NUC APPROVES DISTANCE learning AND research INSTITUTE IN LASU
NUC APPROVES DISTANCE learning AND research INSTITUTE IN LASU : The national Universities fee (NUC) has approved by the establishment of the Lagos state university (LASU) Open and Distance learning and research Institute (ODLRI). The approval came after a current visit by the universities Regulatory body to assess the facilities of the Institute at the principle Campus of the university in Ojo.
The ODLRI was established by the Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun-led administration to replace the now rested LASU external system (LASUES) and provide opportunity for millions of understanding seekers who are desirous of pursuing their first degrees in the university, but are unable to gain admission into the regular programmes. The ODLRI Board is headed by renowned academic and former executive Secretary, NUC, Dist. Prof. Peter Okebukola.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Fagbohun, at the same time as receiving the NUC crew on their assessment visit, had confident the government Secretary, NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed that LASU-ODLRI may be the gold popular inside the transport of excellent college education in Africa via the Open and Distance studying delivery platform. The authorised take-off programme is the Bachelor of science in business management.
LASU-ODLRI has several unique features. course contents are pitched above NUC minimum standards with slant on 21-Century skills especially critical thinking, teamwork, entrepreneurship and digital literacy. it will be delivered on a learner-friendly, easy-to-navigate e-learning platform with 24-hour learner support. it will apply global best practices in Open and Distance studying transport.
another distinguishing feature is that it’ll embed research and development into all operations. All course materials are pilot tested before full diffusion. There are no imported courseware as all materials are proudly homegrown in LASU. it’s going to combo 30% on-campus instruction with 70% instruction in a technology-enabled virtual learning environment.
With the approval of the Institute, sale of forms is expected to commence any moment from now.
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Lagos state university, Ojo.