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Stephen Sila, M.A

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University of Nairobi
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Nairobi
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Kenya

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Stephen Kilyungi Sila

 

P O BOX 26 -90103 WAMUNYU

 

Cell phone: 0714750671/ 0734758684

 

Email: [email protected]

 



 

BIODATA

 

Date of Birth : 19/9/1967

 

Marital Status : Married

 

Religion : Christian

 

Nationality : Kenyan

 

Date : 28th April, 2014.

 

PROFILE

 

I am a researcher in the field of Linguistics and Communication with a rich pre-university and basic university teaching experience. My ambitions, reliability, responsibility and friendly nature are assets I would bring to the work. I have strong organizational and administrative skills with the ability to work independently. I take initiative and have the ability to prioritize while under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

2014 to date: THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 

  • Admitted for a PhD Degree in the Department of Linguistics and Languages:

 

Dissertation Title: Syntax-Pragmatics Interface of Kikamba information Structure: A Dynamic Syntax Analysis.

 

Supervisors: Dr. Helga Schroeder and Dr. Lilian kaviti

 

2009-2011: THE University of Nairobi

 

M.A LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGES

 

MODULES INCLUDED:

 

  • 12 COURSE UNITS

  • DISSERTATION TITLE: Syntactic Representation and Interpretation of Reflexivity in Kikamba

 

2002-2007: THE University of Nairobi

 

B.ED (Linguistics and Literature) - First Class Honours

 

Modules included:

 

  • 55 Course Units

  • Practical Teaching

 

1989-1991: Kigari TEACHERS’ TRAINING College.

 

PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION

 

  • Passed with Distinction :9 Points

  • Received the award for the best academic student.

 

1981-1984: Masii Boys High School

 

Division II: 26 Points

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2014:KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

 

September-December: Supervision of Teachers on Teaching Practicum

 

28-29th August, 2014: Attended an induction course on Mentorship for student teachers on Teaching Practicum organised by Kenyatta University.

 

2013 to date: SOUTH EASTERN KENYA UNIVERSITY (part-time)

 

  • January to April 2014 Semester: Taught Communication and Learning Skills to undergraduate students in the following schools: Bsc. Forestry, Bsc. Environmental Management, Bsc. Land Resources Management, B.com, B.A Social Work (KITUI TOWN and WOTE Campuses)

 

  • September to December 2013 Semester, January to April 2014 Semester. Taught English Intensive Certificate Courses for Korean Students Exchange Programme

 

  • April 2013-August 2013, December 2013-April 2014. Lecturing Linguistics and Literature: Part-time mode.

 

2012 to date:MBAIKINI BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL

 

  • Teaching English and Literature.

 

2010-2011: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 

  • Performing Part-time teaching and Tutorial assistant duties – invigilation, Marking and performing tutorials - in the departments of Linguistics and Languages, and Communication Skills and Studies under Mrs Mary Okebe and Mr. Nobert Basweti

 

May 2005-September 2009: Masii Girls’ High School

 

Head of Department: Languages.

 

Responsibilities included:

 

  • Curriculum interpretation and implementation

  • Chairing Departmental meetings

  • Setting and supervision of examinations

 

April 1992-May 2005: Taught in various primary schools

 

Responsibilities: Administrative and Teaching roles

 

All my work experiences have involved working within a team-based culture. This called for planning, organization, co-ordination and commitment, in addition to patience.

 

SKILLS

 

Planning and organization

 

My biggest test of organization was completing my dissertation. It took me months of in-depth research, compressing information and finally displaying it to a standard I was happy with.

 

Research and presentation

 

During seminars and project papers throughout the university education, I developed the skill of researching on various topics and presenting to fellow course mates.

 

I attended various departmental seminars and PhD proposal defense and gained a lot of insights from such exposure.

 

Computing skills

 

I completed 10 (ten) computer packages and I am now proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Windows and Office including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.

 



 

PhD RESEARCH PROPOSAL

 

I have been admitted in the department of Linguistics and Languages for a degree leading to a Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics. A PhD research proposal was one of the basic requirements for the admission.

 

INTERESTS

 

  • Reading

  • Traveling

  • Doing Research

 

REFEREES

 

Dr. Helga Schroeder, Dr. Lilian Kaviti

 

Department of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics,

 

University of Nairobi, University of Nairobi,

 

P.O. Box 30197, P.O Box 30197,

 

NAIROBI. NAIROBI

 

Email:[email protected]

 

. Phone:0734343452 Phone:0721565228

 



 

Dr Matheaus Kauti,

 

Ag. Director,

 

SEKU,Mtito-Andei Campus,

 

P.O Box 170-90200,

 

KITUI

 

Email: [email protected]

 

Phone: 0722606398

 



 

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