The six-day session saw noted personalities as speakers from different parts of the country and abroad

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.

The FDP had participants from 34 cities across the country and also to mention, one from overseas

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.

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