Friday, July 10, 2020
News

MSCERT trains 35,000 teachers using A-VIEW

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, May 4 2015 IST
In a matter of six days, the Maharashtra State Council for Educational Research and Training (MSCERT) has used A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E- Learning World) to train 35,000 school teachers at over 500 centers across Maharashtra. MSCERT director N K Jarag initiated this programme with the support of IIT-Bombay and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The goal of this program was to orient 5th standard teachers from across Maharashtra state (government and aided schools) to the updated syllabus and offer training for the new areas. One day was dedicated to each subject and the training was delivered by an expert in the subject area. This program harnessed the features of A-VIEW to transmit live online lectures, share content,and interact with 500 centers all over Maharashtra. Around 70 school teachers were present at each of the 500 centers. If this training session had been conducted using conventional means, the amount of time, money and resources required to train 35,000 teachers would be enormous. Scaling down the time and resources required, helped save a lot of money and also resulted in maximizing the reach of training and eliminating the cascading model of training delivery. The effective collaboration between the A-VIEW team, IIT Bombay and MSCERT resulted in smooth planning and execution of this program. The A-VIEW software application is developed in-house by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and supported by the Ministry of HRD (NMEICT) programme. Using A-VIEW IIT Bombay has been conducting several workshops in which 10,000 teachers are trained simultaneously all over India. Training 35,000 teachers in a weeks time concurrently is likely to be a world record. Irrespective of the world record, this is a huge leap for technology-basedteacher training in India, an Amrita Vidyapeetham release said here. A-VIEW is available free of charge for education. The A-VIEW technology is developed by Amrita E-Learning Research Lab which offers an innovative M. Tech. degree in E-Learning Technologies. UNI CR AKM 1946

-- (UNI) -- C-1-1-DL0322-109880.Xml

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA to inves...
Unholy nexus of BJP govt and MNCs stands...
Handful of Kashmiri Pandits keep culture...
Bihar reports 352 new COVID-19 cases, ta...
COVID-19: 'Super Spread' in Thiruvananth...
Kerala gold smuggling case: Youth League...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Farah Khan fondly recalls choreogra... 
Uva League fiasco: FanCode cites fr... 
He's always going to be for us: Tru... 
Tata Motors Group's Q1FY21 global w... 
Delhi govt frames policy for Delhi ... 
ATK Mohun Bagan holds international... 
BSP MP urges Rajnath to help find m... 
Indian space sector locked down dur...