Name:
Thaddaeus Ogola Rugar
Title/Qualifications:
DR. (PhD)
Department/Unit/Section:
Education Management Policy & Curriculum Studies
Contact Address:
P.O. BOX 43844 – 00100 Nairobi
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Education Planning & Economics
Research Interests:
External Efficiency of Education
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Google Scholar: http://education.ku.ac.ke/index.php/faculty-profiles/faculty-profiles/89-faculty/36-dr-thaddaeus-ogola-rugar

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0034-4570

Publications
Referred Journals

  • Nabali K, Orodho, A.J, & Rugar, T.O (2020): Influence of University Course experience on Graduate employability among commercial banks in Kenya
  • Ndung’u, J.W, Nduritu, J.K, & Rugar, T.O (2020). Quality of private accommodation for undergraduate students in public universities in Kenya
  • Abobo, F, Orodho, A.J, & Rugar, T.O. (2019). Relationship between computer aided learning and writing achievements in Kiswahili essays in Secondary Schools in Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Abobo, F, Orodho, A.J, & Rugar, T.O. (2019). Influence of computer technologies on learning areas in Kiswahili Grammar aspects in secondary schools in Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Abobo, F, Orodho, A.J, & Rugar, T.O (2019). Text media and learning achievements in Kiswahili reading comprehension in secondary schools in Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Rugar, T.O. (2014). Publish or Perish: Analysis of Research Output in Public Universities in Kenya, Global Education Review, Volume 2, No. 4, pp 68 – 83, April 2014 (Serial No. 10)
  • Rugar, T.O.; Ayodo, T.M.O. & Agak, J.O. (2010). Rate of Financial Returns to University Schooling among Lecturers in Two Public Universities in Kenya, Academic Journals - ERR, Vol 5(3), pp 130-148, March 2010

Books and Book Chapters

  • Rugar, T.O. & Odebero, S.O. (2011). Cost benefit analysis of higher education investment: The case of university schooling and lifetime earnings in Kenya. Saarbrucken– Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing Gmbh & Co. Kg https://www.amazon.com/Benefit-Analysis-Higher-Education- Investment/dp/3844383867
  • Rugar, T.O. (2020). Current strengths, challenges and Policy options for doctoral education in Kenya. In Chang-Da, W. & Maskill, L. (Eds), Doctoral education in
    commonwealth Africa (pp 44 - 68). Commonwealth tertiary education facility (CTEF). eISBN: 978-967-18903-0-1

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers
Conference Papers

  • Rugar, T., Gitonga, R., Onyango, G. &Mutweleli, S. (2017). Learner Experiences with Online tools in a Digitized Environment: A Case of Digital School Students,
    Kenyatta University, Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Education and E-Learning Pages 59-62 Bangkok, Thailand — November 02 - 04,
    2017 ACMNew York, NY, USA©2017 https://doi.org/10.1145/3160908.3160921 
  • Gitonga, R., Onyango, G &Rugar, T. (2017). Students' Experiences in Using Haiku Learning Platform to Promote Problem based Learning in a Blended Classroom in Kenya, Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Education and E-Learning Pages 30-33 Bangkok, Thailand — November 02 - 04, 2017 ACMNew York, NY, USA©2017 https://doi.org/10.1145/3160908.3160919
  • Onyango, G,Gitonga, R., &Rugar, T. (2017).Technology Integrated Lesson Plan Based on Experiential Learning Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Education and E-Learning Pages 34-40 Bangkok, Thailand — November 02 - 04, 2017 ACM New York, NY, USA©2017 https://doi.org/10.1145/3160908.3160920

Workshops Papers

  • Rugar, T.O (May 2013): “Best practices in revenue mobilization and allocation for sustainable post-project school performance” presented at the International training workshop for Principals/Vice Principals from various secondary schools in Lagos State, Nigeria under the Lagos Eko Project on contemporary best practice in broad-based result-driven school improvement planning held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: 6th – 17th May 2013.