KIU, Western Campus – The Chairman Board of Trustees (CBOT) Kampala International University Al-Hajj Dr. Hassan Basajjabalaba (in the picture) has said that a state-of-the-art e-learning studio worth over 200,000 Euros for the university is in its advanced stages and will be operational before the end of the year.
He revealed this information during his speech at the 23rd graduation ceremony for the university on April 24, which was also the university’s 2nd graduation ceremony to be held virtually.
“In order to re-align KIU with the imperatives of the new era, the Board of Trustees is now directing much of the strategic investments in developing the insinuation's electronic capabilities,” Al-Hajj Dr. Basajjabalaba said.
“With the support of a matching grant from Nuffic (Netherlands), establishment of a state-of-the-art e-learning studio is in advanced stages. Over Euros 200,000 is being invested and the studio is set to be operational by August 2021,” he added.
This includes systems that enable administrative and academic management processes to be transacted electronically (virtually), research processes, as well as teaching and learning processes.
Once completed, the multi-functional studio will take care of the university’s digital content development needs as well as professional recording and broadcasting.
The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world as we know it on its head, leaving electronic transactions as one of the safest and effective ways of doing things.
This move by KIU will equip the university with the capacity to smoothly run its programs and continue giving quality education and training for its students as well as service delivery for all university-related programs and activities.
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