Peer Reflective Studio 6: Online Course Design
Dr. Unab Khan
Dr. Unab Khan is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine. After returning to her alma mater as Chair of Family Medicine, Dr. Khan has focused on improving the quality of healthcare in primary care settings within and beyond AKU. Along with the Family Medicine faculty and BDL-NET colleagues, they developed a blended-learning certification course for general practitioners. The modular course uses multiple online teaching and learning concepts that allow busy physicians to update their clinical knowledge and improve skills in an engaging and flexible manner. In 2020, FamMed Essentials was endorsed by the WHO as a “Regional Diploma in Family Medicine”. The course remains very popular, and to date, more than 150 participants have completed the course.
Alice Chemtai Muraguri
Mrs. Alice Chemtai Muraguri has over 10 years of experience in instructional design and is currently championing the adoption of technology for transformational education through online teaching and learning. Alice has worked with individual faculty members to create and improve online, blended, and face-to-face courses while integrating learning activities for maximum learner interaction and engagement.
Alice holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Makerere University, Uganda, a Masters in Project Management from the University of Nairobi, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. She is also Scrum Product Owner Certified for the rapid development of applications, including online content for e-learning courses, using the Scrum agile framework.
Alice has served on the Management Board of the Kenya Education Network (KENET), where she provided oversight and guidance on e-learning, instructional design, policy formulation, data protection, and ERPs in higher education. Her research interests are in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Use of ICT in Education, and Online Education.