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Babcock University Deploys TCR Technologies

Vice Chancellor of Babcock University, Professor Kayode Makinde
Professor Kayode Makinde

Babcock University, Ogun State has raised the bar in education technology by embracing Total Classroom Revolution (TCR) that will wirelessly connect all undergraduates, post graduates and certificate students, lecturers, school administrators to classrooms, chapel, halls of residence, library, and cafeteria in a campus-wide platform.

When completed, the project will help to accelerate students learning, research and social collaboration using a combination of the latest and best- in- class advanced education technologies that can only be found among top universities in Europe, Asia and America.

Vice chancellor of Babcock University, Professor Kayode Makinde said the technologies will connect lecturers and students in real-time collaboration, learning and problem solving, ensure through the use of a special tool for content creation, authoring and publishing capacities for lecturers. Besides, parents are integrated into the world of real- live education development of their wards.

Makinde said the institution is working with a consortium of six companies from Canada, Israel, Germany, USA, France and India backed by two topmost Nigerian banks to deploy 12,000 customised Babcock Learning Tablets (BLT) for students with 32 Gigabit android powered 10.1 inch tablets.

Makinde said the total classroom revolution is evidence of the school’s management unwavering commit- ment towards the continuous achievement of academic excellence that Babcock is known for since its inception

According to the IVETEC -WiniGroup project manager, Mr. Akin Akintayo, the company coordinating the six consortium of companies, also to be implemented is Advanced Learning Management System (ALMS) allowing seamless recording of video and audio lectures delivered by lecturers and archiving of same to make it easier for students to review.

Source: Vanguard

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