Department of Japanese Studies (DJS), University of Dhaka, has launched an online learning platform for its students, according to a university statement issued on Monday.
The DJS is the first department of the university which is launching the digital platform for the first time, the statement says.
The learning system includes online class facilities, blackboard, library, attendance and class management, assignment submission and feedback, online test and examination, skill development training, student communication protocol and department’s accounts and HR management.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University Professor Dr. Akhteruzzaman was present at the occasion as chief guest and inaugurated the online student management system while Professor Dr. Sadeka Halim, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences delivered the speech as the special guest.
Shimizu Megumi, Cultural Affairs Representative, Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh has also delivered a speech.
The Chairman of the Department Dr. Abdullah-Al-Mamun delivered the welcome address.
The Vice-Chancellor and the Dean highly appreciated the initiatives taken by the DJS.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Dr. Akhteruzzaman has termed this initiative as a grand success in digitisation process.
While delivering her speech, Dean Dr. Sadeka Halim congratulated DJS for taking some pioneer steps for the benefit of students.
Meanwhile, the chairman of the department Dr. Abdullah-Al-Mamun elaborately described the uses of the app which included the scopes of taking online exams, monitoring the class presence, uploading various materials for the students, and so on.
He elaborately gave a brief idea of the DJS with many reputed organisations like JICA, JETRO etc.
This online platform will expedite the activities of the department and help turn it into a centre of excellence.
Shiblee Noman, Lecturer of the department, moderated the online inauguration ceremony. Among the faculty members, Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam, Dr. Dilruba Sharmin, Dr. Lopamudra Malek, Nashia Zaman, and Md. Saifullah Akon joined the programme.