By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin
A Professor of Theatre at Worcester State University, Massachusetts, United States, Adam Zahler has commended Edo University for deploying modern technology in teaching and learning during the Covid-19 lockdown.
He made the submission while delivering a virtual lecture: “Impacts of Covid-19 pandemic on tertiary education: view from the West and possible implications for Africa Universities” at the 2nd Convocation lecture of the University.
He said the world is plagued with a serious challenge as a result of the corona virus otbreak, that has posed threat to education and other strata of life.
He said the situation requires new discoveries and approach to contain the impact.
Prof. Zahler, charged other African Universities to brace for the challenges ahead and commended Edo University for the feat which enabled the institution to conclude its academic activities, in the face of the novel pandemic.
The scholar also urged educators to design a curriculum that will inculate in the present generation the need to embrace electronic method of learning to be able to contain the challenges of the post covid era.