The University of Zambia (UNZA) has disclosed that the institution will in the next three years migrate to full-fledged computer-generated body.
UNZA Vice Chancellor Luke Mumba says this will entail that the university will have unlimited enrollments and students moving at their own pace as all university processes will be carried out online.
ZANIS reports that Pro. Mumba was speaking during the official launch of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) awareness week at UNZA grounds in Lusaka today.
Pro. Mumba pointed out that ICTs have created a global educational revolution by providing modern and dynamic methods of delivering educational content to students.
He further stated that UNZA, needs to expand its uptake of modern technologies such as mobile learning and social media education.
He stressed that there is need for e-laboratories for evidence-based experiments, tele-education for live remote lecturers among others in order to survive in the competitive environment.
The ICT week is being held under the theme “ICT impact starts here” with objectives of educating students on the available academic applications, bringing awareness of the various ICT applications and systems available and help improve personal cybersecurity safety.