The 6th Annual Research Seminar on Open and Distance Learning, jointly organized by the College of Open and Distance Learning and the Research and Knowledge Management Office, SMU, was held at the Multi-purpose Hall, undergraduate campus, SMU, on August 25, 2017. The half-day Seminar had six paper presenters and entirely focused on the delivery and quality of distance learning programs.


Among the key issues discussed were the gaps in active student support mechanism, the timely delivery of modules, and the periodic update of learning materials. It was also revealed that the use of technology-driven distance learning is at its nascent stage in Ethiopia.