Information technology in universities of East Africa

by Abidi, S. A. H.

Publisher: Makerere University, East African School of Library and Information Science in [Kampala]

Written in English
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  • Universities and colleges -- Africa, East.

Edition Notes

Statementby Syed A.H. Abidi.
SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 5, Occasional paper (East African School of Librarianship and Information Science) ;, no. 5.
LC ClassificationsLB1028.43 .A26 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination12 leaves ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145208M
LC Control Number99891253

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The information environment of a given society currently revolves around the ability to use and manipulate information technologies.

This paper reviews the trend of information technology (IT) applications in East Africa government‐owned university libraries for the ten years ‐ ByEast Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) had only eight government‐owned university Cited by:   This paper reviews the trend of information technology (IT) applications in East Africa government-owned university libraries for the ten years ByEast Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) had only eight government-owned university libraries.

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Many universities in Africa suffer from lack of access to the latest books or journals. Green J.D. Computing in the Middle East. Comm. 8 (August ),   Students of International University of East Africa. International University of East Africa (IUEA) offers 37 courses at Certificate, Diploma, and Degree levels.

Faculty of Business and Management. Bachelor of Information Technology. Bachelor of Science in Information systems. The Inter-University Council for East Africa coordinates harmonisation of higher education and training systems in East Africa, facilitates their strategic development and promotes internationally comparable standards and systems.

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being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country. Programme overview The Masters of Information Technology (MIT) is a two (2) year postgraduate degree programme which focuses on imparting practical, managerial and research skills in Information Technology (IT) to students at a postgraduate level.

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Benchmarks for the Bachelor of Computer Science and the Bachelor of Information Technology Programmes 5 Foreword The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic institution of the East African Community (EAC) responsible for the development and coordination of higher education and research in the region.

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This review synthesises the literature on uses of information and communications technology (ICT) in primary and secondary schools in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with a particular focus on Commonwealth countries and on East Africa.

It focuses on the role of File Size: KB. However, double intakes of students by public universities in Kenya have reduced their ratio of students to ICT facilities in the past two years. Kenya has been rolling out a double-intake plan in a rush to clear a longstanding admissions backlog of 40, students.


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