Joined Egerton university i August 1992 and have been HOD External Studies and Media Department w.e.f 31st Jan., 2003 – 2015. This department ran the Applied Computer Science program, of the Royal Melbourne University (RMIT) (formerly administered in collaboration with the African Virtual University (AVU). The department’s role was the recruitment of students, managing the teaching and learning through timetabling, recruitment of part-time teaching staff, managing examinations, ensuring fees collection, and dealing with day to day issues raised by students and staff, etc. The program graduated two cohorts of diploma students and one of a degree in Information Technology of RMIT. It ended in 2007.
The department also managed the Unisa distance learning program. Under a memorandum of understanding between Egerton University and University of South Africa, the department advertised, recruited students into the various Unisa distance learning programs, recruited tutors and managed the tutorials for the students, invigilated exams and collected fees on behalf of Unisa. The collaboration with Unisa ended in 2011.
The department now runs the collaboration between Egerton University and Open University of Tanzania in distance education.
Other University responsibilities undertaken variously:
Teaching areas at the university are the following:
On Going Students