JKUAT Embraces Japanese E-learning tool for Common Units

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in collaboration with Kyoiku Joho Service (KJS) Company of Japan, conducted a training for staff involved in the teaching common units online.

The event was graced by Director ICT Dr. Mwirigi Kiula who appreciated the effort of the Japanese company (KJS) for taking part in improving training through online platform.

“We feel honored and will  be monitoring  technology  keenly  to  understand  it  and  develop  way of  integrating it to the   existing  online  training for the  common units  such as Communication Skills, Development Studies and HIV/Aids” said Dr. Kiula.

Dr. Kiula interacting with the participants during the training process

Training was aimed at equipping JKUAT staff with requisite skill on content creation, sharing and management. Aspects covered included how instructors can produce and share audiovisual content inputting other effects that intrigue the learners complete the given task. KJS Company President & CEO, Tsugunobu Ogino explained and demonstrated how to utilize ThinkBoard technology and make learning more interactive.

Mr. Tsugunobu Ogino explaining how use the ThinkBoard technology

More  trainings will  be  conducted for the  instructors  to  enable  them  develop  content  for Communication Skills, Development Studies and HIV/Aids and  also  the regarding monitoring the  of students  interaction with the tool.