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1) Background of Unit - enrolment figures, staffing, courses offered, experience in e-learning. Team members to this project. The faculty of science houses eight (8) departments; Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Sports Science and Zoology. Science has been the backbone of Technolgy and development, making courses that are easy to understand the principles of science, will also contribute the Governments objective of making Sciences Compulsory. The Geology department is already using an eLearning platform; GeoCLASS in collaboration with the Universitat i Bergen (University of Bergen). 2) The Department of Physics has implemented the Moodle eLearning Platform, Makerere University eLearning Environment (MUELE) platform with all the courses created on the platform and a few constantly updated Undergraduate Semester One Courses Course Code Course Name MUELE Status Update Status Remark PHY1102 Classical Mechanics Created None PHY1103 Properties of Matter Created None PHY2102 Classical Mechanics II Created None PHY2103 Solid State Physics I Created None PHY2105 Electromagnetism Created Fully PHY2106 Astronomy and Astrophysics Created Partially PHY2107 Elements of Environmental Physics Created None PHY2108 Introduction to Computer Science Created None PHY3101 Physics Practicals Created Partially PHY3102 Geophysics II Created None PHY3103 Solid State Physics I Created None PHY3106 Statistical Mechanics Created Fully PHY3107 Quantum Mechanics II Created None PHY3108 Electronics and Instrumentation Created None PHY3109 Agricultural Physics Created None Undergraduate Semester Two Courses PHY1205 Electricity and Magnetism Created Fully PHY1206: Heat and Thermodynamics Created None PHY2202 Geophysics Created None PHY2203 Fluid Physics Created None PHY2206 Waves and Optics Created Fully PHY2207 Quantum Mechanics I Created PHY2208 Electronics Created Fully PHY2209 Acoustics Created None PHY3201 Physics Project Created Fully PHY3203 Materials Science Created None PHY3204 Solar Energy Created None PHY3205 Microwaves and Fibre Optics Created Partially PHY3206 Nuclear Physics Created None PHY3208 Computer Applications Created None

2) Proposed course(s) for content development including those that may already have course(s) running. The rationale of such choice including readiness to develop and maintaining such course(s) on the e-platform. 3) Current methodology of knowledge transfer and the challenges relating to students participation in such arrangement. The knowledge transfer currently used in the Department of Physics is the Chalk and Talk, and Demonstrations during the Laboratory sessions. Challenges: All lectures are One hour periods and this leaves little time to make announcements, attempt solutions to assignments and tests and exercises. Few courses in the department have been regularly updated by the respective lecturers on MUELE. This has increased the efficiency in the delivery of the courses. 4) Accessibility of such platforms like MUELE, MOODLE in the unit and willingness of staff in joining when e-learning was introduced. 5) Training needs for the success of the e-content project and any other needs that will make the project more effective. 6) General expectations of the units in as far as the smooth running of the project is concerned. 7) Conclusion