Varsity launches mobile learning tech
IN compliance with the global trend on digital learning, Covenant University has launched a mobile learning technology tagged “EduSocial” to enhance campus and off-campus learning.
The mobile learning software was launched as a tablet, which operates an online platform to showcase all educational information required by the students of the institution including the tutorials, courses of study and library materials among others.
The Vice Chancellor, Covenant University, Prof. Charles Ayo, who officially launched the mobile learning recently, said the product was part of the institution’s efforts to harness the future of the social media for learning.
According to him, the product is unique and completely different from many others earlier adopted in the country.
He said about 7,500 gadgets have been made available for the entire students in the school, in other to enable them benefit from the uncommon benefits of the technology.
“We have introduced Information Communication Technology (ICT) facilities since inception, but later discovered that students sometimes do things that have nothing to do with their educational career, then, we decided to use the platform of social media for learning,” he said.
Edusocial has interconnectivity facilities that would facilitate interaction between the students, lecturers and the University community as a whole.
“It enhances one-on-one and one-to-many interactions,” he stated.