Faculty of GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research, Greater Noida attended a webinar on the topic “Intervention of Technology in Higher Education amid Corona Crisis - Are We Future Ready” on Monday, April 13, 2020 in which the panelists discussed about how the role of technology has increased exponentially amid Coronavirus crisis & how educational institutions have shifted to online learning to ensure that students continue to learn in this time of uncertainty.
Dr. Ravi Gupta, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. was the moderator of the session and the panelists were Dr. (Mrs) Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities, Dr. S S Mantha, Former Chairman, AICTE, Currently Chancellor, KL University, Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor, Chitkara University, Rajita Kulkarni, President, SRI SRI University & Prof. Partha P Chakarvarty, Former Director, IIT Kharagpur.
During the session, they spoke about shifting from traditional learning system to blended learning system, restructuring the examination system & find out ways to ease out students’ apprehensions about technology. They also advised the institutions to develop multi layered strategy to facilitate online teaching like recording lectures by teachers and uploading it on the online portal & mentoring of students by connecting with them personally.
Overall, it was a highly engaging session!