•  The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

    The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

  •  The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

    The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

  •  The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

    The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

  •  The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

    The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

  •  The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

    The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

Dr. Beatrice Bunyasi Awori

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


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Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Chege Mary Wairimu, Joel M. Chomba and Beatrice Bunyasi Awori (2018) Factors Influencing the use of Assisstive Technology in Teaching Mathematics to Learners with Visual Impairments in Special Primary Schools in Kenya. Academic Research International. Vol. 9 (1) March 2018.
  • Beatrice Bunyasi Awori and Judith Chepkorir (2018) “Equity in Students’ Enrolment in Public Universities in Kenya: An Analysis of Undergraduates with Disabilities. Commission for University Education: The State of University Education in Kenya, Selected Papers from the 1st Biennial Conference, 2016. Vol. 1, 192 – 206.  ISBN 978 – 9966-009-24-1 @ 2018.
  • Mary Cheptanui Sambu, Nelly Otube and Beatrice Awori Bunyasi (2018) “Assessment of Academic Performance of Learners with Hearing Impairment in Selected Special Primary Schools in Kenya”. International Journal of Education and Research. ISSN: 2411-5681. Vol. 6 No.2. February 2018.
  • Chabari Patrick and Beatrice Bunyasi Awori (2017) “Strategies used in Teaching Written English Language to Learners with Hearing Impairments: A Case of Njia Special School in Meru County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research.Vol. 5 No. 121, December 2017.
  • Hellen Kemunto Nyakundi, Awori  Beatrice Bunyasi and Peter M. Chege (2016) Effectiveness of Placement Options for Learners with Hearing Impairments in Kajiado North Sub- County, Kajiado County, Kenya. International Journal of Arts and Commerce. ISSN 1929-7106. Vol. 5 No. 7, October 2016.
  • Omugur, Julius Patrick and Beatrice Bunyasi Awori (2016) “Teachers’ use of Communication Techniques for Achievement of Daily Living Activities by Learners with Deafblindness in Primary Schools, Uganda”. International Journal of Education and Research. ISSN 2411-5681. Vol. 4 No. 9, September, 2016.
  • Paul Korir Mutai, Geoffrey K. Karugu and Beatrice Bunyasi (2016). Effects of Communication Disorders on Academic Performance of Learners in Mainstream Primary Schools in Kericho County, Kenya. International Journal of Information Research and Review 2o16, Vol. 03 Issue 02: 1807-1815 February 2016.
  • Byaruhanga, K. Ismael; Beatrice. Bunyasi Awori and Runo. Mary (2015) Analysis of Educational Services for Learners with Hearing Impairments:  A Case Study of Oriental Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal of Arts and Commerce. Vol. 4 No. 6 August 2015.
  • Lucy, Wambui Muiruri; Beatrice, Bunyasi Awori and John, Ngasike (2015). “Classroom Environment and its support to effective classroom communication for deaf learners, Kenya.” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, Vol. 17. No. 1; 144-148, August 2015
  • Namide Fredrick, Beatrice Bunyasi Awori and Geoffrey Karugu: “The extent of using Individualized Educational Plan on academic performance in sciences by deaf learners: A case of Rev. Muhoro Secondary School for the Deaf; Nyeri County, Kenya” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, ISSN 2351-8014 Vol. 17. No. 1; 136-143, August 2015                              
  • Chomba, Munyi.; Mukuria, Gathogo,; Kariuki, P. W.; Tumuti, Samwel and Beatrice Bunyasi  Awori(2014): Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Kenya: Challenges and Prospects. Disability Studies Quarterly. Vol. 34, No. 4.
  • Hellen Kemunto Nyakundi, Beatrice Bunyasi Awori and Peter M. Chege: “Factors influencing the placement of learners with hearing impairment in learning institutions in Kajiado North Sub-County, Kajiado County, Kenya” International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 3 No. 4, 209-220, April 2015. 
  • Makokha, Catherine Namalwa, Awori Beatrice Bunyasi and Masinde Edwin (2014): An assessment of the conditions requisite for learning Kiswahili language by learners with hearing impairment in Mumias Primary School for the Deaf, in Kakamega County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research. ISSN 2351-8014 Vol.11 No. 1, 8-18 October 2015.
  • Imbiti Beatrice, Awori Beatrice Bunyasi and Kwena Jacinta Aswani (2014): Strategies facilitating Kenyan sign language progress in primary schools for learners with hearing impairments in western province, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 2 No. 1, 38-49. January 2014.
  • Munyua Carolyn Gakurii, Awori Beatrice Bunyasi and Rukangu Simon (2014) Factors Influencing Choice of Vocational Courses by Learners with Hearing Impairments in Selected Vocational Training Centres, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 2 No.7, 1-12. July 2014.
  • Beatrice Bunyasi Awori, Karugu Geoffrey Kamau and Mugo John ( 2010): Relationship between self-esteem and academic achievement of girls with hearing impairments in secondary schools for the deaf in Kenya, Journal of the American academy of special Education Professionals (JAASEP) pg 38-51.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Mukuria Gathogo, Chomba Wa Munyi and Awori Beatrice Bunyasi (2012) Inclusive Education in Kenya: The Past, Present and Future.  Disability Studies Quarterly (Under Review).
  • Mukuria Gathogo, Chomba Wa Munyi and Awori Beatrice Bunyasi (2012) Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities. Disability Studies Quarterly.

