SRINAGAR: University of Kashmir in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay organised an orientation programme on Spoken Tutorial Project in the campus on Saturday.
During the programme, experts elaborated the objectives of the project and had a detailed interaction with Deans, Heads of Departments and faculty members of the University.
The experts said there is a huge scope for e-learning resources like Spoken Tutorial in Kashmir.
The Spoken Tutorial is an initiative of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and is aimed at promoting IT literacy through Open Source Software. Under the project, courses prepared in IIT Bombay are taught through Audio-Visual tutorials and the certificates are given free of cost.
In his presidential address, Vice-Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi hailed the University’s academic partnership with the IIT Bombay as another milestone in the history of the University. He hoped that the project will prove greatly beneficial.
During the interaction, Prof Andrabi also appreciated and congratulated the entire teaching and non-teaching faculty over the recent NIRF-2017 rankings, saying “it is another milestone in the way of achieving the University’s vision and mission.” The faculty members, on their part, congratulated the Vice-Chancellor and hailed his leadership in taking the university to new heights in academics and research.
Dean Academics Prof MA Wani was also present on the occasion while Director IT&SS, Er Maroof Qadri, coordinated the programme.