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Visit by University of Nebraska Staff and Students

The department of educational communication and technology hosted students and faculty members from Nebraska University. They had a fruitful discussions on areas of collaboration with each other. Students from the department  also had an opportunity to interact with the students of Nebraska University and also proposed areas they felt they could collaborate to enhance their learning experience.  

Teaching practice Symposium

The Department of Educational Communication Technology and Pedagogical studies held its first Teaching Practice Symposium on 26th April 2024. The event was held online and was attended by universities in Kenya and around the world. The keynote speech was given by Dr. Reetta Niemi who gave insights on Global Perspectives of Teaching Practice Experiences, with emphases on the Expected Competencies for the 21 st Century Teacher. The meeting was officially opened by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic affairs Prof. Leonida Kerubo franked by the Dean Faculty of Education Prof.

UoN Mega Faculty Hackthon

UoN Mega Faculty Hackthon was held on 3rd  to 5th  April, 2024. Top 35 teams which were selected from round one will later battle it out for the best 10 teams. Our students' team ( Faculty of Education) led by Mr. Alex M. Kyalo qualified for round two after emerging among the best 20 innovations. The team pitched an innovation on Bursary Management System. The best teams will participate in the Nairobi innovation week, The Nairobi Innovation Week event will include a three day hackathon as part of the activities.

Training of trainers for Mega Faculty Hackathons

Training of Trainers for the Mega Faculty Hackathons was conducted on 26-28 Feb 2024 at Wangare Maathai Inistitute. Training was organised by the office of the DVC (RIE) and that of the Director (Innovations and Intellectual Property).The department of educational Communication and technology was well represented by Dr. Kyalo Mulwa a member of our academic staff. This was in preparations for the Faculty of Education Hackathons which is a build up to  the Nairobi innovation week which will be held  in May this year

Digital Transformation Programme: Teaching with Technology Seminar

The Department of Educational communication,Technology and Pedagogical Studies organised a teaching with technology seminar to upgrade the Faculty members soft skills in use of various digital tools in developing content for teaching. This according to the Chairman of the department Dr.Boniface Ngaruiya constitute a series of seminars of Digital Transformation Programme seminars that the Department intends to undertake to ensure all members are able to use digital tools that are available  in teaching and developing online content. The session was Facilitated by Dr.

The 13th biennial Pan-African Literacy For All (PALFA) Conference

The 13th biennial Pan-African Literacy For All (PALFA) Conference  with the Theme: Remediating the Global Learning Poverty Crisis through Innovative Literacy Practices was held on 23rd to 25th of August 2023 hosted by the department of Educational communication Technology and Pedagogical Studies at the Manu Chandaria Hall at the University towers.