Books

  • 2018: Kenya Society for Deaf Children: Practical Kenyan Sign Language: A guide book for learners in Primary Schools.
  • 2015: Beatrice Bunyasi Awori and Margaret Murugami: Low Incidence Exceptionalities I Module. Published by Kenyatta University.
  • 2014: Beatrice Bunyasi Awori. Communication Skills II for Learners with Hearing Impairments. Module published by Kenyatta University.
  • 2007: Beatrice Bunyasi Awori and Ambrose Osong, Written Language: written Expression, Spelling and Hand-writing, published by Kenya Institute of Special Education, module series.
  • 2009: Beatrice Bunyasi Awori. Total Communication II, Module published by Kenyatta University.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • 22nd-25th August 2016: Participated in the “1st Biennial Conference on the State on Higher Education in Kenya” organized by Commission for University Education in collaboration Universities and Research Institutions held at Kenyatta University Amphitheatre, Nairobi.

  • 23rd–26th August 2016: Participated in the 6th African Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Conference organized by NEMA in collaboration with Kenyatta University held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre. Nairobi.

  • 30th June, 2016: Participated in the school of Education Post-graduate seminar organized by the School of Education at Business & Students Services Centre, Kenyatta University. Nairobi.

  • 26th April, 2016: Attended NY2GS Climate Change Symposium on “Climate smart Solution to promote Industry’s Green Growth practices organized by Environmental Education, School of Environment at Kenyatta University Conference Centre. Nairobi.

  • 7th March, 2016: Participated in a workshop organized by Kenya Bureau of Standards in collaboration with Commission for University Education on Harmonization of Standards in University Education held at Panari Hotel, Nairobi.

  • 19th February, 2016: Participated in Kenyatta University Seventh Disability Awareness Day.

  • 2nd February 2016: Attended a Panel meeting for Diploma in Sign Language Interpretation held at New Mitihani House.

  • 27th January 2016: Participated in a workshop to review interpreters’ Diploma Curriculum in Special Needs Education at Kenya National Examination Council, Nairobi.

  • 29th January, 2015: Participated in the workshop to review Inclusive Curriculum for Diploma in Special Needs Education at Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development, Nairobi.

  • 13th November, 2014: Attended a Stakeholders meeting on the Marrakesh Treaty organized by Kenya Copyright Board, NHIF Building, Nairobi.

