KWASU to complete rain semester online

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The management of the Kwara State University, Malete has concluded plans to complete the second academic semester through virtual networks, rolling out the duration for the completion.

In a statement issued by the acting Registrar of the institution, Mohammed A. Shuaib today, the management disclosed that the resolution was reached on the recommendation of the Committee of Deans.

Following the advent of the novel coronavirus and the consequent shutdown of schools nationwide, some higher institutions have resorted to the use of virtual means in teaching and learning.

The Ravens learnt that KWASU, which had almost finished the second semester 2019/2020 academic session at the time, would be adopting virtual networks to complete it.

A statement issued by the school reads: “This is to inform the entire University community that, considering the substantial coverage of the Rain Semester 2019/2020 academic calendar before the lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Management, on the recommendation of the Committee of Deans, has directed that, lecturers should complete any outstanding academic activities via online platforms. The duration for completion is from Monday, 29th June, 2020 to Friday, 17th July, 2020.

“Lecturers could therefore leverage on any or combination of the following applications: KWASU Moodle; Zoom; Microsoft teams; WebEx; WhatsApp; Google Classroom; Google meet; Skype; Telegram; and Edmodo,” the statement said.

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