Courses Catalogue

Evolution Of East Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • The Coast of East Africa before the colonial era
  • The interior of East Africa in the pre-colonial period.
  • Early interlacustrine kingdoms
  • Pre-colonial production and exchange in East Africa
  • Early civilization in East Africa 
  • The colonial history of East Africa
  • The colonial economy
  • Direct and indirect rule systems in E Africa
  • The struggle for independence (decolonization of East Africa)
  • Political and economic developments in Post-independence Africa
  • The East African community

MODEL OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • In class discussions
  • Guided discovery

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs,DVDs and Tapes