Associate Professor

  1. Name: JAMES MATEE MUOLA
  2. Contact Address: Machakos University,

P.O BOX 136 – 90100, Machakos, Kenya

Mobile: +254 721 228 621/+254 734 564 443

Email: jmuola@mksu.ac.ke or mateemuola2000@yahoo.com

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION: Educational psychology

WORK EXPERIENCE

Date Position Held Employer
1st October, 2014 To-date Associate Professor Machakos University
2011 – 30th Sept 2014 Senior Lecturer South Eastern Kenya University
1991 – 2011 Lecturer Laikipia University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REFEREED JOURNALS

  1. Kariuki, Reuben G., Muola, James M. & Chemwei Bernard (2017). The Impact of Guidance Programme in Enhancing Self-Efficacy among Youth Living with HIV/AIDS in Nakuru County, Kenya, Mara Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 2, No. 2, October 2017, Pages 34 – 48, ISSN: 2519-1489
  2. Kariuki, Reuben G., Muola, James M. & Chemwei Bernard (2017). The Impact of Guidance Programme in Enhancing Self-Esteem for Risk Behaviour Change among Youth Living with HIV/AIDS in Nakuru County, Kenya,  Mara Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 2, No. 2, November 2017, Pages 57 – 73, ISSN: 2519-1489
  3. Miriam Mbithuka,  James Muola and Redempta Maithya (2017). Influence of Family-Work Balance Conflict on Female Principals. Managerial Duties in Public Secondary Schools in Machakos County, Kenya, The International Journal Of Humanities & Social Studies (ISSN 2321 – 9203), pp 201-205, Vol 5 Issue 3 March, 2017. www.theijhss.com.
  4. Kuria, M. W.G. Muola J. M., Kithuka, M. & Mwania, J. M.  (2015)  Relationship between Teacher Counsellors’ Hours of Exposure to Training in Guidance and Counselling and Professionalism in Service Delivery in Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 3 No. 9, 33-44 www.ijern.com
  5. Elizabeth Katile Mutua, Redempta Maithya & James Matee Muola (2015). Stakeholder Perceptions on the Effects of Extra Tuition on Academic Performance in Puplic Secondary Schools in Machakos County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 3 No. 4 (525-536)
  6. Asatsa Stephen, Jonathan Muema Mwania & James Matee Muola (2014). An Investigation of Therapeutic Value of the Batsotso Mourning Rituals in Kakamega County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 2 No. 11, pp. 263-268.
  7. Joyce Atieno Oweke1, James Muola2 & Owen Ngumi3 (2014). Causes of Occupational Stress in Relation to Level of Occupational Stress among Police Constables in Kisumu County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 19, Issue 10, Ver. IX (Oct. 2014), PP 00-00. e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. www.iosrjournals.org
  8. Joyce Atieno Oweke1, James Muola2 & Owen Ngumi3 (2014). Relationship between Gender and Levels of Occupational Stress among Police Constables in Kisumu County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 19, Issue 10, Ver. IX (Oct. 2014), PP 00-00 E-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845. www.iosrjournals.org
  9. Oginga, Everlyn A, Muola, James M. & Mwania Jonathan M. (2014). The Factors Influencing the Teaching of HIV/AIDs Education in Public Primary Schools in Kisumu East District, Kenya.  International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 2 No. 1, 95-108 (Online).
  10. Muola, James M. & Mwania, Jonathan M. (2013).  Emerging Need for Academic Advising in Schools, Colleges and Universities in Kenya.   International Journal of Asian Social Science, (7):1535-1545. http://www.aessweb.com/journal-detail.php?id=5007
  11. Musau, Lydia M., Migosi, Joash A. & Muola, James M. (2013). Determinants of girls’ performance in science, mathematics and technology subjects in public secondary schools in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Vol. 5(3), pp. 33-42.
  12. Mwania, Jonathan M. & Muola, James M. (2013). Relationship Between Post Election Violence Traumatic Events and the Level of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Primary school Pupils in Kibera and Kayole Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research, Vol. 1 No. 10 pp.155-170.  October 2013. 2201-6740 (Online).
  13. Mwania, Jonathan M. & Muola, James M. (2013). Teachers’ Labeling of students and its effect on Students’ Self–concept: A Case of Mwala District, Machakos County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research, Vol. 1 No. 10 pp. 147-154 October 2013. ISSN: 2201-6740 (Online).
  14. Kariuki, Reuben G., Muola, James M. & Sindabi, Agrey M. (2012). Effectiveness of Coping Training Programme in Enhancing Psychosocial Adjustment for Persons Living with HIV/AIDs in Nakuru North District, Kenya.  International Journal of Asian Social Science, Vol.2, No.2, pp.168-176.
  15. Muola, James M., Maithya, Redempta & Migosi, Joash A. (2012). The Impact of Year of Study, Gender and Academic Performance on Students’ Perception on Academic Advising in Kenyan Universities.  International Journal of Asian Social Science, Vol.2, No.2, pp.136-144.
  16. Muola, James M. & Migosi, Joash A. (2012) “Academic Advising Needs among University Students in Kenya”, International Journal of Asian Social Science, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 972-983.

BOOKS

  1. Muola J.M. and Mutonga S.N. (2008). General Psychology, ISBN 9966-838-66-X
  2. Muola J.M. and Mutonga S.N. (2008). Applied Psychology, ISBN 9966838-42-2

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Muola, J. M. & Maithya R. (2015). Challenges facing parenting today. A Modern Approach to Positive and Responsive Parenting. Starbright Services Ltd: Nairobi (pp 52-71) ISBN NO: 012-3456-7890-1-2
  2. Muola, J. M. and Others (2015). Teaching and Learning Approaches. General Methods of Teaching Young Children and Material Development. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau ( In Press)
  3. Muola, J. M. and others (2015). Modern Theories Associated With Instructional Methods Focusing on ECDE: General Methods of Teaching Young Children and Material Development. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau (Editing in Press)

 RESEARCH PROJECTS ON GRANTS (ONGOING)

Title: A Practical Mentorship Model for Raising Learning Outcomes among Academically Low Achieving Students in Machakos University

Role: Team leader/Principal researcher

Co-researchers:

  1. Dr. Wycliffe Amukowa: Co-Principal Researcher
  2. Dr. David Mulwa: Researcher
  3. Dr. Peter Kimiti:  Researcher

Level: University Level

Source of Funds: Machakos University Research Fund

Period: 2018- 2019

Value: Kshs 450,000 (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand)

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. Capacity Building in Competence-Based Learning and Material Development for Sustainability of Academic Programmes in Machakos University
  2. Community participation in the Accountability Process for Teacher’s Time on Task as a Medium of Raising Learning Outcomes in Public Primary Schools in Kenya.