The Fellowship in Healthcare Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Program held an Online Tutor Training Workshop from 15th – 17th July, 2019 at the KCB Leadership Center.
The 3-day training was aimed at building the human resource capacity of faculty to support learners through the college e- Learning Portal http://echs.uonbi.ac.ke.
This portal hosts a Learning Management System (LMS) where a three-tier training program namely; 2-Year post-masters fellowship, 9-month post-graduate diploma and 7-week certificate courses are being offered online.
Participants of the online training included tutors for the program were drawn from CHS, other UoN colleges and other academic institutions including Kenyatta University, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Technical University of Kenya and United States International University.
The workshop was officially opened by the Principal College of Health Sciences, Prof. James Machoki M'Imunya.
In his address, Prof. Machoki was happy about the progress made in the improvement of the e-learning portal, the conversion of training content to e-format and the preparation of online tutors to support students.
The online tutors were trained on how to be able to use and communicate with learners on the CHS eLearning platform with ease, upload and manage learning resources, create and conduct different forms of online assessments, schedule and manage webinars and discussion forums.