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Course image UUUUUUUU:Environmental Planning and Management
Instructional Technology

The module of Environmental Planning and Management, GEO3263, aims to provide the students with theoretical and practical knowledge enabling them to identify environmental problems and apply the principles of environmental planning and management in order to propose solutions responding to sustainable development. 

Instructional Technology

The main objective of this course is two-fold:

i) To equip students with a clear understanding of the meaning, importance and rationale for promoting VC approaches in promoting agricultural transformation for development; and

ii) To equip students with competences and capabilities to conduct VC mapping and critical analyses; with a view to identifying gaps to address; and devise appropriate strategic action plans to address them.

Specifically: i )To introduce students to the meaning of, importance, and to the rationale for promoting VC approaches; and ii)To guide students through the tasks of VC mapping and VC analysis - including in the Mapping of the 3 levels of VCs, Plotting the relationships in VCs and in Differentiating between various structures (maps) of various commodities and/or entities (Farmer organizations).

Course image IIT1111: Introduction to Information Technology (PEBL)
Instructional Technology

This module of study identifies the essential knowledge, skills and attitude that all students need to be active lifelong learners in an information technology intensive environment. The curriculum is designed to form the foundation for continuous learning with introduction to emerging trends such as collaborative tools, ICT fundamentals, advanced MS Office/OpenOffice and security of the data. The students will be able to adapt to ever changing innovations and use ICT skills in long-life learning. The computer skills standard course of study involves the development of skills over time. These skills become building blocks with which to meet the challenges of personal and professional life.

Course image ITC1213:Introduction to elearning
Instructional Technology

Aims of this course is to design the online teaching material and highlight the purpose of this new education technology. eLearning involves using primarily the internet and one or more other technologies involving one/two-way transmissions through open broadcast, closed circuit, cable, microwave, broadband lines, fiber optics, satellite, or wireless communications devices or audio/video conferencing

Instructional Technology

Plant nutrition, is the course component of Soil fertility and fertilization. The focus of Plant nutrition module component is the influence of mineral nutrients to the health of plants. The course will examine the factors that determine the availability of mineral nutrients in soil, their uptake and use by plants. The diagnosis of soil nutrient availability and plant nutrient stress will also be examined.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

ü  Acquire knowledge and understanding of the chemical processes in soils that influence mineral nutrient availability

ü  Develop an understanding of how mineral nutrients are taken up by plants, transported and assimilated by plants

ü  Understand the role of mineral nutrients in the quality of the harvested product

ü  Develop an understanding of how the nutrient status of plants is diagnosed by soil and plant analysis and the strengths and weaknesses of different methods

ü  Acquire knowledge of the importance of fertilizer formulation to soil nutrient availability

ü  Develop skills in sampling soil and plant tissues for routine analysis and diagnosis of nutrient status

ü  Develop skills in interpreting the results of soil and plant analyses

ü  Develop a critical approach to data analysis and interpretation

ü  Promote the ability to work co-operatively as a member of a group

Course image Network security course
Instructional Technology

Network security combine policies and practices adopted to prevent and monitor unauthorized access, misuse, modification or denial of a computer network and and network accessible resources.

Course image English for Academic Writing Unit one
Instructional Technology


The main purpose of this course is to equip Level II students with advanced academic reading and advanced academic writing skills. In addition, learners will be exposed to scientific writing techniques like avoiding plagiarism:  summarizing, paraphrasing, synthesizing, citing sources and referencing. Through presentations, speaking skills will also be enhanced.