Name: Samuel M. Mutweleli

Title/Qualification: P. HD( Educational Psychology)

Department: Educational Psychology

Designation/Position: Lecturer

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Contact Address: Box 43844-00100, Nairobi

Area of Specialization:

- Tests and Measurements

- Educational Psychology

Research Interests:

-  Application of tests and measurements theory in development of tools for measuring 21st century skills

-  Educational Psychology in practice in Competency Based Curriculum



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Referred Journals

  1. Mutisya, E.N., Kinai, T.K., Dinga, J.N., & Mutweleli, S.M., (2016). Relationship between Academic Emotions, Self-efficacy and Mathematics achievement of secondary school students in Central Division, Machakos County, Kenya. Msingi Journal 1(2).
  2. Wang’eri, T., Mutweleli, S. M.(2013). Digital Divide in Work and Study among Mature Students Furthering their Education in Kenyan Universities: The Case of Kenyatta University. International Journal of Social Sciences and Entreprenuership. Vol. 1 Issue 2, 150 – 172, April, 2013. Online access:
  4. Wang’eri, T., Kimani, E.& Mutweleli, S. M.(2012). Transitional Challenges Facing University First Year students In Kenyan Public Universities: A Case of Kenyatta University. Interdicsiplinary Review of Economics and Management. Vol. 2 Number 1, December, 2012.
  5. Mwololo, J.N, Barbara G. K, Nyakwara, B. & Mutweleli S.M. (2011). Pre-school Teachers’ Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Use of Visual Media in Instructional Delivery in Kibwezi District, Kenya. Journal of Research in Education and Society. Vol. 2 Number 1, 97 – 105, April 2011.
  6. Gatumu, H. N., Mutweleli, S. M., Okatcha, F. O. & Oyugi, E. O. (2010). Relative Influence of Selected Predictor Variables on Occupational Aspirations of Secondary School Students in Nairobi Province, Kenya. Journal of Research in Education and the Society Volume 1 Number 1, 1- 17, April        2010 edition.

Conference Papers

  1. Rugar, T., Gitonga, R., & Mutweleli, S., (2017). Learner Experiences with Onlinre Tools in a Digitized Environment: A case of Digital School Students, Kenyatta University. Paper Presented in the 2017 International Conference on Education and E-Learning. Published by ACM New York , NY, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5377-9 doi>10.1145/316098.3160921
  2. Mutweleli S., Rugar, T. Gitonga, R., & Onyango G. (2016). Effects of Using Online Tools on Students’ Learning As Percieved by Open Learning students. A case of Kenyatta University. Paper presented at the School of Education, Kenyatta University Annual International Conference, 2016.

Student Co-authored Publications

  1. Mugane A., & Mutweleli S. M (2020). Predictors of academic Motivation of Students in Public Secondary schools in Kiambu County, Kenya. World Journal of Innovative Research Vol. 9 (1)
  2. Muthui, P., & Mutweleli S. (2020). Academic Self-Efficacy as a Predictor of Academic Locus of Control among Secondary School students in Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies, Vol.7(2)
  3. Mawang, L., Kigen E., & Mutweleli S. (2020). Achievement Goal Motivation and Cognitive Strategies as Predictors of Musical Creativity Among secondary School Music Students. Psychology of Music 2020, Vol. 48(3), 421-433
  4. Mawang, L., Kigen E., & Mutweleli S. (2019). The relationship between Musical Self-concept and Musical Creativity among Secondary School Music Students. International Journal of Music Education, Vol. 37 (1), 78-90

Workshops Attended

  1. MAY 24TH -26TH 2021: National &Technical Team Workshop 2 on Assessment of Life Skills and Values held at Stoni Athi Resort in Machakos County, Kenya
  2. APRIL 19TH -22ND 2021: National technical team workshop 1 (Virtual) on Assessment of life Skills and Values:
  3. NOV. 18TH -21ST 2019: Developing Blended Learning 2, November- Nairobi Face to FaceWorkshop. Sponsored by SEDA and PEBL and held at KUCC, Nairobi, Kenya
  4. NOV. 11TH -14TH 2019          Common Wealth of Learning Workshop on QA Review Tool and Improvement Plans: A PEBL and SPHEIR Engagement Activity held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre
  5. MAY, 13th -16th 2019 : PEBL Networking workshop at Nobleza Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda
  6. OCT. 6th – 7th 2016: 3rd International Annual Conference On education and lifelong Learning, Kenyatta University Conference Centre.Paper Presented: Effects of Using Online Tools on Students’ Learning as Percieved by Open Learning students. A Case of Kenyatta University
  1. OCT. 2015: ICT Integration Workshop for Teacher Educators: Common wealth of Learning and Kenyatta University
  2. JULY 30th – 3rd AUG. 2012: KNEC-IIEP training workshop: Qualitative Data Collection to Investigate “Stories Behind” Gender Differences in Student Achievement”. Hill Park Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya.
  3. JUNE 24th – 29th 2012: Research Compilation Workshop (Enrich, Revise and Validate the SACMEQ III report). KNEC sponsored workshop held within KEPHIS facility, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya.
  4. .MARCH 23rd - 24th 2011: Neuropsychology Seminar-Learning Disabilities; The Way Forward. Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  5. FEB. 23rd – 27th 2009: Multimedia Content Development workshop. Nairobi University, Nairobi, Kenya