Name: Dr. Peter Oyier Ogweno
Position/Designation: Head of Department Agriculture and Environmental Studies and Lecturer of Agricultural Education and Extension.
Contact Address: Department of Agriculture and Environmental Studies, School of Science, Agriculture and Environmental Studies, Rongo University, P.O. Box 103-40404 Rongo, Kenya; Phone: +254 723454941; Emails: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
(a) Academic Qualification: Dr. Peter Oyier Ogweno holds B.Sc. M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education and Extension from Egerton University, Kenya.
(b) Work Experience: Dr. Peter Oyier Ogweno has more than 21years of teaching, research and community service at secondary school, College and University levels. Previously, I worked as Director of Studies and Head of department of Science at Kandiege Secondary School. As a senior lecturer in Bukura Agricultural College, I taught various courses in agricultural education and extension, as well as review different diploma curricula. At the University, I have experience in working as Examinational and Timetabling Coordinator for the School of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, as well as coordinating Teaching Practice for BSc. Agricultural Extension and Education students within the school. Currently, I head the Department Agriculture and Environmental Studies. Besides teaching and research, I am also engaged in teaching and supervising postgraduate students with various research interests, as well as, curriculum development and review of different undergraduate and postgraduate programs. I have also worked as peer review for selected international journals.
- Honours and Awards: I have been awarded several certificates for excellent performance of students in my teaching subjects in KCSE examination in agriculture and Biology subjects from 2001-2010 at Kandiege Secondary School.
I have also been awarded several certificates as Judge, Assistant Chief Judge and Chief Judge at Students Science Congress both at the District and Provincial Levels in Nyanza Province.
- Professional affiliation/membership to professional bodies: Kenya Society for Agricultural Professionals, LinkedIn, Google Scholar, Research Gate.
- Research interests: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Extension, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability.
- Ongoing research projects: Applicability of Online Instructional Methods in Teaching Agricultural Education in Selected State Universities in Kenya.
|Ogweno, P.O., Kathuri, N.J. and Obara, J. (2014). Influence of Family Characteristics on Academic Performance of Students in Secondary Agriculture in Rachuonyo North Sub County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 2 No.2 February 2014.|
|Ogweno, P.O., Kathuri, N.J. and Obara, J. (2014). Influence of Students Characteristics on Academic Performance of Students in Secondary Agriculture in Rachuonyo North Sub County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 2 No.3 March 2014.|
|Maende, J.B., Mbayah, J.T., Kakai, B.M., Ogweno, P.O. (2014). Influence of Teacher In-Service Training on Assessment of Students and Feedback in Public Secondary Schools in Mumias District, Kakamega County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities Vol. 4, No. 7, July 2014, pp. 291-305.|
|Ogweno, P.O. (2015). Teaching and Learning Resources as Determinants of Students’ Academic Performance in Secondary Agriculture in Rachuonyo North Sub County, Kenya. Journal of Advanced Research (2015), Volume 3, Issue 9, 577-587.|
|Ogweno, P.O. (2016).Influence of Teachers Characteristics on Academic Performance of Students in Secondary Agriculture in Rachuonyo North Sub County, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Research (2016). Journal of Advanced Research (2016), Volume 4, Issue 7, 7-13.Ogweno, P. O., Kathuri, N. J., & Nkurumwa, A.O. (2021). Effects of Problem Based Learning Method and Lecture Teaching Method on Academic Achievement of Students. Education Quarterly Reviews, Vol.4, No.1, 188-198.Ogweno, P. O., Kathuri, N. J., & Nkurumwa, A.O. (2021). Effects of Problem Based Learning Method and Demonstration Teaching Method on Secondary Students Agriculture Achievement in Ndhiwa Sub County, Kenya. African Journal of Education and Practice, Vol.7, Issue 2. No.1, 1 – 17.|