The virtual centre for innovative learning technologies
(vcilt) is responsible for providing and developing on-line
web-based education and telelearning at the university and
throughout the country.
VCILT currently develops academic modules for the university and pedagogical prototype projects in line with the national ongoing effort for the promotion of ICT, continuous education and lifelong flexible learning.
VCILT supports academics and tutors with technology, pedagogical and management tools for the conception, multimedia presentation and networking of their contents and activities. The VCILT complete e-learning environment gives access to academic program for large group of students.
Institutional Framework and Resources
Advise on the means required for providing an environment
in which educational technologies are more accessible to academics
Develop new technologies that can sustain and direct networked
Training and Knowledge Building
Train staff to implement learning methods and technologies.
Support a shift to new methods in the educational practices
of the university for the academics' knowledge building.
Pedagogy and Student Support
Develop new models of learning and pedagogies to better meet
the needs of the workplace. Collaborate with the JB Centre
for Distance Learning to implement the University's Learning
and Teaching Strategy.
Coordinate the development of on-line learning resources with
Faculties and the JB Centre for Distance Learning.
Research & Evaluation Mechanisms
Establish the research and evaluation mechanisms supportive
of innovation in learning technology in higher education within
the scope of a nation-wide module portal.
Network Infrastructure and Delivery Systems
Liaise with the Centre for Information Technology and Systems
to develop further specific networks and services to support
MISSION & VISION
- Promote innovative teaching and learning practices through
the use of distance and flexible learning technologies.
- Experiment with new educational delivery systems.
- Establish a partnership with the academic staff to help
them meet teaching and learning requirements which attains
- Be forward looking and thus supporting a leadership role
in the development of telelearning.
- Be a leading edge, high quality provider of on-line web-based
education and telelearning.
- Provide means to develop an international standing.
- Help the university become a leading institution.
- Increase student intake and access to the university.