Dr. Laban Makobila


CURRICULUM VITAE PERSONAL INFORMATION NAME: Mak’obila Laban Adero MARITAL STATUS: Married DATE OF BIRTH: 27th April 1967 NATIONALITY: Kenyan LANGUAGES: English, Kiswahili, Dholuo POSTAL ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 55-30105- SOY MOBILE: 0733 241 591/ 0719 685 526 EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. EDUCATION BACKGROUND UNIVERSITY EDUCATION 2007-2013: Doctor of Philosophy in English Language Education: Moi University 2003-2006: Master of Philosophy in Education Communication and Technology – English Language Education – Moi University 1989-1992: Bachelor of Education (Arts) Moi University SECONDARY SCHOOL 1987-88: Narok High School- Kenya Certificate of Advanced Education 1986: Naitiri High School Kenya Certificate of Education 1981-84: Lumakanda Boys High School PRIMARY SCHOOL 1974-1980: Likuyani Primary School Certificate of Primary Education EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND 2017 to date: Lecturer, Moi University 2012-2017: Assistant Lecturer, Moi University 1993 -2012: Graduate Teacher, Teachers Service Commission DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 2019: Committee Member- Staff Development Committee- School of Education, Moi University 2019: Board Member- Ivugwi Secondary School – Kakamega County 2018: Committee Member – School of Education Consultancy and Research Committee. 2018: Co-ordinator- Post Graduate Programme, Department of Curriculum Instruction and Educational Media 2018: Co-ordinator English Language Education Department of CIEM RESEARCH OUTPUT (PAPER PUBLICATIONS) Omuna, M.A. and Mak’obila L.A. (2020). Effectiveness of Learning Activities used on Students Achievement in English Grammar in Secondary Schools in Kenya European Journal of English Language Teaching Vol 6, 52-58 Anyango, Y.B. (2020). Mak’obila, L.A., Kosgei, L. (2020). The Effectiveness of Inservice Training for the Integration of Computers in Early Grade Classes in Moiben Subcounty Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies. Vol 8 (10) pg 321-326 Mak’obila, L.A., Wafula, L. and Rotumoi J. (2021). Reconstructing Academic Literature Review and Writing: A Paper on Graduate Student Research. Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science. Vol 9 (2) pp 78-84. Mak’obila, L.A., Wafula, L. and Agumba, N. (2021). Deconstructing Learners Choices in Composing the Narrative Essay in Secondary Schools. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy Vol. 2(2) pp 19-26. Kimetto, R.C. and Mak’obila, L.A. (2021). Tutors’ Perceptions on the Efficacy of TeacherTrainees in Using Learning Resources in Social Studies Instruction. IOSR Journal of Research and Method in Education Vol II (3) pp 44-47. CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS 2019 - Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (PEDAL) Resource Person for the following training hubs: 1) University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria (Facilitator) Training Workshop 18th to 29th May 2019. 2) University of Ghana, Accra Ghana Collaborative Training 31st July to 8th August 2019 (Facilitator) 3) Egerton University, Nakuru Kenya, 10th Sept to 19th Sept 2019- Egerton University Training Hub (Facilitator) 2020 – Pedagogical Leadership in Africa Online Training (Participant) Technology for Transformative Pedagogy 6th to 26th June 2020 (Participant). 2019 – The Annual Convening of Pedagogical Leadership in Africa and Collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy Week. Sarova Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa Kenya 24th – 28th June 2019 (Conference Participant) THESIS SUPERVISION To completion (2019) EDU/PGH/08/13 ROSE CHELAGAT (M.ED) THESIS TITLE: Utilization of Teaching and Learning Resources In Social Studies Instruction. A Case of Private Primary Teachers Training Colleges in Nakuru County, Kenya To completion (2021) EDU/PGCM/43/09 SARAH RATEMO (M.ED) Teachers Perception and Their Influence on Teachers’ Preparation of Professional Documents in Secondary Schools in Eldoret West District, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya To Completion (2021) JOYCE TEMBA EDU/PGCM/1048/10 (M.ED) Exploring Kiswahili Teachers’ Instructional Regimes On Learners’ Mastery Of Functional Writing Skills In Some Selected Schools In Ndhiwa Sub-County, Kenya. To Completion (2021) SALOME MUKOLWE ADHIAMBO OKONG’O EDU/PGCM/1063/16 Teachers’ Competencies In Reading Pedagogy At Secondary School Level: A Study Of Uasin Gishu County- Kenya PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION Member, Association of English Language Educators and Researchers