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The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has won the men’s category of this year’s Inter-University cross country competition held at the University of Mines and Technology ( UMAT) in Tarkwa.

ATL FM’s news report said the University of Education, Winneba, (UEW), took the second position, University of Ghana (UG) came third and the University for Development Studies(UDS) placed fourth in the men’s category. University of Energy and Natural Resouces (UNENR), UMAT, University of Professional Studies (UPSA) and University of Health and Allied Sciences(UHAS) also earned deserved positions.

In the women category, University for Development Studies took the first position with 31points to unseat UCC which came second with 75 points, followed by University of Education (UEW) with 119 points to place third. University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), UPSA with 127, 206, 275 points.

Lecturers have been advised to be mindful of their delivery strategies during classes.

According to the Director of the Centre for Teaching Support, Prof. D.D. Adjei, the methods some lecturers adopt to teach make teaching and learning unattractive to students who sometimes lose interest in the subject.

He said: “Some of the methods use by lectures are largely teacher centered which brings about low cognitive learning”.

Prof. Agyei was speaking at a forum organised by the School of Agriculture on the theme “Enhancing the Competitiveness of the School of Agriculture of the University of Cape Coast as an institution of Choice in Ghana”. Prof. Agyei, who was speaking on the topic “ Being an Effective Lecturer”, said effective lecturing was characterized by enthusiasm and impressiveness, clarity and interaction.

The World Bank Ghana has donated 15 laptops each to the School of Business and the Sam Jonah Library at a short ceremony in Accra. The donation was in response to an appeal made by the School and the Sam Jonah Library for laptops to enhance teaching and learning.

At the presentation ceremony, the Senior Country Operations Officer of the Bank, Dr. Beatrix Allah-Mensah, said the donation was to encourage teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). She added that the gesture formed part of the Bank's Corporate Social Responsibility.

The staff of the Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU) have procured an electronic wheelchair for a level three hundred [300] student, Paul Biney to make his movement on campus easier.

According to Paul Biney, he used to crawl to lectures since his manual wheel chair needed to be pushed by friends due to the topography of the school, making his movement difficult.