Workshop on online courses inaugurated at UGC-HRDC

Hyderabad: The UGC-HRDC of Maulana Azad National Urdu University is organizing a week-long workshop on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from 11th to 16th March 2019. The inaugural of the workshop was held on 11th March 2019.

Former Vice-Chancellor of JNTU Prof D. N. Reddy, Director, CR Rao, Advanced Institutes of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, University of Hyderabad was the Chief Guest.

Prof. Reddy in his inaugural address highlighted the advantages of MOOCs online courses. It allows students to free access and unrestricted participation to any course of their choice, he said. Moreover, technology, e-learning, e-content & MOOCS platform are of additional value and the main thing is teachers’ effectiveness, he added.

Fifty two participants of different disciplines from various Degree Colleges/Universities of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Gujarat are attending the Workshop on MOOCs.

Earlier, Dr Tahseen Bilgrami, Deputy Director of UGC-HRDC welcomed the chief guest and the gathering. Dr. Ishtiyaq Ahmad, Assistant Director, Centre proposed vote of thanks.