The Centre for Distance Education, Aligarh Muslim University in cooperation with Wipro Infotech organised a two-day workshop on e-learning to discuss how, by following modern teaching methodology, educational excellence can be attained in this age of information technology. This workshop was part of the agreement signed between the Centre and Wipro Infotech.
Addressing the concluding session of the workshop on August 8, AMU Vice Chancellor PK Abdul Azis appealed to the teachers as well as students of the university to be benefited with the facilities provided by AMU’s Centre for Distance Education and to promote e-learning in every department.
Highlighting the salient features of the Centre, Director of the Centre Professor Imtiyaz Hussain said the Centre has introduced certain professional courses so that the youth may avail themselves of job opportunities according to market needs.
He also underlined the importance of the workshop when he said modern teaching methodology is being adopted beside the traditional education so that the standard of education may improve.
Presiding over the inaugural session of the workshop, former Vice Chancellor of AMU Professor M Salimuddin said it has now become necessary for us to adopt e-learning as this is the age of knowledge explosion.
Mr Anshul Gupta, Bangalore-based authority of e-learning, delivered two illuminating lectures on the teaching methodology of e-learning, highlighting the importance and utility of multimedia in teaching methodology.
Professor Nisar Ahmad and Professor Ikram Hussain also addressed the participants of the workshop, sharing their rich experiences in the field of e-learning.