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Program on Digital Initiatives at KCW

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | April 25, 2023 04:59 PM

AMRITSAR: The Post Graduate Department of Computer Science in association with the Research and Development Cell of Khalsa College for Women, Amritsar organized a Faculty Development Programme on ‘Digital Initiatives in India’.

The main objective of the FDP was to bring faculty members from various disciplines under one roof and connect them with leading experts in the field of Digital Tools in Education so that teachers can learn new and better ways to communicate and mentor students digitally. The resource person of the FDP Dr. Deepa Sikand Kauts, Professor Education Department, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar explained Digital Initiatives in Education which includes various platforms like SWAYAM, NPTEL, e-Yantra, FOSSEE, Virtual LAB etc. and E-Content Development tools. She also briefed about the four quadrants of the courses hosted on SWAYAM- (i) video lecture, (ii) specially prepared reading material that can be downloaded/printed(iii) self-assessment tests through tests and quizzes and (iv) online discussion forum for clearing the doubts.

She urgedteachers to understand and practice “Outcomes Based Teaching” and “Learner Centric Teaching Strategies”. Principal Dr. Surinder Kaur expressed her deep gratitude to the resource person for an informative and enlightening lecture.

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