EDF 410: SOCIOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE EDUCATION
BENARD RARI

EDF 410: SOCIOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE EDUCATION

Definition of sociology; subject areas of study and branches; sociology of education – origin, development and issues; sociological theories of education; process of socialization; social structure and stratification; relationship to education; school and social organization; teachers’ role in school and community; democracy and education. The purpose, history, theories, methods and development of comparative education as a discipline; studies of major contrasting educational systems in the world (such as north America, Caribbean, western Europe, Asia and selected African countries in relation to education in East Africa),  with emphasis on their philosophies of education; organization of education systems, financing of education, curriculum, administration, gender and education, teacher education, technology in education, adult education.


SAS 310: CONTEMPORARY GENDER ISSUES
Dr. Taji Shivachi

SAS 310: CONTEMPORARY GENDER ISSUES

Definition of concepts of gender and sex; conceptualizing and social construction of gender as a social and cultural category; theoretical perspectives; gender analysis; gender and politics; gender mainstreaming; affirmative action; gender and health; issues in reproductive health; the impact of gender on development; gender and education; gender and the environment and emerging issues in gender.

MIC 117: HIV/AIDS AND SOCIETY
Dr. John Sibuor

MIC 117: HIV/AIDS AND SOCIETY

Course Description

Theories of human behaviour and personality development; HIV/AIDS, local and global overview:  Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), HIV antibodies, viral load, window period, acute retroviral syndrome, chronic HIV infection, HIV/AIDS prevalence and incidence, mortality statistics, impact on demography, economy, households, health care systems, family structures. Prevalence, ethology and pathology of HIV/AIDS; Impact of HIV/AIDS on family, community & society; Gender stereotyping, stigmatization; Intervention strategies: treatment, control, prevention, nutritional care, counselling and support. The role of gender in management of HIV/AIDS; Evaluation of recent health programmes including nutrition education projects and schemes

ECO 110: BASIC MICROECONOMICS
Moses ObamaDaphen Ojalla

ECO 110: BASIC MICROECONOMICS

The scope of economics and nature of economic systems. Macroeconomics versus microeconomics. Methods of allocating economic resources. Theories of production and consumer choice. The role of markets and prices in a decentralized system. The theory of distribution and pricing of factors of production.


CIM 230: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
Peter GorPeter Gor

CIM 230: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

Conceptions of curriculum; elements and dimensions of curriculum, factors influencing curriculum;  components of curriculum; foundations of curriculum; principles of curriculum planning; design and implementation; models of curriculum development;  principles and  procedures of curriculum development; dynamics and strategies of curriculum change; curriculum development in Kenya; curriculum and teacher education.


COM 110: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND COMPUTING
NIXON AMUOMONIXON AMUOMOFrancis Onyango

COM 110: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND COMPUTING

AIM

·      To acquaint the learner with knowledge about computers and computing modes

·      To prepare graduates who can compete in the international markets

COURSE PURPOSE

The course is to take the learner through history of computers hardware and software. Introduce them to different elements of use of computers in real world.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the student should be able to

·      Explain the characteristics and purposes of all the sub-units in a computer system.

·      Categorize the different types of computers.

·      Explain the different computing modes.

·      Explain the fundamental capabilities of computer hardware and software.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOME

·      Conduct a range of scientific investigations

·      Evaluate and debate scientific arguments and claims in order to solve problems and generate informed, responsible and ethical conclusions

·      Understand he theories and models used to describe, explain and make predictions about chemical systems, structures and properties

COURSE DESCRIPTION

History of computers, survey of computer technologies and application; hardware components, introduction to hardware and software; data communication

 


COS 100: COMMUNICATION SKILLS
ROSE ACHIENGMarren AtienoWagunda CharlesJOSEPHAT OGWENOOkuthe PelesiahCharles Wagunda

COS 100: COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Communication; concepts, principles, process of communication, types of communication; Study skills: definition, , planning work; Library skills: recognizing classification systems, utilizing library and other educational resources e.g. Email, Opac, Fax, Internet; Reading skills: meaning of reading, reading strategies; Listening skills: barriers to listening, active listening, understanding  lectures, understanding instructions; Writing skills: definitions, types of writing, stages of writing, writing procedures, writing reports and essays; writing research paper and presentation.Speaking skills: effective speaking, public address, art of persuasion, presenting papers in seminars, Research skills: understanding research and research process, different types of research; Examination skills: preparing for the exams, understanding exam rubrics, and writing exams.