SDAU has organised the MOOC on Teaching from Home with IT Tools from 23 April to 01 May 2020. There were total 229 registration form different states of India. The MOOC comprised of 1 day inauguration and opening remarks + 3 days content delivery using virtual class room + 3 day interactive discussion using Google Class Room and Blog + 1 day assessment of participant by online examination). The speaker from Ganpat University, Faculty of Management, Dr. Chinmay Baxi and Microsoft Corporation, Mr. Niti Pahwa were also roped in to deliver their expertise and lecture to participants. There were total 250 registrations across the India. The MOOC was inaugurated by Dr. R. K. Patel, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor on 23/04/2020 at 10:00 AM. He extended warm welcome to all the participants and briefed about campaign of SDAU on Teaching from Home. He informed the gathering that at very early stage of crisis, more than 1000 virtual lectures were taken by faculty members using different tools from home during LOCKDOWN. He expresses his assurance regarding content and design of MOOC. Dr. D. V. Joshi, Dean Veterinary Faculty delivered the motivation and inspiring speech to all teachers and participants. He enlighten the characters and personal ethics in the life of teachers. The content delivery on various technological tools, their mode of operation and implementation at college as well university level was made using virtual video class room where in average more than 160 to 190 participants joined and interacted on the subject of MOOC. The interactive discussions among the participants were facilitated by Google Class Room and Blog. The MOOC on Teaching form Home with IT tools was designed and executed by IT team of Directorate of Information Technology. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor appreciated and applauded the first of its kind MOOC by SAU of Gujarat in critical condition of LOCKDOWN.
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