Using online proctoring for eLearning courses at ILRI

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What if you could be guaranteed that participants would come to your workshop having already mastered the basic content knowledge of your topic area? Think about the possibilities! You would be free to challenge them to apply that knowledge to a range of professional problem scenarios. After all, learning theory tells us that good learning is contextual. Think of the invigorating discussions that would unfold.

Instead, the current status quo has you spending the first few days of valuable face-to-face time lecturing participants about content with which many of them are already familiar, at least to some extent.

Workshops attended by informed professionals ready to explore how new knowledge and technologies can be applied in their own professional contexts. This is the scenario that ILRI’s capacity development unit is trying to make a reality by creating online modules to cover basic knowledge objectives. The intent is that participants will…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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