Purpose

Enhancing the teaching method through training, skill improvement and in-service training of academic staff. The E-learning approach to Effective teaching methods will be an added advantage to members of staff willing to be provided by achieving a Certificate in Pedagogical Skills.

Objectives

  1. To produce quality members of staff in line with the Institute`s Pedagogical practices.
  2. To generate stimulating pedagogical practices in developing Academic Writing manuals for students with impact on the National and International development goals.
  3. To transfer effective pedagogical practices from the University and other International Institutions for the benefit of members of staff, students and the local community.

Members of staff in the Institute

  1. Prof. Theuri M.M - Director, IGS
  2. Humphrey Gachomo - Lecturer, Communication Skills
  3. Catherine Njoroge - Lecturer, Communication Skills

The Director`s Message

Welcome to the Institute of General Studies. The Institute of General Studies of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology was established in the year 2017 to enhance the teaching method through training, skill improvement and in-service training of academic staff. The E-learning approach to Effective teaching methods will be an added advantage to members of staff willing to be provided by achieving a Certificate in Pedagogical Skills.

The Institute offers services across the entire University in the following areas:

  1. Overseeing the teaching of all University Common Units including:
    • Communication Skills
    • Business English
    • Philosophy and Critical Thinking
    • Development Studies
    • Gender and Development
  1. Curriculum Development in:
    • Effective pedagogical practices
    • Summer Institute
    • Academic Manuals for the students and lecturers
  1. Establishment of African Liberation Education Center
  2. Training of members of staff in effective pedagogical skills
  3. Development of mentorship curriculum for all members of staff
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