Directory » MACHUMA (HELEN) MUYIA
muy2001@tamu.edu
542 EDCT
19798454716
Department
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Afilliations
Human Resource Development

MACHUMA (HELEN) MUYIA
Clinical Associate Professor
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar Profile:
Research Interests
Emotional intelligence and leadership development
Learning/training and development and talent development
Organization development and change
Organization Learning, Adult learning and Lifelong learning
BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Machuma (Helen) Muyia earned her Ed.D in Workforce Development/Human Resource Development from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 2008. She joined the department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2009 and rose through the ranks to become a Clinical professor in 2019. Dr. Muyia teaches organization development and learning and development in HRD in the undergraduate Human Resource Development program. She has also taught Adult Learning and Applied learning principles courses to graduate and undergraduate students respectively. Dr. Muyia designed and redesigned her online and blended courses based on standards from the Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric, a national benchmark for online and blended course design. Recently, Dr. Muyia received a certificate in effective college instruction from the Association of College and University Educators and the American Council on Education – ACUE-ACE, having completed their five effective practice frameworks, including designing an effective course and class, establishing a productive learning environment, using active learning techniques, promoting higher order thinking, and assessing to inform instruction and promote learning. Dr. Muyia's research focuses on emotional intelligence and leadership development, Organizational learning and development, adult learning, lifelong learning, and training and talent development. She has written over 10 peer reviewed journal articles, 8 book chapters, 7 proceedings and abstracts, 17 presentations, with an h-index of 12 and over 650 citations. Dr. Muyia has also served as an editorial board member, Co-issue editor, series editor, and reviewer of several top-tier journals in her field. Dr. Muyia also serves on several doctoral committees inside and outside of her department. She is a recipient of the 2011, Texas A&M Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award and the 2015 departmental teaching achievement award. Dr. Muyia believes that great teaching is a way to student success, and she is always looking for new ways to improve her instruction to build on student success and quality learning.
Education
Ed.D., Workforce Development Education/HRD, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (2008)
M.Ed., Adult Education/Human Resource Development, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (2005)
M.Ph., Educational Planning, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya (2000)
B.Ed., Economics, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya (1988)
COURSES TAUGHT
EHRD371. APP LEARNING PRINCIPLES
2013C,2013B,2013A,2012C,2012A
EHRD372. LEARNING AND DEVL IN HRD
2020C,2020B,2020A,2019C,2019B
EHRD372. TRAINING & DEV IN HRD
2016B,2016A,2015C,2015B,2014C
EHRD374. ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMT
2020C,2020B,2020A,2019C,2019B
EHRD630. ADULT LEARNING
2018B,2017B,2016B,2015B,2014B
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
Wekullo, S. C., Nafukho, M. F., & Muyia, M. H. (2018). Conflict management in Kenya[8217]s public universities. In Nancy T. Watson, Lei Xie, & Matthew J. Etchells (Eds). Cultural Impact on Conflict Management in Higher Education. A volume in the series: International Higher Education, (pp. 17- 36). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, GI Global. #
Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia M.A. (2016). Human resources development in sub-Saharan Africa. In T. Garavan, A. McCarthy, & M. J. Morley (Eds.). Global human resource development: Country and regional perspectives. (pp. 131-144). New York, NY: Routledge.
Valentin, M., Muyia, H., Junhee, K., & Valentin, C. (2015). Toward an effective virtual learning environment: From a social presence perspective. In F. M. Nafukho, B. J. Irby (Series Ed.), A Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology into Higher Education. IGI Global
Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia, M.A. H. (2014). Entrepreneurial leadership and transformation of universities in Africa. In F. M. Nafukho, M.A.H. Muyia & Irby, B. J. (Eds.). Governance and transformation of universities in Africa. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Nafukho, F.M., Muyia, M.A. H., & Irby, B. J. (eds.). (2014). Governance and transformation of universities in Africa. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Journal Articles
1. Nafukho, F. M., Wekullo, C. S., & Muyia, M. H. (2019). Examining research productivity of faculty in selected leading public universities in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Development 66, 44-51. #. RG Journal Impact: 1.403.
