In response to the effects of COVID-19 on physical teaching and learning, Accra Technical University has held a week-long training programme for lecturers to get up to speed on the latest remote learning techniques ahead of the resumption of academic work on January 18.
The workshop which started on Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 15, 2021, at the University Main Auditorium, is expected to make learning as efficient and productive as possible.
The Directorate of ICT moderated the workshop, taking the various faculties in turns through the Learning Management System; the e-learning platform for lecturer-student engagement. The platform will bring the lecture hall experience into the comfort spaces of both students and teachers for six weeks.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of ATU, Prof. Amevi Acakpovi, who graced the occasion encouraged the participants to be innovative and maximise the use of the abundance IT tools in achieving their academic goals for the semester. He further expressed his appreciation to the Deans, Heads of Departments and the lecturers for participating in the workshop and also thanked the ICT Directorate for moderating the workshop. Prof. Acakpovi urged the participants to work diligently with the new skills acquired from for academic continuity.
The participants applauded Management for putting together the workshop to equip them for the task ahead.
By: Directorate of Public Affairs