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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 17, No. 1 (2021) open journal systems 

Online Competency Based Education Framework using Moodle LMS: A Case of HEIs in Kenya

kennedy Ochilo Hadullo, Technical university of Mombasa-Kenya

The purpose of this study is to develop a Framework that can be used to implement an online Competence-based education program using a Learning Management system such as Moodle. CBE is an educational innovation that has been introduced in various countries around the world with the aim of improving the transition from the school environment to the workplace that students will encounter after graduation. However, little is known regarding how a CBE program can be planned, designed and implemented, to ensure learners complete activities with competencies. This study advances theoretical perspectives of competency based curriculum as steps taken toward a technology enhanced curriculum development efforts. The study found out that: Planning (Technology Infrastructure, organization and program design and development); Design (competency standards, instructional design, content development, LMS installation and customization); Implementation (learning activities, Moodle competency framework, assessments, and discussions forums); Improvement (Moodle Analytics) and Achieving (attainment of competencies) were the most influential factors in determining the successful implementation of an Online CBE program in Kenya. Keywords: Online, Competency Based Education, Framework, Blooms Taxonomies, Moodle, LMS, HEIs.

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International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology. ISSN: 1814-0556