Dr. Gabriel Kamau, PhD

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Directorate of Open, Distance and eLearning (ODeL).  The website provides an overview of services and programmes we offers to our students, faculty and staff at Murang’a University of Technology.
The Directorate is run by dedicated team. The MUT ODeL team comprising of ODeL Directorate staff, School Online Champions, ICT Staff and ODeL Board endeavours to provide the best facilities, approaches and methods that offers best online learning experience.  The dedicated team at the MUT ODeL supports faculty in their search and quest for innovations, research and training approaches to online education as envisaged in the University’s vision and mission statements.

In particular, Murang’a University of Technology has embraced eLearning as a mode of teaching and learning.  The University offers programmes at Diploma, Bachelors, Masters and PhDs levels through the blended learning mode of delivery.
Our ultimate goal is to admit distance learning students where   we shall take education to the doorsteps of the learner. This will allow students to learn anytime, anywhere irrespective their geographical locations.
To support eLearning, the University has installed Moodle Learning Management System (LMS), which is an e-Learning Platform that is user friendly, flexible and has numerous functionalities to support eLearning. To conduct virtual classes, the University has installed a web conferencing software namely the Big Blue Button supported by Kenya Educational networks (KENET) that allow real time student- lecturer interactions. In Addition, the University provides free internet to students through numerous designated hotspots within the University premises.

To all our Customers – faculty, students and staff, as enjoy exploring our website. Should you have any questions, comments or innovations you would like to share with us,  feel free to  contact us on: Thank you.


Our Vision

A leading Directorate in technological innovation, research, training and outreach through Open, Distance and eLearning.

Our Mission

To advance knowledge, research and innovations by offering accessible, affordable, quality education through Open, Distance and eLearning for sustainable development.

Our Philosophy

Committed to knowledge creation and advancement through innovative strategies and technologies for prosperity.

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