University faculties are now using computers in teaching taking advantage of the power of the computer in manipulation of words and symbols. Introduction of eLearning or on-line learning is also introduced at BDU. However the role of ICT in teaching and learning is more pronounced in the university after the implementation of SIMS. SIMS generates and manages various student support services and products such as faculty’s curriculum, Student statistics besides students’ online registration and retrieval of their grade. The university has implemented the moodle software, CMS which facilitate and registered course outlines, digitally recorded classroom material, discussion groups, lab. Assignments, lecture notes, live lectures for later viewing and re-viewing, links to specific websites, on-line tutorials and supplementary readings. On the library side Digital library and KOHA has introduced thus both Teaching staffs and Students use these application systems. Indeed it facilitates to get content at no or low cost instead of acquiring expensive text books, reference materials or journals. On-line content has in fact allowed Institutions to co-own content which they can use when and if a particular faculty who created it leaves the Institution. In general terms ICTs have been credited with improving quality, widening access and cutting costs in the t-learning function.

ICT in Teaching