Courses Catalogue

Physical Background Of East Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1202
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

  • Introduction to the location, shape, size and extent of the East African region.
  • Major physical regions of East Africa.
  • Characteristics of East Africa
  • Major physical features in East Africa that include: Mountains, rocks, rivers and swamps, the Great Rift Valley among others.
  • The soils of East Africa.
  • The climate of East Africa.
  • Vegetation in East Africa.

MODEL OF DELIVERY

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

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

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