Minister hails Edo varsity on virtual learning

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has commended the management of Edo University Iyamho for the effective use of Learning Management System in commencing her second Semester as the Covid-19 pandemic lingers.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Betcher Ekhosuhun said, the minister expressed joy that while tertiary institutions across the country were shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, lecturers from Edo University Iyamho are using the CANVAS Learning Management System from their various homes and offices via CANVAS video conferencing facility to deliver quality education to students

The feat, Ekhosuhun quoted the minister as saying allows the students to access a comprehensive collection of course materials, ranging from course lecture notes, presentation slides- textbooks, pictures, charts and illustrative diagrams, video links, video and audio materials and all these materials have enhanced the students’ learning while at home.

It would be recalled that the institution resumed academic activities online on her CANVAS Learning Management System (LMS) due to the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The CANVAS Learning Management System is a digital learning platform where both staff and students can interact same way they do in their conventional classrooms.

It provides a computerized learning platform which enables students perform interactive academic activities online.

Staff and students have access to the CANVAS Learning Management System either on their Laptops or using their android phones with their login details from anywhere in the world.

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