Pursuant to the realisation of ensuring that every member of the University becomes ICT compliant in no distant time, the Management of the Institution has collaborated with Phinnx Microsystems Innovation Ltd on e-learning training workshop for staff and students.
Speaking at the closing ceremony of one week intensive e-learning training workshop organised for academic staff and students, held in the e-library of the Institution, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare reaffirmed his determination to have a paradigm shift from the conventional class-room lecture practice of teaching and learning to e-learning method.
He underscored the role of ICT in facilitating development process of every organisation and stressed that concerted efforts would be made to make most of procedures in the University paperless in order to stand at better ranking pedestal with other citadels of learning on the globe.
Professor Maiturare who spoke through the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Professor Abu-Kassim Adamu charged the beneficiaries of the training programme to make good use of the opportunity to become more ICT proficient.
He assured that the Management was ready to continue with similar trainings for other members of the University and appreciated Messrs Phinnx Microsystems Innovation Ltd for partnering with the Institution on e-learning technique.
Also in his remarks at the occasion, the Director ICT/MIS, Professor Baba Alfa disclosed that the e-learning programme was to facilitate the computerisation of all aspects of teaching and learning activities in the University and to inter connect IBB University with other Universities already on the e-learning platform.
He stated that IBB University was fortunate to be among very first few universities in the country to key-in into the e-learning; pointing out that over 5,000 members of the University have benefitted from the training programme and assured that other staff members and students would also benefit from the programme.
Profess Alfa thanked Phinnx Microsystems Ltd for choosing IBB University on e-learning collaboration and providing proxy and access facilities to enhance internet services in the Institution.
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer, Messer Phinnx Microsystems Innovation Ltd, Mr. Oguntade Temitope said the firm was determined to explore other areas of possible collaborations that would enhance the development drive of the University.
He encouraged the participants to utilise the knowledge acquired from the workshop to develop their teaching and learning activities in the University and appreciated the Management for the opportunity to contribute its quota to the growth and development of IBB University.



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