Areas of interest/specialization: Information systems, Cloud, Distributed and Parallel systems, ICT integration in Business & Education, Health Informatics/Digital Health, Social Media Applications and Citizen Science.
Dr Collins Oduor have a PhD in Information systems from The University of Nairobi (School of Computing and Informatics) and with good teaching and research experience at university level. He also have a vast experience in the fields of ICT Consultancies and Teaching, lifelong learning, and ICT integration in Education Programs, Collins has done vast experience in ICT integration in education through training for teacher trainees in Primary Teacher Training Colleges in Kenya. Collins has also participated in the Accelerated 21st Century Education (ACE) ICT integration in Education Pilot Project for Ministry of Education , Teacher Education Professional Development Programme 2009-2012 as a consultant and as a master trainer. Collins has also participated in the Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) Staff mobility programme as external examiner 2015 & 2018 and Third United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) general assembly as delegate , April 2019 Collins was a Panel Presenter/Speaker in Academia roundtable “New teaching approaches for higher learning institutions in the digital era” presentation at the World Summit on Information Systems (WSIS) organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Geneva Switzerland., Dr Oduor Oduor he has supervised fifteen masters students thesis/projects, participated in various curricula development for so many universities in the region. In addition to the membership in professional bodies, Dr Oduor have also done three book chapter publications and presented at least ten papers in referred journals plus additional international conferences on ICT. Collins is also a reviewer editor of papers in the International Journal of Research Publications. Collins is now keen on research areas covering more on ICT integration in Education, Citizen Science, Community services and linkages.
Academic Publications and Research Experience
1. Article in refereed journals publications
a) Eshery Munala and Collins Oduor (May 2020) An Investigation to Establish the Role of the Teacher in ICT Implementation for Learner Progress Monitoring in Secondary Schools. A Case Study of Public Secondary Schools in Makadara Sub-County, Nairobi County, Kenya Editon Consortium Journal of Curriculum and Educational Studies (ECJCES) ISSN: 2663-9319 Volume: 02 Issue: 01|-2020 Received: 07.04.2020; Accepted 11.04.2020; Published: 05.05.2020 at www.editoncpublishing.org
b) Ennethe MUROTUA1, Gloria E IYAWA2, Martin UJAKPA3, Jude O OSAKWE4, Collins O ODUOR5,(May 2020) Nalina SURESH6 Open Innovation in Government Services: An Empirical View of Citizens’ Participation, IST-Africa 2020 Conference Proceedings Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds) IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2020 ISBN: 978-1-905824-64-9
c) Collins O ODUOR1, Simon SHIKONGO2, Gloria E IYAWA3, Jude O OSAKWE4, Martin UJAKPA5, Katazo AMUNKETE6 (May 2020)Digital Ecosystems for Public Enterprises: Prospects and Challenges. IST-Africa 2020 Conference Proceedings Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds) IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2020 ISBN: 978-1-905824-62-8
d) Alice Namiti and Collins Oduor (May 2020) Adoption Of Biometric System To Manage Teachers Absenteeism For Improvement Of Teachers Performance: A Case Study For Karuri High School In Kiambu County- International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 10, Issue 5, May 2020 434 ISSN 2250-3153, DOI: 10.29322/IJSRP.10.05.2020.p10150 http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.05.2020.p10150
e) Sara Zinyuk*, Dr. Collins Oduor** (March 2020) Online Repositories in Peer Based Learning: A case study of teacher Competency -based curriculum training workshops in Marsabit County, Sololo Sub-County, Kenya.DOI: 10.29322/IJSRP.10.03.2020.p9950, http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.03.2020.p9950, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 10, Issue 3, March 2020 420 ISSN 2250-3153.
f) Wilson Njunguna, Collins Oduor, Patrick Kanyi Wamuyu ( Dec 2019) Online crime innovation application concept- A way forward on the menacing issue on crime reporting and fighting. Research gate publication. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23140.32641 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/337894457
g) Karanja Joseph Ndung’u, Collings Oduor Ondiek and Elisha T. Opiyo(Sep 2019) Adoption of Students Management Information System for the Development of Student Records in Secondary Schools in Kenya,The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies. Vol 7 Issue 8 Pg 314-319 ISSN 2321 – 9203 DOI No.: 10.24940/theijhss/2019/v7/i8/HS1908-060
h) Elvis Jonyo, Collins Oduor (2019), The effect of gender in online shopping behavior among USIU-Africa students. , International Journal of Research Publication ISSN 2708-3578 (Volume: 30, Issue: 1),DOI No http://ijrp.org/paper-detail/606.
