School of Information, Communication and Media Studies

About The School

We live in a knowledge economy and networked society where communication system compete ,our identities threatened, and our knowledge of major political, social and cultural happenings constantly challenged. We need therefore, to ask fundamental questions about how the ability of technological transformation is creating an interface between technological fields through common digital language in which information is generated, stored, retrieved, processed and transmitted. We experience today a global economy characterized by new modes of information flow and cultural communication.The school provides courses for talent and skills for the rising network society characterized by electronic – based information technologies using digital language for global communication and in commercial, scientific and civil applications. The perspective is to provide trained man power under the impact of information technologies in research, offices, industrial plants and services.

Vision

A school that fosters Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio- Economic development.

Mission

To develop critical awareness of the rise of network society and the enormous influence information technologies have on consumer culture and emerging knowledge economy.

Departments in the School of Infocoms:

  1. Department of Information Science and Informatics
  2. Department of Communication, Media and Journalism

 

Objectives

The objectives of the school include:

  • to re-skill students for present day information economy.
  • to bring awareness of the rising intricacies of networked society.
  • to acquire practical skills in computer networking and digital communication.
  • to acquaint the students with principles of management of information systems and services.

Research Areas

  • Our department focal areas of research domains include but not limited to: Cyber security and digital forensics, IT Metric models, Knowledge management , healthcare management and technology adoption, ontology based data integration, data mining and machine learning in healthcare and Informatics, health polices and services and bibliometrics
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The Center for Media, Democracy, Peace and Security (CMDPS)

Contact Us

Dean, School of Education,
Rongo University,
P.O. Box 103-40404, RONGO
Email: dean-education@rongovarsity.ac.ke