The education sector is severely affected due to Pandemic Covid-19 along with all big industries and business. The gap so created between students and teachers can be filled by adopting E-learning platform which is the best suited bridging solution in the current scenario. For this SWAYAM NPTEL Local Chapter, GNDEC organized a TEQIP sponsored webinar on “Modes of Teaching and Learning in Lockdown”. More than 280 participants from 18 states of India actually attended the webinar
Dr. Manpreet Singh Manna (Former Director SWAYAM AICTE, New Delhi and Faculty, SLIET-Longowal) was the resource person for this webinar, who is pioneer in the field of designing online classes. Dr. Manna talked about specific features of various online tools and platforms to interact with students for classes, assignments, labs, examinations and evaluation procedure.
Dr. Manna emphasized that it is duty of every teacher to act as a good mentor for their students and to motivate and counsel them about their career and future in this pandemic. It’s well said that an educator has a great role in society to aware all with true and authentic information and so was endorsed by Dr. Manna who explained how online classes can be conducted through various open source online virtual classrooms/meeting/webinar platforms like Go-To Meeting, Cisco Webex, Skype, Readytalk, Microsoft Whiteboard, Google Classroom etc.
Dr. Sehijpal Singh Principal, GNDEC also participated in the webinar and interacted with the participants at last and thanked the expert speaker and participants. Prof Harvinder Singh Coordinator IQAC and TEQIP, Prof. Lakhveer Singh Khaana and Prof Charnjeet Singh were the coordinators of webinar thanked the participants and disclosed that more such programs are being organised by the TEQIP cell.