The ICT training for fresh undergraduate students aims to impart basic ICT skill into the students right from the onset of their educational career in OAU. New ICT initiatives are being introduced to the University. These include: student e-mail services, smart classrooms, multimedia driven lecture delivery, intra-university voice communication ‘Keedu’, increasing online engagement, course registration, TCC project, e-assessment, inter-university online collaboration (OAU and UNILAG) and techno-preneurship. These are in addition to various existing services such as online meetings and interviews via telepresence and videoconference, advanced search, e-library, internet access etc.
These services require basic ICT skill to navigate and derive maximum benefit. The purpose of this training is therefore to educate the newly admitted students on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as they will continue to apply the skills acquired from the training throughout their stay in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) and after their first degree education. The training attracts its own ‘Certificate of Participation’ therefore eliminating the need for the students to patronise road side computer schools after graduation in desperate search for certificate of computer training which today is a pre-requisite for job placement in most organisations.
The first batch of the training commences this session. Fresh undergraduate students are advised to check below for the training timetable.