Educational Resources for Students and Lecturers – Institutions of learning across the country and the world at large have been physically halted by the global pandemic and on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, since learning is so essential for our social and professional well-being, we are urging students not to be deterred by the prevailing circumstances in their learning efforts.
Fortunately, Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) have produced a host of possibilities that allow learning to continue even under the prevailing lockdown conditions all over the world.
We present hereunder some valuable online instructive stages, devices and assets that will significantly aid constant learning and cooperation during the lockdown and beyond.
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Educational Resources for Students and Lecturers
Real-time Collaboration Platforms: The following platforms can be exploited by students and staff for collaborating via live video/audio communication in matters that relate to their professional development. Most of these platforms include Web and installable App versions
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS) Platforms – MOOCS are virtual platforms that host online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, for professional development, including some courses at no charge. They include the following:
Cloud-based Collaboration Tools (for Document Co-Authoring):Co-authoring is a form of cloud-based collaboration where you and your colleagues open and work on the same document simultaneously in real-time. The following are helpful:
N/B: Gmail Users – In the event that you are utilizing University email, which depends on Gmail, at that point you can naturally use the G Suite incorporated into your Gmail Account. The G Suite contains a heap of cloud-based instruments for cooperation and different purposes that incorporate the Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Forms.
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