Name: Miheso- O’Connor , K. Marguerite ( PhD)
Title/Qualifications:
Dr. (PhD)
Department/Unit/Section:
Educational Communication And Technology, Mathematics Education
Contact Address:
Box 43844, 00100nairobi. Personal: Box 54717, 00200, Nairobi
Position:
Senior Lecturer 

Area of Specialization: Mathematics Education, Teacher Education, Teacher professional Development, Research, Teacher mentoring

Research Interests: Mathematics  Education, Technology in Education, Online faciltation for academic teachers, Inclusive education (VI), STEM  Education, Gender issues in Education, Teacher training, working and living conditions, Assessment for learning, Mathematical Knowledge for teaching ( MKfT), Mathematics in Historic environments, Digital   parent -child Playful  Mathematics learning uptake

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Publications

  • Pre-Service Teachers Performance in Geometry in the Colleges of Education, Ghana. Puotier Zutaah1, MK Miheso-O'Connor, and SR Ondigi
    Journal of the European Teacher Education Network 23-47 © The Author(s) 2022
  • Jimmy George, Miheso- O’Connor, M.K, & Orado G.N (2023).Use of Desmos Graphing Calculator in Teaching Geometry and its Effect on Secondary Schools Learners’ Conceptual Understanding, Kiambu County, Kenya Journal of Popular Education in Africa 2023
  • Nickson Tsofa Mweni1, Marguerite Miheso O’Connor, & Wilson Kerich (2022),Relationship between Student Attitude and Achievement in Mathematics among Secondary School Students in Ganze District Kilifi County Kenya East African Journal of Education Studies, Volume 5, Issue 4, 2022, Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.37284/eajes.5.4.984
  • Nickson Tsofa Mweni, Marguerite M. O’Connor, & Dr. Wilson Kerich,(2022) Relationship between Student Anxiety and Achievement in Mathematics among Secondary School Students in Ganze District Kilifi County Kenya International Journal of Advanced Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2023,Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.37284/ijar.6.1.1047
  • Monyoro Wilfred Mogire,Miheso _Çonnor M.K ,Ondigi S.R,(2023).Computer simulation effect on learner achievement in probability in mathematics in secondary schools in Kisii county, Kenya International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research . Volume 8 Issue 5, May-2023 IJSDR2305335
  • Sophie Ndethiu , Joanna O. Masingila , Marguerite K. Miheso- O’Connor, David w Khatete & Katie L Heath ( 2017). Kenyan secondary Teachers’ and Principals’ Perspective and Strategies on Teaching and Learning with Large Classes. Africa Education Review, UNISA vol 13
  • Miheso-O'Connor, M.K &, Margot Berger ( 2016) Status of Teachers' Proficiency in Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching At Secondary School Level In Kenya . International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education; Manuscript Number: IJMA-D-14-00145R1 April 2015
  • Margot Berger PhD,& Miheso-O’Connor ( 2014).Learner's use of a Mathematics Textbook: An exploration Educational Studies in Mathematics ; Manuscript Number: EDUC-D-14-00285 ( in Press)
  • Mwingirwa, I,& Miheso- O’Connor, M (2016) . Status of Teachers' Technology Uptake and Use of GeoGebra in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics in Kenya. International Journal of Research in Education & Science (IJRES),2(2),286-294
  • Mwingirwa, I, Miheso-O’Connor, M, & Khatete (2015). Use of technology, the case of GeoGebra in teaching Mathematics in Kenya International Journal of Research in Education & Science (IJRES).
  • Amuko, S. Miheso_O’Connor, M & Ndethui, S. Opportunities and Challenges: Integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Secondary Schools Journal of Education and Practice www.iiste.org ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.6, No.24, 2015
  • Benson N. Wanjiru; Miheso, M.O’Connor; Sophia Ndethiu ,S.M (2015) effects of mathematical vocabulary instruction on students’ achievement in mathematics in secondary schools of Murang’a county, Kenya , Journal of Education and Practice, ISSN (Paper)2222-1735 ISSN (Online)2222-288X.
  • Miheso- O’Connor, M.K 2011. Proficiency in Pedagogical content knowledge for teaching Mathematics, LAP LARMEC, Academic Publications
  • Miheso –O’Connor ( 2010). Socio Cultural aspects in mathematics Education, lesson from Kenya. , Journal of Research and Practice of International Cooperation in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (SMATEC), Hiroshima University.
  • Miheso-O’Connor, M.K 2006, Higher Order thinking Skills and Interactive Learning. Journal of Education Services ( JES) , Kenyatta University
  • Miheso – O’Connor, M.K., C. Mwathi & J. Owino (2005). Mathematics Education in Kenya, ICMI Journal, USA
  • IM Mwingirwa, MK Miheso-O'Connor’: Status of Teachers' Technology Uptake and Use of GeoGebra in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics in Kenya . International Journal of Research in Education and Science 2 (2), 286-294
  • SM Ndethiu, JO Masingila, MK Miheso-O’Connor, DW Khatete, Kenyan secondary teachers’ and principals’ perspectives and strategies on teaching and learning with large classes KL Heath Africa Education Review 14 (1), 58-86
  • MK Miheso-O'Connor : The relationship between interactive teaching and the acquisition of high order thinking skills in mathematics cla The Kenyan experience. African journal of education studies 1 (1), 73-79
  • M.Miheso-O'Connor. Proficiency in Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics: Secondary School Mathematics Teache Interpretations of Students' Problem Solving Strategies in Kenya VDM Publishing
  • Mwingirwa, MK Marguerite, D Khatete, Teachers’ perspectives towards use of technology, the case of GeoGebra in teaching mathematics in Kenya. Scientific Research Journal (SCIRJ), III, 19-24
  • BN Walker, I Mbari- Kirika, M Miheso-O’Connor (2016) : The Mwangaza Project: A Comprehensive Report on the Nationwide Baseline Survey of Technology Skills for Lear with Vision Impairment in Kenya, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • JM Geteregechi, M Miheso-O’Connor, SR Ondigi How Does Notational Competence Affect Student Understanding and Performance in Mathematics? Building Capacity Through Quality Teacher Education Nairobi, Kenya July 14
  • FQ Gravenir, MK Miheso-O’Connor, OM Thuo Perspectives and Practices of Teacher Education in Kenya in a Globalized World , Teacher Education in the Global Era, 65-79
  • MK Miheso-O’Connor, NA Twoli, M Ochanji. The Opportunities And Challenges Of Using Technology To Support Conceptual Teaching And Lear Of Mathematics and Science Quality Education for Societal Transformation Nairobi, Kenya July 20-22

