IP University to train faculty in e-learning

IP University to train faculty in e-learning FDP is to create awareness about MOOCs and use of e-learning technologies
Team Careers360 | May 9, 2020 - 5:38 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIP University), Delhi, has planned to organise a one--week online faculty development programme (FDP) from May 10 to May 16. The online programme for teachers is focussed on ‘Design and Development of MOOCs and e-learning technologies.

GGSIP University in order to train the trainers in online teaching – learning process and its challenges, especially in the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, has planned the one week programme.

University School of Education, IP University, will organise it. According to the dean, University School of Education, Dhananjay Joshi, the objective of the FDP is to create awareness about MOOCs and various e – learning technologies and train the participants to design, develop and deliver such courses in their respective domains.

“The FDP will also try to address the issues related to introduction of a plethora of online courses through SWAYAM, as part of the curriculum in universities and colleges across the country,” informed Joshi.

With the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the country, educational institutions have suspended campus learning activities to curb the spread of virus and have shifted to online-mode to ensure continuity of teaching-learning process. Universities are also conducting examinations through online mode, with some also using social media platforms like WhatsApp.

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