The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has kept date with its promise to digitalise learning in the institution, with the distribution of mobile computers to ?freshers? last Thursday in the main campus in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The initiative, known as ?One Student, One PC Tablet?, was introduced by former vice-chancellor of the university, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, but the project is being implemented by his successor and the current VC, Prof Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali.
Ambali said the initiative was to make students active players in the information age, urging them to use the device for their academic benefits through elearning.
A beneficiary, Ganiyu Quadri, a 100-Level Mathematics Education student, said he was delighted when he received the tablet, noting that he did not have a smart phone to search for information on the Internet. ?The tablet will give me the break to do research on-line and also widen my knowledge, especially on the mathematics field,? he said.
Olaitan Giwa, a student of Agriculture, said the device would improve students? academic performance and complement lecturers? efforts to impact knowledge on students through modern techniques.


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