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The African virtual university : Kenyatta University, Kenya

Author: Magdallen N Juma
Publisher: London : Commonwealth Secretariat, ©2001.
Series: Case studies in education.
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"This case study relates to the pilot phase of the African Virtual University at Kenyatta University in Kenya. It provides one of the few available insights into the reality of how the AVU has progressed in terms of concept, strategy and practice. It describes and analyses key issues regarding courses offered, operational economics, practical difficulties and the growing institutionalisation of the AVU as an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kenyatta University
Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magdallen N Juma
ISBN: 0850926653 9780850926651
OCLC Number: 49205373
Description: iv, 40 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Background to the African Virtual University (AVU) --
The implementation and current status of AVU --
The implementation of AVU at Kenyatta University --
The AVU network --
The AVU pilot programmes in Kenyatta University --
An analysis of University offered through AVU satellite --
The first AVU semester (1 October --
23 December 1997) --
Performance in AVU courses --
AVU's pre-university programme --
The management of AVU --
The impact of AVU on Kenyatta University --
The challenges --
The way forward for the AVU project at Kenyatta University.
Series Title: Case studies in education.
Responsibility: Magdallen N. Juma.
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