2. Muyia, M. H., Wekullo, C, & Nafukho, M. F. (2018). Talent development in emerging economies through learning and development capacity building. Advances in Developing Human Resources 20(4), 1-19. #. RG Journal Impact: 1.36.
3. Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M.H., Farnia, F., Kacirek, K., & Lynham, S. A. (2016). Developing emotional intelligence skills among practicing leaders: Reality or myth? Performance Improvement Quarterly, 29 (1), 71-87. #. RG Journal Impact: 0.88 (Citations = 6).
4. Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia, M. H. (2013). The World Bank’s Africa virtual University project: A revisit. European Journal of Training and Development, 37(7), 646- 661. RG Journal Impact: 1.26 (Citations = 6).
5. Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M. H., & Graham, C. M., (2010). Harnessing and optimal utilization of human capital in virtual workplace environments. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(6), 648-664. RG Journal Impact: 1.36 (Citations = 29).
6. Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia, M. H. (2010). Entrepreneurship and socio-economic development in Africa: A reality or myth. Journal of European Industrial Training, 2(34), 96-109. RG Journal Impact: 1.14 (Citations = 65).
7. Muyia, M.H., & Kacirek, K. (2009). An empirical study of a leadership development-training program and its impact on emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) scores. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(6), 703-718. RG Journal Impact: 1.36 (Citations = 45).
8. Muyia, M. H. (2009). Approaches to and instruments for measuring emotional intelligence: A review of selected literature. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(6), 690-702. RG Journal Impact: 1.36 (Citations = 38).
9. Muyia, M.H., & Nafukho, F. M. (2009). Understanding the educational needs of adult immigrants: A reflection from the review of literature. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 17(1), 74-83 http://hdl.voced.edu.au/10707/61134). RG Journal Impact: 0.83
10. Nafukho, F. M., Graham, C. M., & Muyia, M. H. (2009,). Determining the relationship among organizational learning dimensions of a small-size business enterprise. Journal of European Industrial Training, 33(1), 32-51 [Co-edited Special Refereed Journal Issue]. RG Journal Impact: 1.14 (Citations = 39).
Muyia, M. H., Wekullo, C, & Nafukho, M. F. (2018). Talent development in emerging economies through learning and development capacity building. Advances in Developing Human Resources 20(4), 1-19. #. RG Journal Impact: 1.36.
Muyia, M. H., Wekullo, C.S., & Nafukho, F. M. (2018). Talent development in emerging economies and development capacity building. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 20 (4),498-516 #
Nafukho, M. F., Muyia, M. H., & Wekullo, C, (In press). Examining research productivity of faculty in selected leading public universities in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Development, x (x), xx-xx. #. RG Journal Impact: 1.403
Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M.H., Farnia, F., Kacirek, K., & Lynham, S. A. (2016). Developing emotional intelligence skills among practicing leaders: Reality or myth? Performance Improvement Quarterly,29 (1), 71-87. #
Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia, H. M. (2013). The World Bank's Africa virtual university project: A revisit. European Journal of Training and Development, 37, (7), 646-661
Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, H. A., & Graham, C. M., (2010). Harnessing and optimal utilization of human capital in virtual workplace environments. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(6), 648-664
Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia, M. A. H. (2010). Entrepreneurship and socio-economic development in Africa: A reality or myth. Journal of European Industrial Training, 2(34), 96-109
Muyia, M.A., & Nafukho, F. M. (2009). Understanding the educational needs of adult immigrants: A reflection from the review of literature. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 17(1), 74-83 http://hdl.voced.edu.au/10707/61134)
Muyia, M. H. (2009). Approaches to and instruments for measuring emotional intelligence: A review of selected literature. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(6), 690-702
Muyia, M. & Kacirek, K. (2009). An empirical study of a leadership development training program and its impact on emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) scores. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(6), 703-718
Nafukho, F. M., Graham, C. M., & Muyia, M. H. A. (2009,). Determining the relationship among organizational learning dimensions of a small-size business enterprise. Journal of European Industrial Training, 1(33), 32-51
Book Chapters
1. Nafukho, M. F., & Muyia, H. M. (2021). Lifelong learning and quality education for sustainable development in Africa. In Fredrick M. Nafukho, & Alexander B. Makulio (Eds). Handbook of Research on Nurturing Industrial Economy for Africa’s Development, (pp. 17-37). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, GI Global.
