Mr.Gordon Otieno Ouma
ICT Manager
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ICT DEPARTMENT

The process of integrating technology in education and research has been ongoing for the past two decades. Kisii University has given special attention to Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in order to expedite the Learning procedures, Research and Development. The university is currently reviewing the curricula and instruction in the light of demand of ICT-related technologies for the advancement of academic excellence, research and social welfare.

 

The impact of ICTs on education sector has become far reaching and dependable information and communications system is essential for the efficient management and operation of Kisii University. The ICT Department was therefore established to provide technical support services to students and staff on ICT infrastructure including hardware and software. The Department is mandated to develop, implement and maintain the necessary policies and technological systems that support teaching and learning.

 

ICT Department spearheads the use of ICT in education which leads to more student-centred learning settings. The Department is committed in providing a customer centred ICT service and to transform the University into automated learning and work environment that supports technological innovations.

Vision:

“ICT’s vision is to become a hub of ICT infrastructure with sustainable research, learning, development and enhancement of computer literacy in the region”.

Mission:

“To facilitate computer literacy by ensuring the availability of accessible, efficient and reliable ICT services”

ICT Department objectives
The objectives set to achieve the vision and mission are:

To lead, manage and develop ICT infrastructure in the university.
To provide excellent user support  customer centred services, that are responsive to the changing needs of the user.
To maintain an effective staff development programme to ensure that ICT staff continue to develop the necessary skills to provide high-quality services and support.
To actively contribute to the University Sustainability agenda.
To contribute and promote the effective use of ICT and leading a number of reviews of business processes within the organization.
Exploits technology to its full potential.
Provides the lead in access to electronic forms of information

Core Values:
We will achieve the plan through developing a service and culture that is:
•    Professional and friendly
•    Proactive as well as reactive
•    Customer focused 
•    Collaborative and sharing
•    Challenging and supportive
•    Forward thinking and reflective
 

Contact us

ict@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke

YEAR 2015/2016 3rd Quarter and 4th quarter ICT EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

Important Links for Research 

www.mit.edu

www.uonbi.ac.ke

www.kibabiiuniversity.ac.ke

Upcoming Events

UPCOMING PUBLIC LECTURE

Kisii University Kericho Campus, through the office of Research and Extension is pleased to host Prof. Tumi Khumalo, Associate Professor of Psychology from North-West University in South Africa.

Prof. Khumalo will present a public lecture on the Principles of and Relevance of Positive Psychology in Africa which will be held on 25th March, 2017 at the Main Campus, Old Moot Court.

His research, in the broad field of Positive Psychology, focuses on measurement and psychometric properties, understanding and promoting youth well-being, as well as cross-cultural studies in Positive Psychology. He is also a co-editor of a research-informed South African teaching textbook on Positive Psychology entitled “Towards flourishing: Contextualizing positive psychology”.

In 2013, He joined Optentia Research Focus Area (NWU, VTC) as a researcher and Associate Professor. Currently he leads the Psycho-social well-being and communal thriving sub-programme in Optentia. Researchers in this subprogram are interested in value-adding research that focuses on understanding, measuring, and promoting psychosocial well-being among youth and adults in the various life domains. His students’ work focuses on cross-cultural adaptation of psychological conceptual and operational models, and quantitative correlational studies. The specific areas of interest include VIA strengths and virtues, meaning in life, eudaimonic well-being, basic psychological needs, as well as self-efficacy and hope.

 

 

No upcoming workshop