This center has the mandate to provide different forms of support which include classroom, personal, instructor and research that focuses on the learning technologies. Therefore this center makes sure that all new learning technologies to be introduced within the University are effectively tested before finally being rolled out. All the policies for teaching and learning using ICTs are developed and implemented by this center.
Through the UTAMU Center for Learning Technologies, all online programs are developed and implemented so that students can access them ubiquitously. The E-Learning system has been developed to enable students access online courses.The center is well equipped with multimedia labs and studios to allow parallel session recordings to happen.
These are used by both students and staff to create multimedia rich content for both their study and dissemination. The center comprises of researchers who have the expertise which range from traditional class-room instruction to non traditional class-room instruction. There is a lot of research being undertaken which includes, social networking application in learning, content authoring, assessment, multimedia use in traditional and non traditional class-room instruction, e-learning usability and mobile learning.The center is specialized in the following key areas:
- Content Authoring
- Multimedia Development, Recording, Streaming and Broadcasting
- Software Application Development
- Research Undertaking
- Educational ICT Integration
- ICT Pedagogy Training
- Projects undertaking in ICT for Education