i) Gloria E. Iyawa, Suama Hamunyela, Collins O.Ondiek (May 2019) mHealth Apps and Services for Maternal Healthcare in Developing Countries IST-Africa 2019 Conference Proceedings
j) Gloria E. IYAWA, Wanano MASIKARA, Jude O. OSAKWE and Collins O. ODUOR (2019) Computer Science Challenger: Gamifying the Learning of Computer Science Concepts through a Mobile Application Platform IST-Africa 2019 Conference Proceedings Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds) IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-905824-62-5
k) Sangale L, Ondiek C.O & Opiyo T.E.O (2019), Best practice management: case study of ICT utilization in St. Mark's Kigari Primary Teacher Training College-Embu County ,Kenya paper index 201810-02-002610 EPRA International Journal Of Research & Development (IJRD) ISSN No 2455-7838
l) Josiah Mwachi Waiti, Collins Oduor Ondiek, Elisha T. Opiyo Omulo (2018); Factors Affecting Utilisation of EMIS in Curriculum Implementation in Public Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Masinde Muliro Memorial Secondary School, Trans Nzoia West Sub-County, Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 8(11) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.11.2018.p8338
m) Caroline Kendi, Dr Collins Oduor, (2018), "Social Media Mining Methods Used to Improve Business Intelligence at Safaricom Public Limited Company", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v7i10/ART20191746.pdf, Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018, 185 - 192, DOI: 10.21275/ART20191746
n) Collins Oduor Ondiek and Shadrack Ochieng Owiti (2018), Enterprise Resource Planning; Making ERP A Success In The Banking Sector – Case Study Of KCB Branches In Western Region Of Kenya, SJIF Impact Factor: 5.705 Volume: 3 | Issue: 9 |September| 2018 ISSN: 2455-7838(Online) EPRA International Journal of Research and Development (IJRD).
o) Samuel Odoyo Nyiendo & Collins Oduor Ondiek 2018 An Evaluation of RFID Security Systems for Tracking of Parcels in Kenya International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC) 8(4): 223-231 , The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications, 2018 ISSN: 2225-658X (Online); ISSN 2412-6551
p) Godfrey K. Cheboi,Collins Oduor Ondiek & Amos Gichamba 2018 , International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing, Vol.7 Issue.8, August- 2018, pg. 8-23 International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing ISSN 2320–088X IMPACT FACTOR: 6.017, Available Online at www.ijcsmc.com
q) Ondiek, C. O. and Awuor M.O (2018) An Investigation Of Emerging Risks Associated With Online Banking On Fraudulent Payments Among Tier One Commercial Banks In Kenya, International Journal of Research Publications ISSN 2708-3578 Volume-2, Issue-1,DOS http://ijrp.org/paper_detail/47
r) Omollo R, Ondiek C.O & Omulo E.T.O (2018) Adoption Framework Of Software As A Service For The Development Of Small And Medium Enterprises International Journal of Scientific Research Engineering & Technology (IJSRET), ISSN 2278 – 0882 Volume 7, Issue 4,
s) Mwaniki, P. and Ondiek, C. O. (2018). Evaluation of the Effects of SaaS on SMEs in Nairobi County, Kenya. Journal of Information Systems Engineering & Management, 3(3), ISSN: 2468-4376 https://doi.org/10.20897/jisem.2018xx
t) Omoro Gonza and Collins Oduor(2018) , Evaluation of Social Media Mining Strategies to Increase Business Intelligence (A case of Kisumu County Government) , International Journal of Research Publication ISSN 2708-3578 Volume: 5, Issue: 2, DOS http://www.ijrp.org/paper_detail/164
u) Chege M & Ondiek C.O 2018 Factors That Motivate Kenyans into Using Pirated Software International Journal of Research e-ISSN: 2348-6848 p-ISSN: 2348-795X Volume 05 Issue 01 January 2018 PG 3523-3537
v) Zihisire M. P., Ondiek, C. O. & Ireri, B. N. (2017). Investigating the relationship linking perceived playfulness and m-learning (SAAS model) adoption in higher learning institutions: a case of Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi. International Journal of Computer Engineering and Applications, XI(XI), 263 – 277
w) Zihisire M. P., Ondiek, C. O. & Ireri, B. N. (2017). Investigating the relationship linking self management of learning and m-learning (SAAS Model) adoption in higher learning institutions: A case of Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi. International Journal of Engineering and Computer Science 6(11), 23209 – 23218
x) Feb 2015 , Veronicah Kaluyu; Hannah Wambugu; Collins Oduor ,impact of proficiency in information communication technology skills on job performance: a case of university quality assurance officers in kenya, International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management United Kingdom Vol. III, Issue 2, Licensed under Creative Common Page 1 http://ijecm.co.uk/ ISSN 2348 0386
y) Dr. Mary Ooko and Collins Oduor, (June 2014 )The implementation framework of social media for distance learners in Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi –Kenya Published by FORMAMENTE - Anno VIII Numero 3-4/2013 GUIDE Association – Issue 20: VI International GUIDE Conference, 3-4 October, Athens, Greece
z) Collins Oduor Ondiek, Lelei Joel and Amos Njihia Gichamba (July 2013) An Investigation Into The Challenges Of Internet Banking Adoption In Kenya. The 4th African International Business and Management (AIBUMA 2013) Conference The University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya: "Business and Management Outlook: Optimism or Pessimism?" organized and hosted by the School of Business, University of Nairobi and Published African Journal of Business and Management Vol.III: ISBN 978-9966-1570-3-4.
