Institute of Educational and Management Technologies (IEMT)

about the Institute

The Institute of Educational and Management Technologies (IEMT) was established in 1998 as a unit responsible for integrating ICT in teaching, learning and research at the Open University of Tanzania (OUT).
The main objectives of the IEMT are as follows:
Coordination of all ICT services at the Open University of Tanzania including planning of all ICT services, ensure quality and standards of ICT services and maintain network and software systems security.

Support the delivery of ICT services to staff, students, and the community at HQ and all Regional Centres (RCs). This includes development and maintenance of information’s systems, Network installation and management of all communication links, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of ICT equipment and operating systems, Installation and maintenance of end user application software.

Ensuring that technology is used at OUT to enhance teaching and learning. Example IEMT is involved in making contributions to course development and accessibility in the various faculties and institutes of the University.

To conduct research in computer-based learning, efficacy of interactive media, needs of students with special needs, impact of science education in development and on all aspects of distance teaching and learning through the use of new technologies and carrying out ICT related training and consultancies to the community and general public.

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