Conference/Seminars/Workshops

  • Miheso O’Connor, et.al (EGHE network). Examining Gender in Higher Education, Malawi
  • Miheso O’Connor, Njenga Beatrice, Training Working and Living Conditions of Teachers in Africa, Lome, Togo
  • Miheso – O’Connor, Mathematics in Historic environment, a problem solving approach; Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Marguerite O’Connor, Hendrina Doroba; FAWE’s Gender Responsive Pedagogy (GRP)- Promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Mathematics (STEAM) for Girls
  • Miheso-O’Connor . Using Technology to support Conceptual teaching and Learning of STEM subjects. International Society for Technology in Education ( ISTE) . San Diego USA
  • Miheso- O’Connor, J. Maundu . Hp Catalyst Initiative in Kenya ; Challenges and Opportunities. Hp Summit Beijing China.
  • Miheso- O’Connor, M. Kiio, & M. Nasibi ; Mathematics in Historical Environment, The case of Kenya. Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Miheso-O’Connor & J. Masingila;. Using Technology to support STEM Learning. Lessons from Kenyan Classrooms. PME-NA Conference, Michigan USA
  • Miheso-O’Connor ; The role of Technology in Learning mathematics, Kenyatta University HP catalyst Initiative Lessons. 2nd International Conference on mathematics and Mathematics Education. Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Miheso- O’Connor ; Integration of technology in Learning STEM subjects, 2nd ICE conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi
  • Miheso- O’Connor ; Pedagogical content knowledge for teaching mathematics, Kenyan case, First International Conference on mathematics and Mathematics Education, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Miheso-O’Connor ;, Socio Cultural aspects of mathematics Education, International conference of Mathematics instruction, Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Miheso- O’Connor, M. Ochanji ; Using technology to support conceptual learning of mathematics and Science, Delhi HP/ISTE Summit, New Delhi, India.
  • Miheso O’Connor, J. Masingila, N. Twoli, D, Khatete & J. Maundu ; Using technology for STEM learning; Pedagogy 3.0 Consortia WEBINAR, SLOAN – C Consortia. YouTube/Hpcatalystintiative/Kenyatta university: http//:Cuse in Kenya.com
  • Miheso- O’Connor, J. Masingila ( 2010) . Teacher Proficiency in mathematics Knowledge for teaching. 3rd Africa regional Congress of International Commission on mathematics Instruction ( AFRICME3) Gaborone, Botswana
  • Miheso- O’Connor ( 2010) New Trends in Mathematics Education, AU Summit on Education, Pretoria, SA
  • Miheso- O’Connor , M.K.( 2009) Mathematics Education and emerging trends in Kenya. First AU Pan African Conference on Curriculum, Literacy and Book sector development. Dar es salaam, TZ
  • Miheso O’Connor K.M ( 2006) Beyond Gender Equity, Millennium Goal conference, Monetary Studies Institute, Kenya,
  • Miheso – O’Connor, K.M, C. Mwathi, & J. Owino (2005).Mathematics Education in Kenya, ICMI, Johannesburg .SA
  • Miheso-O’Connor, M.K. ( 2005) . Higher Order Learning and interactive learning, ICMI, SA
  • Miheso- O’Connor, M.K ( Nov.2013). The role of technology in transforming teacher education in Kenya, WSoE, Marang centre for mathematics and Science Education Division talk, Johannesburg, SA.
  • Tsofa Mweni, N & Miheso-O’Connor, M.K: ICE 5 2017 Relationship between affective factors and achievement in mathematics among secondary school students in Ganze District, Kilifi County Kenya”