About

elc

e-Learning Centre (eLC) is one of the six centres of the University of Colombo School of Computing. Although it is a service centre of the UCSC that supports undergraduate, postgraduate and external and extension degree programmes, it has become a national centre during the last decade by providing services for both local and international organizations (www.e-learning.lk). eLC has a dedicated staff who conducts research and development work in e-Learning. On behalf of UCSC, e-Learning Centre is willing to undertake assignments in the domain of e-learning.

Mission

Facilitate the digital transformation of teaching-learning process by integrating e-learning practices and thereby contribute towards achievement of the vision of UCSC.

Activities

Activities of the eLC are not limited to;

  • conducting on-demand staff training programmes on e-learning/blended learning course development, e-facilitation and LMS administration,
  • maintaining and administering learning management systems of undergraduate as well as masters degree programmes of the UCSC,
  • designing, developing and delivering online courses for the BIT degree programme and FIT Programme,
  • providing e-facilitation to online learners of the BIT degree programme and FIT programme,
  • diversifying the teaching-learning process to make it more interesting, efficient and contemporary,
  • conducting research and development in e-learning to enhance the quality of higher education within UCSC and the country,
  • establishing the culture of electronic education to produce high quality blended learning courses and
  • supporting the improvement of e-learning infrastructure of the UCSC.

Online Courses Currently Administered by the eLC

  1. 30 online courses of BIT degree programme (http://vle.bit.lk)
  2. 218 online/blended learning courses of the internal undergraduate degree programmes of UCSC (http://ugvle.ucsc.cmb.ac.lk)
  3. 75 online courses of the postgraduate degree programmes of UCSC available in the http://pgvle.ucsc.cmb.ac.lk
  4. 11 online courses for the FIT certificate programme (http://fit.bit.lk/vle)
  5. 40 free-online courses for the general public ( http://www.e-learning.lk/vle)

Past Activities

2019

  1. Supported conducting the short-term training programme on “Computing for Career Development” of CSC
  2. Conducted LMS Bootcamp: Moodle (LMS based learning content development course for South Eastern University) on 3rd & 4th of April 2019
  3. Organized a Google Workshop for Academic Staff of the University of Colombo 28th of June 2019 from 8.30AM to 01.00 PM
  4. Organized a Google Workshop for Administrative Staff of the University of Colombo 28th of June 2019 from 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM
  1. Conducted FIT Revision Workshop on 18th July 2019.
  2. Conducted FIT Revision Workshop on 24th July 2019.
  3. Conducted NWSDB (National Water Supply and Drainage Board) workshop on 02nd August 2019.
  4. Conducted the confirmation test of Management Assistants and Library Assistants for University of Colombo on 05th August 2019.
  5. Conducted FIT Practical Test on 07th & 08th August 2019.
  6. Facilitated online course development work of the NWSDB (National Water Supply and Drainage Board) on 09th August 2019.
  7. Organized FIT workshop for syllabus Reviewing on 20th August 2019.
  8. Conducted FIT e-Test from 26th to 28th of August 2019.
  9. Conducted a Moodle LMS-based e-activity development workshop for NWSDB (National Water Supply and Drainage Board) on 06th September 2019.
  10. Conducted an LMS-based Online Course development workshop for Rajarata University from 16th to 19th September 2019.
  11. Conducted Articulate based online course content development workshop for NWSDB (National Water Supply and Drainage Board) on 20th September 2019
  12. Conducted a workshop for reviewing FIT syllabi on 03rd October 2019.
  13. Evaluated the progress of the online course development work of the NWSDB (National Water Supply and Drainage Board) on 018th October 2019.

2018

  1. Conducted “Foundation in Information Technology” (FIT) e-Tests and practical tests Developed interactive content for teaching, learning and assessment for the online courses hosted in the VLEs.
  2. Carried out online selection and recruitment tests for public and private organizations (KPMG, University of Colombo)
  3. Supported conducting “blended learning” workshops for other faculties in the University of Colombo as capacity development programmes under the UNESCO Funded Blended Learning Project of the University of Colombo.

Staff

Co-ordinator:

Support Staff:

  • Ms. K.M.G.B. Nishakumari BSc (Col) , BIT (Col), MSc (Edinburgh) (Scientific Assistant Grade II) (Team Leader)
  • Mr. G.S. Hettiarachchi (LMS Administrator/Software Engineer)
  • Mr. T.W.D Lakshan (Instructor/LMS Administrator)
  • Ms. T.D.P. Loku Liyanage (Instructor/Instructional Designer)
  • Ms. M.B.P. Dissanayake (Instructional Designer)
  • Ms. K.K. Amila Nishanthi (Content Developer)
  • Ms. H.M.T.L. Perera (Content Developer)
  • Ms. P.H Thilakaratne (Management Assistant)
  • Ms. G.P.D. Madhushani (Web Developer/Intern)
  • Mr. S.D. Senevirathna (Web Developer/Intern)

Contact Information

  • Postal Address: e-Learning Centre, University of Colombo School of Computing, No. 35, Reid Avenue, Colombo 7
  • Telephone: (+94)-011-2591080
  • Fax: (+94)-11-2587239
  • Email: elc@ucsc.cmb.ac.lk

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