A VISITING PROFESSOR FROM UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA IN AUSTRIA WITH PG LIT STUDENTS
LITERATURE STUDENTS TAKING A CREATIVE WRITERS WORKSHOP IN MARCH 2020
THE INTERUNIVERSITY DEBATES IN FRENCH
THE AUF TRAINING ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
IN SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS OF FRENCH
Japanese Cultural Festival
Japanese Club- KU
Japanese language learners at a cultural festival
Prof.Ralarala of Cape Peninsulla University, South Africa, The Dean SHSS, the Chairperson of LL&FL,Dr.Nthiga and seminar participants after the launch of a book on forensic Lings

Title/Qualifications: Phd.
Department/unit/section:
Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
Contact address:
Kenyatta University P. O. Box 43844 - 00100 Nairobi
Email:
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Position:
Lecturer

Area of Specialization: General linguistics, Applied linguistics,Language teaching-learning

Research Interests: English language Phonetics and Phonology, Nilotic and Bantu language phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, language education, endangered language revitalization

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_works&gmla=AJ1KiT1Bgtcd2OiCphd00hj1Vu5npjc4GlW2ykp0TVbc_QdVAd56_dRid3NZnfw7j3JK2lKVw_nS-LlKfJ-_cQ&user=UNpcqw4AAAAJ

ORCID ID:     0000-0003-0672-6411

Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gerry-Ayieko

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerry-ayieko-595a5129/?originalSubdomain=ke


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RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Referred Journal Papers

  • Ayieko, G.O,Application of the schema-theoretic approach in the interpretation of the stream of consciousness in Wole Soyinka’s The Interpreters 2023 CLAREP Journal of English and Linguistics
  • Ayieko, G.O The effect of training task on perception and production of RP English vowels by Dholuo speakers. 2022 Dutsinma Journal of English and Literature. Vol 5(1) pp 103-132.
  • Ayieko,G.O Convergent and discriminant validity of the English Prosodic Phonology Processing Test (EPPPT): A multi-trait multimethod approach 2022 Linguistics and Literature Review, 8(2), 48-68.
  • Ayieko, G.O Kenyan English: The Chimera in Sociolinguistics of English-speaking Communities in Kenya 2022 CLAREP Journal of English and Linguistics. Vol. 4 pp. 101-134
  • Ayieko,G.0 Ethical Awareness of University Students in Online English Language and Linguistics Classes During COVID-19 Era in Kenya 2022 East African Journal of Education Studies, 5(1), 230-245
  • Ayieko, G.O Task Based Vocabulary Teaching: An Experimental Study in Selected Secondary Schools in Mombasa County, Kenya 2021 Ruwaza Journal . Vol.VII (28-39) 
  • Ayieko, G.,& Mwangi, P Role of social networks, attitude and motivation in informal Foreign language learning in the tourism industry in Mombasa County, Kenya. 2022 Journal of Communication and cultural trends
  • Ayieko,G.0 (2021) An optimality theoretic approach to Dholuo speakers’ perception and learnability of RP English sibilant phonemes. Research Journal in African Languages 2 (2). Retrieved from https://www.royalliteglobal.com/african-languages/article/view/662
  • Ayieko, G.O (2020) “The influence of story schema theory on Reader-Reponses by Kenyan University Undergraduate Students of Wole Soyinka’s The Interpreters (1965): Reader response," Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, Vol 2 No.3 pp 62-78.
  • Ayieko, G. 0. (2019) “Autobiography and the deconstruction of female Selfhood in Karen Blixen’s Out of Africa and Elspeth Huxley’s The Flame Trees of ”  Egerton Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences & Education  Vol 12:1pp.
  • Wangia, J and Ayieko, G (2016) ‘Translation of kinship terminology in selected bilingual dictionaries in Kenya and its implication for cross- cultural communication’. Chemichemi International Journal  of Humanities and Social Sciences 10:2 pp. ISSN 1563-1028

 Referred Journal Papers With Postgraduate Students

  • Mose Gesare Edinah, Henry Simiyu Nandelenga, Gerry Ayieko.(2020) Morphotactics in ekegusii borrowing: An optimality perspective. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 7(7): 59-65.
  • Abaya, Karen, Ayieko, Gerry and Kebeya, Hilda (2020) ‘Occurrence and Co- occurrence of Verbal Extensions in Lulogooli’ The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies.8(10):349-366
  • Luka, S,M and Ayieko, G.O (2020) Individual and Co-occurrence of Ekegusii Verbal Extensions The international journal of humanities and social studies Vol 8:8 pp 1-7  
  • Nicholas, K.K and Ayieko, G.O (2020) Interpretations of English Nominal Elements by Kamba Speakers in Kenya.International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science.  Volume IV, Issue VIII. 341-348
  • Mose, E.G, Nandalenga, H.S and Ayieko, G.O (2019), ‘Ekegusii Phonemic Inventory Constraints on Borrowing: An Optimality Perspective.’ The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol 7 Issue 6: pp53-63
  • George Mulama Nanjira, Henry Simiyu Nandelenga, Gerry Ayieko.(2019) NC Effects in olumarama phonology. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 6(11): 224-232
  • Benson, Peace, Ayieko, G.O and Gimode Khadi Jessica (2019) An X-bar theoretic account of Jenjo Noun Phrase. Dutinma Journal of English and literature
  • Benson, Peace, Ayieko, G.O and Gimode Khadi Jessica (2019)    The syntactic function of Noun Phrase in Jen. Yankari: Journal of English, Literature and linguistics ISSN: 2336-603

 Chapter in Books and Books

  • Ayieko, G.O A survey of university lecturers’ attitude and approaches to teaching English language in selected Universities in East Africa In Alexandra Esimaje, Bertus van Rooy, ‘Demola Jolayemi, Daniel Nkemleke and Ernest Klu (eds) African Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning of English in Higher Education. 2023 London:Routledge,Tyler and Francis Group
  • Ayieko, G.O System dynamic modeling of the language-in education policy in Kenya’ Dr. Kenneth Ngure Ed. In Press Narobi, Kenyatta University

Conference Presentation

  • February 2015: ‘The role of social networks in the informal language learners of French by tourism workers in Mombasa County’  paper presented at  foreign languages and literature conference theme foreign languages in africa in the 21st century
  • DEC. 2014:‘The effect of schema on narrative comprehension: Wole Soyinka the interpreters’ Paper presented at 2014 Pwani University, Kenya; First International Conference on Researching African Literatures in the 21st Century .
  • March 2002 ‘Ayaki ok Chira:lexico-semantic ambiguity in Dholuo aid terminology’  Paper presented at the First Nilotic languages workshop at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu.

Networking and Collaboration With External Organizations

  • 2019- date External reviewer of researcher proposals Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • 2019- date MA/ Med and PhD theses External examiner Kenya Methodist University. Meru Kenya 

chairperson english

Dr. Kenneth Kamuri Ngure
Chairperson
Department of Literature, Linguistics, and Foreign Languages


 

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