Continuing students of Makerere University Business School-MUBS are set to complete their semester two academic year 2019/2020, studying and learning using online platforms.
According to Eldred Kyomuhangi-Manyindo, the school registrar in the letter dated 8th December to heads of departments, faculty deans, regional campus directors and continuing students. Students will resume online studies on 14th December and end on 22 December and the examinations will be done in January 2021.
The registrar said there will be an one hour training session for academic staff on how to use the MUBS e-learning platforms on 10th and 11th December 2020. She adds that students who will not be able to access the online lectures will be allowed to access a recorded version of the lectures.
According to the time table, the second year examination will commence on 4th January and end on 12th January 2021 and first year examination will be offered on 18th and end on 25th January 2021. The semester will end on 29th January 2021.
Kyomuhangi explains that whereas all lectures will be online, examinations will be offered in the typical classroom setting.
According to the National Council for higher education-NCHE, higher institutions of learning are allowed to open up for continuing students, as long as students are able to use open distance E-Learning -ODel which will help them deliver academic services to students without putting them at risk of contracting Covid-19.