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Henry K. Wakhungu

Senior Lecturer

hewakhun@indiana.edu
(812) 855-9820
SPEA Room 427


Education
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2004
M.Sc., Sussex University, Brighton, England, 1984
B.Sc., Nairobi University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1983

Professional Experience

  • Indiana University Purdue University, Columbus
  • Bloomington High School South
  • Harmony Academy
  • Kenya Forestry Research Institute
  • Moi University
  • Jomo Kenyatta University
  • University of Nairobi
  • Kenya Polytechnic
  • Middlesex Polytechnic

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Indiana University Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET) Awardee, 2011
  • Trustees Teaching Award, Indiana University, 2009, 2011
  • SPEA Teaching Award, Outstanding Graduate Instruction, 2007

Professional Interests
Development of growth simulation models for sustainable management of indigenous community forests, experimental designs in tropical forestry research, service-learning research, classroom action research on student active learning via group research projects in undergraduate introductory statistical techniques courses, and how pre-service teachers conceptualize mathematics (philosophically) indexed with their beliefs and conceptions about mathematics learning and teaching.

Selected Publications
Full Vita

  • Comparison of NAEP, PISA, and TIMSS-R. East Asian Mathematical Journal. Vol. 25 (2009), No. 3, pp. 279-297. (Co-author)
  • An Interdisciplinary, Inquiry-Based Pre-Service Teacher Preparation Program (Part of themed paper set – Lunar Learning: Pre- Service Teachers Thinking like Scientists and Mathematicians (Co-author)