Faculty Development Workshop on ‘MOOC in Modern Context and Development of own MOOCs’

BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar organised a Seminar on ‘MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in Modern Context and Development of own MOOCs’, One-day Faculty Development Workshop was organised by PG Department of Computer Science and Applications. Ms. Kiran Gupta (HOD) extended floral welcome to the guest speaker, Dr. Parteek Bhatia, Associate Professor and Dean, Student Welfare, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala. Workshop was attended by teachers and students. Dr. Bhatia spoke on the concept of “MOOC”. He said that teacher is a source of motivation and a role model for the students. In present scenario, role of teacher has become very challenging. He emphasized on effective use of social media for the netizens. In second session, a practical demonstration was given for developing MOOCs by using Adobe Presenter tool.

Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia appreciated the efforts of the department for organising this event and motivated the faculty to conduct such workshops in the near future also.