Our Mission “Providing solutions through education, training,researchandcommunityservice” Our Vision The University Vision is “A dynamic University Committed to scholarshipinteaching,researchtrainingandcommunityservice”.
Our Core Values
The Lukenya University Core Values are: •Innovativeness; •Responsiveness to customer needs; •Inclusiveness; •Integrity; •Team work; •Commitment to Community Service; and •Excellence philosophy
The objectives of Lukenya University ODeL are to:
•Provide alternative pathways to obtaining quality academic and professional qualifications to those who cannot attend face-to- face mode of learning •Enhance access to Lukenya University programs and courses and in turn to university education by enabling learners to access education without changing areas of residence/workplaces •Promote and enhance use of technology and innovation in university education by offering teaching and learning that is appropriate to the digital age •Enable Lukenya University to project, build, promote and protect international reputation by recruiting learners worldwide •Enrich learners’ perspectives and learning experiences
TheassumptionguidingODeLcourse/programmemodesofdeliveryisthatlearnersandthetutorswillbeseparatedintimeandplaceormostofthetime.Asaresult,deliveryisbuiltonthefollowingfourscenariosasprovidedbytheCommissionofUniversityEducation: Scenario 1: Same time, same place: Classroom teaching, face-to-facetutorials,seminars,workshops,andresidentialschools; Scenario 2: Same time, different place: Audio conferences andvideoconferences,television,one-wayortwo-wayvideosetc.; Scenario 3: Different time, same place: Learning resourcecenterswhichlearnersvisitattheirleisure; Scenario4:Differenttime,differentplace:Homestudy,computer conferencing, and tutorial support by e-mail and faxcommunication
The University has a Curriculum Development and Review Policy thatforms the basis for teaching and learning processes.In light of this,Curriculum Development Policy is intended to ensure that theUniversitycurriculaareofhighqualityandmarketdriven.Thisisa realizationthatarelevantcurriculummustbalancebetween academic standards and market needs.Therefore, the process ofcurriculumdevelopmentensuresadequatestakeholderparticipation.
Curriculum and module development is guided by the University’spolicy on the development and review of curricula and learningmaterials. AcademicYear · Anacademicyearconsistsoftwosemesters. · Asemesterconsistsof16weeks.
Instructional/ContactHours · Oneunitcourseisequivalenttothree(3)contacthoursperweekconsisting of 2 lecture (self-study) hours and a 3 hour practicalsession. · Athree(3)hourpracticalsessionisequivalenttoonecontacthour. · Atwohourtutorialsessionisequivalenttoonecontacthour. · Onesemesterunitisequivalentto42contacthours. READ MORE
Learners Suppport Programmes
Policy GoverningLearners Support
Matters dealing with learners support are handled as outlined intheLearnersHandbook.
The following key support programmes are offered to learners:-
TechnologyInfrastructureandMedia The ODEL Centre provides an interactive learning managementsystemthat effectively supports e-learning. The following infrastructureisinplace: Accesstotheinternet The University has an access to internet (WI-FI) from KENET and thisinternetensuresqualitymodeofdeliveryoftheODELprograms. Read More
Self-Learning Materials Self-LearningMaterialAttributes Self-learning materials play a crucial role in helping learners achievelearningobjectives.Toensuretheeffectivenessofthesematerials,theUniversity has entrenched the following key attributes of self-learningmaterials: Read More
Examination & Assessment ContinuousAssessment Learners’ assessment is guided by the examination policy, whichprovidesfortwolevelsofassessment: Read More