E-Learning platform system for the department of library and information science, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola : A Developmental plan
The application of e-learning is accentuated amongst higher institutions of learning globally. Due to the increase in enrolment and the daunting task of teaching large classes, there arises the need to adopt e-learning platform to reduce the burden between the teacher and student collaborations. This paper seeks the establishment of a dedicated e-learning platform in the department of library and information science (DLIS) as a prototype for the entire Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH),Yola to adopt. Based on this, a five-year developmental plan (2016-2021) is designed for DLIS to ensure the establishment of an e-learning platform with budgetary allocation included. This article will benefit lecturers and students of MAUTECH, Yola in strengthening their ICT appreciation and application in the university. It will also enhance onsite and offsite collaborations between lecturers and students of the university. The outcome of this paper, if the platform is adopted, should reduce the decongestion of over 300 to 500 students in lecture halls immensely. It will encourage distance learning opportunities for working class students who might not be available to attend the traditional classes and it will stimulate virtual classes thereby encouraging an increase use of ICT tools.
Keywords: E-learning, Platform, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Virtual, System, MAUTECH
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