Babcock University, Ogun State has raised the bar in education technology by becoming the first university in Nigeria to embrace a Total Classroom Revolution, TCR, solution.
The solution when fully deployed would wirelessly connect all undergraduates, post graduates and certificate students; lecturers , school administrators and parents to classrooms, chapel, halls of residence , library, and cafeteria in a campus-wide Platform.
Two topmost Nigerian banks, it was learnt are providing the financial power to the Consortium handling the project. However, the project will see the deployment of 12,000 customised Babcock Learning Tablets (BLT) for students with 32 Gigabit android powered 10.1 inch tablets. Accordingly, the solution is expected to accelerate students learning, research and social collaboration using a combination of some of the latest and best- in- class advanced education technologies that can only be found among the top universities in the world.
With the new development, Babcock has become the first university in Africa to join the league of the Top Global 100 universities that use the Germany solutions to drive both students and lecturers productivity. Furthermore Babcock will have access to over twenty features on ALMS such as student attendance and participation in classroom, Social Jam, among others.
The software components of the Total Classroom Revolution were sourced from four countries deludingly Nigeria, USA, France , India.
According to the Consortium managing the project, “The ALMS helps students/lecturers interact seamlessly in a way that students can connect to their lecturers laptop using the software on their Tablets and if for any reason they are not able to be in class they have an option of participating in the “live”class activities, receive lectures via telephone/video feed.