DR. ANASHIA NANCY ONG’ONDA (PhD)

P.O. BOX 136 – 90100, Machakos, Kenya.

anashian@yahoo.com/oanashia@gmail.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Lecturer, Machakos University, Department of Languages and Linguistics

(September 2018 to date)

Teaching assignments in diverse but expert courses in the Department of Languages and Linguistics. Mentor to young academic staff in teaching and research.

 Lecturer, Mount Kenya University Jan 2015 to August 2018

-Have successfully supervised one PhD students to completion, and over ten Master’s Degree students to completion, one on-going PhD student, and ten ongoing Masters students.

-Examined over twelve Masters and theses and projects.

-Head of Department. Department of Languages and Humanities. Mount Kenya University Jan 2016 to Sept 2018.

Assistant Lecturer, Mount Kenya University Jan 2014 – Dec 2014 

Examination Coordinator, Department of English and other Foreign Languages.  Mount Kenya University June 2014 to 2015

Part Time Lecturer, Mount Kenya University – Kakamega campus 2013 April/ Dec:        (Lecturing BLA 4115:  Advanced Theoretical Studies in Grammar and BLA 2103 Introduction to phonetics and phonology)

Part Time Lecturer, Mount Kenya University 2013 Jan/April:            (Lecturing BLA 2211: Description of Modern English)

Adjunct Lecturer, Kima International School of Theology 2012 Sept-November: (Lecturing Communication Skills and Writing skills)

Part Time Lecturer, Bondo University College 2012 Aug: (Lecturing Discourse Analysis and Practical English Stylistics)

PUBLICATIONS

Ong’onda, N. A. (2018). A Cognitive Analysis of Metaphorical Euphemisms of Death in Kenyan Newspaper Obituaries. International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences, 3(2): 213-219.

Mwanyumba N. and Ong’onda, N. A. (2018). Characteristics of Language Shift in Makonde Language, Kinondo Ward, Kwale County, Kenya.  Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,6(3): 653-658.

Gachau Elenah Nyaguthii and Ong’onda, N. A. (2018). An analysis of adaptation of the Loanwords in Kikuyu technological Words. International Education Research foundation and Publisher, 6:1-12.

Kanyi, C, M. and Ong’onda, N, A. (2017). Social Motivations Factors that Determine the Matrix Language Concept in Code Switching instances in a Multilingual Society. In International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 7(1): 118-129.

Kanyi C, M. and Ong’onda, N, A. (2017). Forms of Matrix Language + Embedded Language Formula in Code Switching instances.  In International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 7(1): 61-71.

Ong’onda, N, A. (2016). A transitivity Analysis of Newspaper           titles on terrorism attacks on Kenya. In International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 6(9): 77-85.

Ong’onda, N, A.  and   Muindi, M. (2016). Computer Assisted Language Learning Software: The Effect of Integrating Computer Assisted Pronunciation Training on Kenyan English phonetics class at the university level. In International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development 5(4): 1-21.

Etakwa, E., Shivachi, C., & Ong’onda, N. A., (2015). The Olunyala (K) syllable Onset. In International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 5(11):162-167.

Ong’onda, N.A., Omondi, O and Ongarora, D. (2013). Prosodic Features in Facebook Communication. In International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development Vol. 2, No. 2:166-180.  ISSN: 2226-6348 (print).

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P., and   Omondi, O. (2011). Language Mixing in Kenyan Text Messages. In International Journal of Professional Practice Vol. 2 (2):200-212.

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M, P., and Omondi O. (2011).  Syntactic Aspects in Short Message Service (SMS). World Journal of English Language, N 1, 2-8.

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M, P and Oloo, P. (2011):  Communicative Functions of Short Message Service (SMS): A case of University students. Journal of Intra-African Studies Vol 4,150-162.

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P., and   Omondi, O. (2010). Kenya electronic communication: Implication of text messaging on social interaction. In US-China Foreign Language Vol. 8 (9): 1-13.

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P., and   Omondi, O. (2010). Punctuation as a sociolinguistic variable in text messaging. In Sino-US English Teaching Vol. 7 (9):42-47.

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P., and   Omondi, O. (2010). Group identities in Kenyan text messages. In Acta Academica Vol. 42 (3): 86-114. SA ePublications.

Ong’onda, N. A., Maina, M. P., and   Omondi, O. (2010). Phonological Variation in Short Message Service (SMS) in Kenya. In Annals of Humanities & Development Studies: Vol. 1(2), 12-18.

Forthcoming Publications

An X-Bar Analysis of Lunyore Simple sentences.

Integration of Task Based Language Teaching and Computer Assisted Language Learning for the purposes of enhancing employability skills.