“Practice and Experiences in Development of Distance Learning in Kenya: Case of the Centre for Open and Distance Learning- University of Nairobi, Kenya.”

Citation:
WAFULA DRCHARLES. "“Practice and Experiences in Development of Distance Learning in Kenya: Case of the Centre for Open and Distance Learning- University of Nairobi, Kenya.”.". In: A paper to be presented to Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa Conference, 2013 To be held at University of Nairobi, Kenya from 30th July to 1st August 2013 .; 2013.

Abstract:

This paper is a documentary presentation and discussion of the major Issues and Educational Challenges that face Kenya towards its Fulfillment of Vision 2030 which has been set as Economic development Landmark to turn around this country and how open and distance learning address those challenges.
The paper identifies the magnitude of required capacity to undertake the training and -in-servicing of the working Kenyans for the provision of new skills and change of mindset of the key managers on carrying out their business to be result and outcome oriented without removing them from their jobs or workplace.
It discusses the justification and relevance of the specific Flagship Projects offered by open and distance modes using e-learning and printed modules with online learner support and how they were identified to be part of the performance contract at the College of Education and External Studies.

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