AIOU decides to go high-tech

AIOU to facilitate student learning through smart use of latest technology

APP February 11, 2018
Allama Iqbal Open University. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will follow an action plan to facilitate its students in their learning process, through smart use of latest technology.

The plan was discussed at the regional directors' meeting through video conferencing in which it was decided that all possible efforts will be made for timely availability of books to the students, a news release said.

However, as an alternate measure, the university will also put soft copies of the books on internet to help them preparing their assignments within scheduled time.

The meeting, presided over by the Vice Chancellor Professor Shahid Siddiqui also decided that online learning process will also be expedited. Soft copies of B Ed programme has already been put on the university's website. The plan will be implemented through a gradual process.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 11th, 2018.