CVL BRANCES OVERVIEW

The Center for Virtual Learning has two Branches one in  Mwanza City and another Mbeya City. These branches serves as etension of CVL services in delivering ODeL programmes from the Univerity Academic Units. ODeL stands for Open, Distance and e-Learning in which Open Learning students can study through face-to-face teaching, Distance Learning, e-Learning or blended learning.When face-to-face teaching is used, the learner should attend just is like in the traditional classroom. Where e-learning is used, the instructor will use the e-Learning platform or Multimedia classroom to interact with learners either in real time (synchronously) or at a different time (asynchronously). Where blended learning is used, the instructor would teach both face to face and through the use of technological media at different times.

Therefore, in this context the Branches of Center for Virtual Learning in Mwanza City and Mbeya City provides a platform for  to deliver professional training programs in various areas  face to face but also faciliatate the training for blended learning programme students. This provide opportunity to students who apply to study through online courses to have flexibility of choice and pace that enables each one to comfortably access and participate in their studies at their geographical location, from admission to graduation and beyond. Currently, students are there are pure online degree programs which offer courses leading to professional degrees in education, business, engineering, and information technology.

 

ADMISSION OF ODeL STUDENTS

The admission into the University of Dar es Salaam starts at the point of application through the Online Application site  where the qualified candidates register by creating a user account using personal e-mail addresses and keying in personal details, uploading of scanned copies of academic certificates and selecting the course one is interested in studying. They are then issued with a reference number and directed to pay the prescribed application fee through Credit/Debit Card, MPESA pay bill or direct cash deposit into Bank. Upon payment, the applicant receives a confirmation of payment on e-mail address and phone number registered in the site. The application status tracking is done through the online application system. After Admission process is complete, an admission letter together with other admission documents are posted to the application site of the applicant. The applicant downloads the admission letter through which he acquires a reference number and the fees payment account details and pays fees by quoting the unique reference number at the bank. The applicant then generates a registration number on the registration online portal.

 

STUDENT ORIENTATION

First-time ODeL learning students are required to attend the ODeL Learning Student Orientation prior to the start of classes.The orientation is conducted at the regional branches, and at the cenret for Virtual Leraning in Dar es Salaam. The orientation dates shall be communicated to you prior to the session. The orientation helps you to familiarize yourself with the distance learning environment and outlines key behaviours of successful distance learning students. In subsequent semesters, your will be required to attend an orientation session that will detail semester requirements as well as address any issues that may have arisen in the course of your studies.

 

COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION FOR ODeL LEARNERS.

The Office of the Centre for Virtual Learning is located at the University of Dar es Salaam Kijitonyama Campus, at the College of information and telecommunication technology building.CVl has two centers in upcountry, one inMbeya City and another in Mwanza.

Bellow are the contats for further datails:

Dar es Salaam Branch


Director

Center for Virtual Learning

University of Dar es Salaam,

Kijitonyama Campus

P.O. Box 33335

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania

Phone: 255 (0) 22 2700766

Fax: +255 (0) 22 2700766

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https://cvl.udsm.ac.tz


Mbeya Branch

Contact Name: Hawas Haule
Role: Branch Manager
Location: Sokoine Avenue, Uzunguni
Mobile: +255 715 008 408
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Mwanza Branch

Contact Name: Mercy Kimambo
Role: Branch Manager
Location: Nyegezi Fisheries Avenue,
Mobile: +255 713 255 909
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CONTACTS

Director
Center for Virtual Learning
Phone: 255 (0) 22 2700766
Email: Cvl @udsm.ac.tz

MBEYA BRANCH

Branch Manager
Sokoine Avenue, Uzunguni
Mobile: +255 715 008 408
eMail: hawasih@udsm.ac.tz

MWANZA BRANCH

Branch Manager
Nyegezi Fisheries Avenue,
Mobile: +255 713 255 909
mercy.kimambo@udsm.ac.tz

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