  • November, 2014: Participated in a workshop on Grant Proposal Writing organized by Centre for Teaching Excellence & Evaluation at Kenyatta University, Nairobi.

  • 30th September, 2015- Participated in a meeting with Bible Translation and Literacy Team, at Directorate of Disabilities Services, Kenyatta University.
  • 31st August 2015: Participated in a seminar on Module writing at SBBC Kenyatta University.
  • 11th – 13th February, 2015: Participated in a Stakeholders Forum to view signs from the Kenyan Sign Language for schools 5th Edition at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi.
  • 28th January, 2015: Participated in a workshop for Special Needs Course Panel to review inclusive curriculum for diploma in Special Needs Education at Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development, Nairobi.
  • 13th November, 2014: Participated in a Stakeholders workshop on the Marrakesh Treaty organized by Kenya Copyright Board, NHIF Building, Nairobi.
  • November, 2014: Participated in a workshop on Grant Proposal Writing organized by Centre for Teaching Excellence & Evaluation at Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • September, 15th – 16th 2014: Participated in a training workshop on Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research at Kenyatta University Conference Center, Nairobi.
  • September, 9th – 13th 2013: Participated in Writing Workshop for Kenyan Sign Language Instructional Materials by Kenya Society for Deaf Children held at Stem Hotel, Nakuru.
  • 28th May, 2013: Successfully completed the course on Teaching Methodology organized by Centre for Teaching Excellence & Evaluation at Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • February 11th – 15th, 2013: Participated in Writing Workshop on Kenyan Sign Language Instructional Materials by Kenya Society for Deaf Children held at Stem Hotel, Nakuru.
  • January 23-24th, 2013: Participated in Kenya Society for Deaf Children on Kenyan Sign Language stakeholders workshop to develop teaching materials for deaf children at Kenya Institute of Education, Nairobi.
  • 20th September, 2012: Convened a workshop on “Introduction to sign Language” to Library personnel organized by Kenyatta University Disability Service Office at Kenyatta University Post Modern Library, Nairobi.
  • June 4th – 6th, 2012: Participated in Subject Panel Workshop for Kenyan Sign Language Syllabus for Primary Teachers’ Colleges at Kenya Institute of Education, Nairobi.
  • September 29th -30th 2011: Participated in an international conference on Disability Mainstreaming in Development Co-operation: An ISO Approach at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.
  • May 2010: Participated in a Post-doctoral Seminar on East Africa Regional Integration at Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • A workshop on Kenya Sign Language Curriculum Development in April 2009 at Kenya Institute of Education, Nairobi.
  • Kenyatta University Capacity Building seminar for Mentors in March 2009 at Kenyatta University.
  • 8th-14th, July 2007: Participated in writing and editing workshop at Hotel Senate, Juja, organized by Kenya Institute of Special Education, Nairobi.
  • 18th- 22nd June 2007: Participated in training workshop on writing of modules for Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) Open Distance & E-learning at KISE National Resource Centre.
  • 31st July –9th August 2007: Participated as an adjudicator for sign language in the Kenya Music Festival Adjudication at Nakuru, organized by Ministry of Education.
  • Kenyatta University Millennium Development Goals in October 2006 at Utalii Hotel (Participant)
  • A workshop on Mentoring Process for Kenyatta University students at Utalii Hotel (Participant)
  • Codesria Workshop on Research and Article Writing at Kenyatta University November 2006 (Participant)
  • Distant Learning Writers Workshop (KISE) on Review of Course Modules at Hotel Kunste Nakuru 26th November – 2nd December 2000
  • In-service course workshop for teachers of children with hearing impairments at Daadab Refugee Camp 7th -19th December 2000 (Facilitator)
  • In-service course workshop on Speech training for children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) at KISE 16th -20th April 2000
  • International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) Conference on 4th -7th April 2000.

 

 

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Chairperson Special Education


Dr. Beatrice Bunyasi Awori
 Chairperson, Special  Needs Education

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