Saturday, 25 Mar 2017

Omondi Osano

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PROFILE:
Lecturing: Communication, Media & Language Studies.
Multimedia University of Kenya and Previously other institutions

EDUCATION
B. Ed. Honours Degree (Moi University)
M.A. Language Studies (Univ. of Nairobi)
M.A. Communication Studies (University of Nairobi)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Development Communication, Conflict Communication, Environmental Communication Community Radio and Behaviour Change Communication/IEC

Additional Work Experience
Facilitation, Translation, Editing and Transcription Projects for various organizations:
Informative Projects: Google/Youtube Translation Projects; GVEP International Solar organization Fact sheets and products, UNESCO Story Journals.
Business Advertising & Commercial Advertising Projects: Shinda Smart Project/ Flint East Africa World Cup; Nokia advertisement for youth audiences; Oriflame Beauty Products Handbook, Health Communication
OnlineTranslation: Google/ Health speaks / Amref Health Articles; Google/ International Wikipedia Localization Translation Project
Transcription of Audio documents, Interpretation and Language Advisory: Research Surveys & Questionnaires
Communication training facilitation
African Intercultural Communication Network, projects design for Africa / Arterial Networks in Africa (Goethe Institute-Addis Ababa)

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
African Intercultural Communication Network
Tamarind Linguistics Forum for Kenyan Linguists, Translators and Interpreters
SWHAP
KITA (Kenya Interpreters and Translators Association)

HONORS/ AWARDS/ NOTABLE WORK:
PUBLICATIONS: Translations Textbook Draft (Finalized)

HOBBIES OR INTERESTS:
Creativity: Poetry Knowledge oriented tasks: Current affairs, Learning new skills, Critical Reading, Topical Discussions & Research; Self Initiative: Achieving good outcomes for humanity.

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:
Many of life failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.- Thomas Edison