ST FRANCIS BUSINESS SCHOOL has equipped itself with the Best Practice of Enabling ICT at all levels of its functioning. Towards this, one important and notable facility is the provision of the Wi-Fi Facility.
The College believes IT plays a significant role in increasing access to education and enhances skill sets. The management policy has been upgraded to enhance the use of IT across all areas of operation of the institution.
Optimal deployment of I.T. infrastructure
Optimal deployment of I.T. infrastructure is ensured through conducting workshops, awareness programs, training programs for faculty on the use of new technology. Internet with more than 2 Mbps data transfer rate is available. The strategic application of new technology has significantly improved the nature of the teaching-learning process. The classrooms play a vital role in promoting innovative and interactive teaching and learning environment. The classrooms have all the modern facilities and technologically advanced audio-visual aids.
Virtual learning and online courses
Virtual learning and online courses are the major highlights of our classrooms and academic activities. The Digital Library is a major highlight in the campus. The digitally advanced library provides numerous facilities and learning resources for students. Students can access library facilities every day. Effective utilization of infrastructure is ensured through the appointment of adequate and well-qualified lab technicians and system administrators. The teaching of information technology and computer-based papers is carried out through OHP screens in the computer centres. Besides, the centres are also available for the students for accessing the internet, practice and for preparation of their projects.
Labs are equipped with the latest software for the usage of the students. All the computers in the centres are provided with the latest updated software and hardware. Internet, printing and scanning facilities are also available. Further, each centre is equipped with uninterrupted power backup.
The use of ERP platforms across the institution has led to a transformation among different social strata of the student community ensuring equity, excellence, and expansion.
AMC AND MAINTAINENCE
Renewal of AMC is done at the beginning of the academic year for the Software applications, UPS and Generators. To ensure adequate IT infrastructure the institution has invested in the following hardware and software.
The notable strategies adopted to ensure high quality Online Learning are:
- The campus is updated with 200 Mpbs Bandwidth Internet Speed through which the students’ Online fee payment, automated online Examination Fees payment, Hall ticket generation, Online publication of Results
- Online tests for selected courses, daily attendance status access, registration of students using ERP
- Remote Access to Learning Resources through e-Resource Centre
- Multimedia Approach to Teaching and Learning
- Access to MOOC courses
- Conduct Online Certificate Courses & Online Internships
- Provision for Online counseling
- Online admission process.
- Wi-Fi enabled campus is another attraction