

14. Mutie, S.M, Somba, A. M, Chemwei B, Nzula N,(2015) Jomo Kenyatta’s Speeches and the Construction of the Identities of a Nationalist Leader in Kenya. In English Language and Literature Studies; Vol. 5, No. 2; 2015 ISSN 1925-4768 E-ISSN 1925-4776

15. Somba, A.W., and Somba, A.M., (2015b) Categorization of Linguistic Features Creating Cohesion in Selected Gikuyu Texts. In International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature. http://journalofelt.in/ (ISSN: 2347-887X) online.

16. Somba, A.W., and Somba, A.M., (2015a) Linguistic Features that Mark Cohesion in Selected Gikuyu Texts. In Research on Humanities and Social Sciences www.iiste.org ISSN (Paper) 2224-5766 ISSN (Online) 2225-0484 (Online) Vol.5, No.2, 2015

17. Ezra K R; Rotich,J.C.; N. Ntabo, V.N.;  Korir, S.; Onguso, B.N; Somba, A.M. (2014).The Role of Knowledge Management towards the Achievement of Vision 2030.A Survey of Secondary School Drop Outs in Rongai District of Nakuru County, Kenya.  In Information and Knowledge Management Journal www.iiste.org ISSN 2224-5758 (Paper) ISSN 2224-896X (Online) Vol.4, No.8, 2014

18. Chemwei Bernard  & Mang’oka Somba (2014) Teacher-Student Perspectives And Experiences With The Use Of Cooperative Learning In Poetry Classroom Settings. In International Journal of Current Research Vol. 6, Issue, 04, pp.6141-6145, April, 2014 Available online at http://www.journalcra.com

19. Mang’oka A.Somba & Mutiti, J. Kariuki (2013).The Relationship Between Verbal Auditory, And Visual Signification In The Acquisition Of English L2 Vocabulary By The Hearing Impaired Learners. In Ruwaza Afrika: Journal Of Contemporary Research In Humanities And Social Sciences.Vol.2 No.1 (238-261).

 

Unpublished Papers

1. Critical Hypothesis Theory? The Case Deaf Learners in Kenya.

2. The Role of Exposure in The Acquisition of Syntactic Competence by Hearing Impaired Learners in Kenya

3. Haphazard Errors in The Writing Of  Hearing Learners in Kenya

4. Challenges Faced by Hearing Impaired Learners in The Acquisition of Reading and Writing Skills in Primary Schools in Kenya

5. Lexical Organization in The Writing of Hearing Impaired Learners In Kenyan High Schools

6. Hearing Impaired Learners Evaluation and Assessment in Kenya

7. Linguistic Constraints in The Acquisition of Second Language by Hearing Learners in Kenya

8. Perception of ‘Quality’ by Learners in Higher Institutions of Learning

Pure and applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition by Hearing Impaired Learners, Quality Assurance in Higher Education