As part of its conscious efforts to facilitate academics amidst the pandemic and the attendant lockdown, the Management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo has approved the online teaching for students through the e-learning portal of the institution website.
In a statement issued by the Public Relations officer of the school, Mr.Samuel Ojo said the online lectures would start on Thursday, the 14th of May 2020.
Speaking on behalf of the Rector Mr. Adebola Gani Ogundahunsi, during an orientation program organized for Deans, Heads of departments and supervisors of a part-time program, the Deputy Rector (Academics), Engr. Sunday Lawson said the idea of E-learning becomes imperative to imbibe the online learning culture, as to keep students and lecturers engaged due to the shut down of schools occasioned by the novel virus.
He noted that e-learning is now an academic culture that could be employed for learning without violating the physical distance policy introduced to as parts of the measures to stem the tide of Covid-19, adding that participants are enjoined to cooperate with the management to make it viable.
On his part, the Director of ICT, Mr. Olusegun Adeoni showcased the mechanism and functionality of the e-learning portal to participants noted that the E-learning platform would afford both lecturers and students to carry out various academic activities.
He explained that the platform which could be used for both teaching and assessment would enable lecturers to remotely reach out to their students.
According to him, the online lecturing would commence on Thursday, 14th May 2020. He noted that only registered students would have ready access to the platform.
Amplifying the timely development, Deputy Rector(Admin), Engr. (Dr) Samuel Alagha, said the platform will help to cushion the knowledge of students.
To access the E-Learning URL, kindly visit https://rugipo.com.ng/rugipo_elearning.
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