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LCWU rolls out LMS system for online teaching

By Our Staff Reporter

LAHORE: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Friday rolled out its Learning Management System (LMS) for online teaching and provision of content delivery and assessment through integrated monitoring mechanisms.

According to the spokesperson of LCWU, the students and the faculty members of varsity can access the online LMS from home and they may benefit from its in a responsive environment.

The spokesperson said that the LMS system acquired and configured by the IT directorate of LCWU within two months. The IT team provided with hands-on training on LMS to the faculty and students of the varsity.

A total of 46 departments, over 600 faculty members and 11200 students would benefit from this LMS.

He says that the LMS is available for online classes of more than 1769 courses of BS, MA/MSc, MS/ M Phil and PhD levels for both the campuses of the University Lahore, as well as Jhang.

In a statement, Vice-Chancellor LCWU Prof Dr Bushra Mirza said that the university had been closed for a couple of months and all routine teaching activities were stopped.  There was the risk that precious time of students would be lost due to closure of the university.

“We quickly uploaded learning resource materials on our website, LCWU Web TV & online course Directory to benefit students. At the same time, we started working on LMS,” VC said.

The LMS was moving from a traditional classroom to a virtual one, it would help quality distance learning, also give access to parents so that they may see the progress of their children, she added.

Syed Sibtain ul Hasan, Focal Person of LMS says,” LMS has various features like file sharing, assignment submission, feedback from teachers, examination, attendance, online library, grade book, feedback from students and student’s digital file,”.

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