Guwahati: In an effort to get acquainted to switching from classroom learning to online learning, Assam Downtown University (ADtU), Guwahati successfully organised a week-long session on faculty development program (FDP) from May 14.
The six-day session saw noted personalities as speakers from different parts of the country and abroad.
On day 1, it was Dr Ashish Dahiya, from Maharshi Dayanand University; on day 2 it was Dr Deepak Bishla of Dr BR Ambedkar University, New Delhi; on day 3, it was Dr Rajesh Verma, Head of Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Punjab; on day 4, Prof Neeraj Gupta of Central University of Rajasthan joined the session; on day 5, it was Dr Prashant Kumar Gautam, from University Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (UIHTM) Panjab University; and on the last day, Dr Nishikant Bora, Sr Facilitator, Regenesys Business School, Johannesburg, concluded the session.
ADtU VC Prof (Dr) Amarjyoti Choudhury; Pro-VC Dr HK Das, Dean of Studies Prof Bandana Dutta; and Dean of CMHSS Dr Seema Sharma also addressed the participants.
The FDP had participants from 34 cities across the country and also to mention, one from overseas.
A release from ADtU said, “We have received immense amount of positive feedback throughout this programme, from all the participants. This entire session gave a wholesome exposure to the participants on how to make the switch from Classroom Learning to Online Learning more interactive and user-friendly, with latest software & technology being discussed to make this switch more & more convenient.”
It added that the university hopes to conduct many such programs for the benefit of faculty members and researchers.