Varanasi: The Banaras Hindu University has introduced e-learning platform for teaching and learning activities during the lockdown period in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.
According to the BHU spokesperson Rajesh Singh, the computer centre of the university has configured and implemented the well-known learning management system – moodle, an online learning management system (LMS) enabling educators to create their own private website filled with dynamic courses that extend learning, anytime, anywhere. The platform can be accessed at: https://moodle.bhu.edu.in/
He said that moodle is an online learning management system (LMS) enabling educators to create their own private website filled with dynamic courses that extend learning, anytime, anywhere. It provides educators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments and supports both blended learning as well as 100% online courses. It provides with a number of features ranging from course homepage, content sharing, discussion rooms to online examination. Moodle has more than 90m million users worldwide and is perhaps the world’s most widely used learning platform.
Computer centre of BHU has configured and hosted this platform for use by teachers and students. Dr. Shubhra Sharma, assistant professor in department of Geography, is administering the platform and help faculty members in using it. She has also prepared a step-by-step process to use the platform, available on the moodle page of the university.
All the teachers of the university are invited to use the platform for teaching-learning activities. Those desirous of using the platform may write to [email protected] with details of employee number, name, designation, department, email and mobile number for creating an account to use the platform.