2. Wekullo, S. C., Nafukho, M. F., & Muyia, M. H. (2018). Conflict management in Kenya’s public universities. In Nancy T. Watson, Lei Xie, & Matthew J. Etchells (Eds). Cultural Impact on Conflict Management in Higher Education. A volume in the series: International Higher Education, (pp. 17- 36). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, GI Global. #
3. Muyia, M, H. (2017). Leadership development for frontier societies: Reflections from Kenya. In Alexandre, A., & Dirani, K. (Eds.). Leadership Development in Emerging Market Economies (pp. 229 -244). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
4. Nafukho, F. M., & Muyia, M. H. (2016). Human resources development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In T. Garavan, A. McCarthy, & M. J. Morley (Eds.). Global human resource development: Country and regional Perspectives (pp. 131-144). New York, NY: Routledge.
5. Muyia, M. H., & Nafukho, M. F. (2015). Keeping it social: Transforming workplace learning and development through social media. In F. M. Nafukho, &, Irby, B. J. (Eds.), Handbook of research on integrating technology into higher education (pp. 93-114). New York: IGI Global. #
6. Valentin, M., Muyia, M, H., Junhee, K., & Valentin, C. (2015). Toward an effective virtual learning environment: From a social presence perspective. In F. M. Nafukho, B. J. Irby (Eds.), Handbook of research on integrating technology into higher education (pp. 303-321). New York: IGI Global. #
7. Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M.H. (2014). Entrepreneurial leadership and the transformations of African Universities. In F. M. Nafukho, M. A. H, Muyia, & B. J. Irby, (Eds.). Governance and transformations of universities in Africa: A global perspective (pp. 1-16). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
8. Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M. H. (2014). Emotional intelligence and its critical role in developing human resources for optimal productivity. In N. E. Chalofsky, T. S. Rocco, & M. L. Morris (Eds.). Handbook of human resource development: Theory and application. (pp. 623 - 639). Los Angeles, CA: Sage. [published with student]
Muyia, H.M., Wekullo, C. & Nafukho. F. M. (in press). Talent development: challenges and opportunities. In K. Dirani, F. M. Nafukho, & B. Irby (Eds.), Global Issues and Talent Development: Perspectives from Countries around the World. Charlotte, NC: Age Publishing.
Muyia, M, A, H. (2017). Leadership development for frontier societies: Reflections from Kenya. In Alexandre, A., & Dirani, K. (Eds.). Leadership Development in Emerging Market Economies (pp. 229 -244). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
Muyia, H.M. A., & Nafukho, F. M. (2015). Keeping it Social: Transforming Workplace Learning and Development through Social Media. In F. M., Nafukho, Irby, B. J. (Eds). Handbook of research on innovative technology integration in higher education. (pp. 93-114). New York: IGI Global
Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M. A. (2014). Emotional intelligence and its critical role in developing human resources. In N. E. Chalofsky, T. S. Rocco, & M. L. Morris (Series Ed.), Handbook of Human Resource Development (pp. 623-639). Wiley: NJ.
Nafukho, F. M., Muyia, M.A. (2012). Emotional intelligence and its critical role in developing human resources for optimal productivity. HRD Handbook Chapter.
RESEARCH PROJECTS
Research Meaning Making through Determining Research Productivity of Faculty in Kenyan Universities
Co-PI (). Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) (Private)
2018-11-01 — 2019-07-31
Catapult Round 4 - Up, Up, and Away: Expanding and Enriching CEHD Global Education Experiences ($30,000)
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018-01-15 — 2019-06-15
Catapult Round 3 - Project STAR (Service, Teaching, and Research) [Funded amount $30,000]
Co-PI (). TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016-12-01 — 2018-05-31
AWARDS
1. Spring 2015 Departmental Teaching Achievement Award, Educational Administration & Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University, May 15, 2015.
2. Spring 2011 Teaching Excellence Award, Board of Regents of Texas A&M University System, July 12, 2011.
3. Faculty Teaching Academy Certificate of Completion Award, Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, 2009 – 2010.