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Dr. Margaret Wangui Murugami

DrMargaretWMurugami

Position: Lecturer
Department: Special Needs Education
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya


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Publications

  • Chomba.M., Margaret Murugami., & Stephen Nzoka. (2018) Braille Literacy in Kenya: Teachers’ Perception in Special Primary Schools for Learners with Visual Impairment. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, {Bi-Monthly}, ISSN 2249-9598, Volume-08, Issue- 01, Jan-Feb Issue

  • Mwangi. S., Chomba, J., Murugami, M., & Kinyua P. (2016). Assessment of children with visual problems and challenges that hinder them from being identified in selected primary schools, Central Kenya. International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, {Bi-Monthly}, ISSN 2249-9598, (Online) Volume-VI, pp. 15-22

  • Gathua J., Muthee, J., Murugami, M., & Tesfu Tekle (2015). Analysis of Interventions Teachers Use to Manage Learners with Selected Behavior Disorders in Primary Schools in Thika Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.6, No.33, pp. 129-139

  • Gathua J. Muthee, J., Murugami, M., & Tesfu Tekle (2015). Assessment on Challenges Teachers Faced in Managing Learners with Selected Behavior Disorders in Primary Schools in Thika Sub-County, Kiambu County, Kenya. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, {Bi-Monthly}, ISSN 2249-9598, Volume-V, Nov 2015 Special Issue pp. 90-104`

  • Abubakar, A., Alonso-Arbiol, I., Van de Vijver, F. J. R., Murugami, M., Mazrui, M., & Arasa, J. (2013). Attachment and psychological wellbeing among adolescents with and without disabilities in Kenya: The mediating role of identity formation. Journal of Adolescence, 36, 849-857.

  • Murugami, M. W. & Nel, M. (2011). Vocational Self-Concept and Decision Making Self-Efficacy. Verlag: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller GmbH & Co. KG

  • Murugami, M.W. & Nel, M. (2012). A developmental career guidance and Counselling process for learners with disabilities: Preparation for employment. International Research Journals (Educational Research) Vol. 3(4) pp 362-370

  • Murugami, M. W. (2009). Disability and identity. Disability Studies Quarterly, Vol. 29,

Other Publications

  • Ndani M. & Murugami M (2009). (Diploma course book) Children in need of special protection. Nairobi: Longhorn Publishers.

Book Chapters in University level scholarly Books

  • Abubakar, A. Van de Vijver, F.J.R. Murugami, M, Mazrui, L. & Arasa, J. (2013). Connectedness and Psychological wellbeing of adolescents of Asian and Arab background in Kenya. Dimitrova, R. Bender,M. and Van de Vijver, F.J.R. (Eds). Global perspectives on well-being in immigrant families. New York: Springer.
  • Abubakar, A. Van de Vijver, F.J.R. Murugami, M, Mazrui, L. Arasa, J. (2012). Ethnic Identity, Acculturation Orientations and Psychological Well-being among Adolescents of Immigrant Background in Kenya. Garcia Coll-C. (ed) Impact of immigration on Children’s Well-being. Basel: Krager publishers.

Conferences Attended

  • 2016: National Conference on inclusive education The context of inclusive education in Kenya at Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) 17th. – 18th March

  • 2011: Communication Commission of Kenya E-Accessibility workshop for persons with disabilities at Laico Regency, Nairobi. 10th. – 11th. May

  • 2011: Workshop on Gender and Disability Mainstreaming at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi Kenya. 4th February

  • 2010: EDULINK: A consultative forum for empowering persons with visual impairments through ICT Kenyatta University Nairobi Kenya. 25TH –28TH.  October

  • 2010: INable Seminar on Assistive Technology for persons with visual impairments Fairview Hotel Nairobi Kenya. 8th. October

  • 2009: Leonard Chesire International Conference on Disability in Africa At Nairobi Safari Club Hotel 27-28th March

  • 2007: Twaweza communications Disability, Culture and Human rights Workshop At Lenana House Conference Center – Nairobi 14-16th. June

  • 2007: The IDP Fourth Africa Blind Forum Conference on Social inclusion At Pan Afric Hotel – Nairobi 7-10th. May

  • 2000: The first East African Mobility and Rehabilitation Conference at Uganda National Institute of Special Education Kyambogo – Kampala. 21st. -24th. August

  • 2000: ICEVI Conference – Kenya Chapter at Kenya Institute of Special Education Nairobi 26 -28th. April

    Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • 2016: A paper on “Reconceptualization of orientation and mobility curriculum in order to address habilitation needs of children with visual impairment in
    inclusive settings”. Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) Nairobi 17th. – 18th. March

  • 2011: “Barriers to internet access for persons with disabilities”, at Laico Regency, Nairobi 10th. – 11th. May

  • 2010: Paper on “Students’ with visual impairment ICT support Model: Opportunities and Gaps. At the Consultative Forum, Kenyatta University (Students and Business Center) 27th. October

  • 2007: “Disability and Identity in Kenya, Disability, Culture and Human rights Workshop Nairobi. Twaweza communications 15th June

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