Course Description

Introduction to Communication: Definition, Elements that Form the Communication Process, Quality/Effective Communication – Characteristics, Barriers to Effective Communication, Overcoming Barriers To Effective Communication, Levels of Communication. Types/Forms Of Communication: Oral Communication and its Forms , Written Communication And Its Forms, Non-Verbal – Audio, Visual, Audio-Visual And Body Language – Sub-Disciplines Of Body Language, Advantages And Disadvantages of Each Form of Communication, The Role of Non-Verbal Communication. Communication Patterns: Vertical, Horizontal/Lateral, Diagonal, Grapevine, Advantages and Disadvantages. Sources of Information: Interviews, Questionnaires, Library, Observations, Experiments, the Internet. Techniques in Communication: Listening Skills, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Presentation Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Other Basic Skill-Sets for a Manager or Communicator. Communication Technology: Computer Based Communication, the Role of Technology in Communication. Ethical Issues: Communicating Decisions Ethically.

This course is for Degree  Students ONLY!!!

Course Description
Meaning of Development; The Concept Development, Objectives of Development, Theories of Development, Development Strategy, Economic Integration, Actors in Development, Indicators of Growth and Development, Challenges to Development in Africa, Leadership and Development, Information and Communication Technology (ICT)and Development.

This course is for Degree Students ONLY!!!

Course Description
Meaning of Development; The Concept Development, Objectives of Development, Theories of Development, Development Strategy, Economic Integration, Actors in Development, Indicators of Growth and Development, Challenges to Development in Africa, Leadership and Development, Information and Communication Technology (ICT)and Development

This course is for Diploma Students ONLY!!!

Course Description

Introduction to Communication: Definition, Elements that Form the Communication Process, Quality/Effective Communication – Characteristics, Barriers to Effective Communication, Overcoming Barriers To Effective Communication, Levels of Communication. Types/Forms Of Communication: Oral Communication and its Forms , Written Communication And Its Forms, Non-Verbal – Audio, Visual, Audio-Visual And Body Language – Sub-Disciplines Of Body Language, Advantages And Disadvantages of Each Form of Communication, The Role of Non-Verbal Communication. Communication Patterns: Vertical, Horizontal/Lateral, Diagonal, Grapevine, Advantages and Disadvantages. Sources of Information: Interviews, Questionnaires, Library, Observations, Experiments, the Internet. Techniques in Communication: Listening Skills, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Presentation Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Other Basic Skill-Sets for a Manager or Communicator. Communication Technology: Computer Based Communication, the Role of Technology in Communication. Ethical Issues: Communicating Decisions Ethically.

This course is for Diploma Students ONLY!!!

This course is for Diploma Students ONLY!!!

Course description
General introduction: Public health and hygiene, human reproductive system, sex and sexuality. History of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); History of Human Immunodeficiency virus/ Acquired Immune deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Comparative information on trends, global and local distribution, Justification of importance of course. Biology of HIV/AIDS; Overview of immune system, natural immunity to HIV/AIDS. The AIDS virus and its life cycle, disease progression, transmission and diagnosis. Discordant couples. Treatment and Management; nutrition, prevention and control; Abstain, Be faithful, Condom use, Destigmatize HIV/AIDS (ABCD) methods and antiretroviral drugs and vaccines. Pregnancy and AIDS. Management of HIV/ AIDS patients. Social and cultural practices: Religion and AIDS. Social stigma on HIV/AIDS. Behavioral change. Voluntary Counseling and Testing Services. Gender and HIV/AIDS. Drug and alcohol abuse and HIV/AIDS. Poverty and AIDS. Families and AIDS orphans. Government policies: Global policies of AIDS. Legal rights of AIDS patients. AIDS Impact: Family /society setup, population, agriculture, education, health, industry, development, economy and other sectors.

This course is for Degree  Students ONLY!!!

Description

Background information – general introduction and definitions, History of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Biology of the immune system and the HIV, Transmission, diagnosis and progression of the HIV/AIDS disease, Prevention and control of the HIV/AIDS disease, Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Management of HIV/AIDS disease, Social-economic factors and cultural practices that influence the spread of HIV/AIDS disease, HIV/AIDS impact on different sectors in Kenya, Governmental and other institutional policies and responses to HIV/AIDS disease spread