UNILORIN Begins Virtual Classes

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, has assigned 500 user accounts with a capacity of 300 zoom licences to various faculties and departments for the immediate start of virtual classes.

According to a statement issued on Monday by Unilorin Spokesman Kunle Akogun, virtual classes will run simultaneously with physical classes.

The statement pointed out that “about 500 user accounts of 300 capacity zoom licences have been assigned to faculties and departments for effective virtual delivery of lectures”.

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He said: “We have also developed a virtual class schedule for courses with class sizes of about 1000, 3000, and 5000 students, using the large capacity zoom licences.

“Physical delivery of lectures/practical sessions in classrooms/laboratories is very important and should be consciously sustained”.

According to him, in the wake of the transportation challenges facing the students and staff of the university, the management rolled out several measures to mitigate the effect of the unfortunate situation on the students in particular.

“These included the directive to the Time-Table and Room Usages Committee to adjust the lecture time-table to make it more flexible.

“The management also renewed the university’s zoom licences to activate the virtual lecture option,” he said.


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