2. Short communication in a refereed/scholarly journal
June 2014 Ally S. Nyamawe A.S & Mbosso E C Road Safety: Adoption of ICT for Tracking Vehicles’ Over-speeding in Tanzania The University of Dodoma International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887) Volume 96– No.16.
3. Non Reviewed conference paper /Un published Research Papers
a) Emmanuel Adeojoke and Collins Oduor (May 2020) A study on the impact of remote schooling on parents, a Kenya perspective.:A case study of private primary schools in Nairobi county of Kenya
b) Entonu Daniel, Collins Oduor (April 2020) Online Support System For Drug And Alcohol Addiction Among Youths Manuscript submitted to the African Journal of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (AJADA) which is a publication of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA),Kenya.
c) Wilberforce Juma M and Collins Oduor (May 2020) Adoption of ICT Approaches in Teaching of Mathematics and Sciences: A Case Study of Public Secondary Schools in Oloitokitok Sub County,Kajiado county,Kenya yet to be published
d) Armstrong Rapudo,Collins Oduor, Geoffrey Lugano, Rapudo Hawi (April ,2020) Corona Virus Threat: County Responses, Village Awareness, Education And Preparedness. Kijiji Smart Village Society –Unpublished Paper.
e) Ondiek C.O & Mbugua Samson (2019), “Online cattle feeding guide farming systems “ un published paper in the Innovative Knowledge Management Practices for Achieving Sustainable Food Security and Nutrition in Kenya SYMPOSIUM, 20 – 21 February, 2019 Venue: KSG Lower Kabete, Convention Centre
f) May 18th 2014 James Imende Obuhuma, Collins Oduor Ondiek and Edward Osoro Ombui. 2013. Reduction of Over Speeding: A GPS Model for School Transport in Kenya. Accessed from http://www.esriea.co.ke/EdUC-2013/
g) October 5,2013 Collins Oduor Ondiek and James Obuhuma Imende Adoption Of Framework GPS transport systems for schools in Kenya. Conference for Operation Research Society of Kenya organized by Schools of Business for University of Nairobi, University of Dar es salaam and Makerere University Business School sponsored held at Imperial beach hotel in Entebbe Uganda.
4. Scholarly presentations at conferences/workshop/seminar
May 2019, mHealth Apps and Services for Maternal Healthcare in Developing Countries Gloria E. IYAWA1 , Suama HAMUNYELA,Collins O.Ondiek IST-Africa 2019 Conference Proceedings
May 2019 Gloria E. IYAWA, Wanano MASIKARA, Jude O. OSAKWE and Collins O. ODUOR (2019) Computer Science Challenger: Gamifying the Learning of Computer Science Concepts through a Mobile Application Platform IST-Africa 2019 Conference
April 2019 Collins Oduor Ondiek: was a Panel Presenter/Speaker in Academia roundtable “New teaching approaches for higher learning institutions in the digital era” presentation at the World Summit on Information Systems (WSIS) organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Geneva Switzerland.
May 23-27 2017, Ondiek C .O, Okelo-Odongo W & Opiyo T.O E “Cloud computing adoption status for kenya SMEs”ICA Conference organized by IBM Cloud Academy Consortium, Wroclaw University of science and technology,Wroclaw,Poland
5. University scholarly books Publications
a) October 2018, Asira Godfrey, Ondiek C.O & Gichamba A.N “Evaluation of the effects of software as a service adoption for development of saccos in Kenya” Lambert academic publishing gmbh & co.kg germany isbn no 978-3-659-13987-1 published book in October 2018
b) March 2017, Ondiek C .O, Okelo-Odongo W & Opiyo T.O E “Software As A Service (SAAS) Adoption for the Development Of SMEs” Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co.KG Germany ISBN NO 978-3-330-06138-5 Published Book in February 2017.
c) February 2017, John Kirimi J, Kendi M & Collins Oduor Determining Factors Affecting Effective Implementation of ISO 27001 Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co.KG Germany ISBN NO 978-3-659-75870-6 Published Book in January 2017.
6. Book chapter Publications
a) Gloria E IYAWA, Collins O ODUOR, Jude O OSAKWE (2019) Book chapter "mHealth: A Low-cost Approach for Effective Disease Diagnosis, Prediction, Monitoring and Management," submitted to Book title "Smart Medical Data Sensing and IoT Systems Design in Healthcare" eEditorial Discovery, Publisher IGI Global https://www.igiglobal.com/submission/submit-chapter/?chapterid=59ccf984-5be3-4669-89b3-2fc0383a6563&s=4
b) April 2014 Book Chapter Publication on the book Title: TRENDS IN DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING APPLICATIONS By University of Nairobi School of Computing and Informatics ISBN: 978-9966- 074-13-3.
c) 2013 Book Chapter Publication on the book Title: DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS WITH FOCUS ON RESEARCH SHARING By University of Nairobi School of Computing and Informatics ISBN: 978-9966-21- 330-3.