The Research and Professional Development Center

The Research and Professional Development Centre is a research center established by East Africa University. RPDC aims at becoming a leading center of research which seeks to restore the dynamic and progressive role of the university in all branches of knowledge, and as such, endeavors to promote research activities within the University and in collaboration with other research and academic institutions.

Please find our latest research papers listed below for your perusal.

Critical Analysis of the Experiences of Higher Education Students on Online Learning During Covid-19

Somalia’s higher education institutions, like many parts of the world have been applying face-to-face classes in all academic programs, however, COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way of learning in higher education. The World Health Organization has declared Covid-19 as a pandemic that has posed a contemporary threat to humanity.

Twenty-eight participants were recruited in Puntland-Somalia from December 17th, 2020 to January 14th, 2021. Healthcare workers and survivors of COVID-19 were recruited for this study. Data were collected through semi-structured individual interviews and analyzed using standard qualitative methods.