Under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA 1.0) scheme, a digital tutorial undertaking was began at directorate of distance and persevering with schooling (DDCE) of Utkal University in 2017. A studio had been created to arrange audio-video based mostly syllabus and downside fixing contents at +three stage in bilingual mode (Odia and English).
After the creation of video lectures, the federal government had deliberate to embed them in a Pen Drive or a Tablet PC and supply them to the scholars of underprivileged areas in Utkal University, Berhampur University, Sambalpur University, Fakir Mohan University and North Odisha University.
A monitoring committee assembly was performed right here on August 20 on this digital tutorial undertaking. The minutes of the assembly launched on Wednesday focussed on use of those video lectures by college students and lecturers throughout this pandemic.
Higher schooling secretary Saswat Mishra within the report stated the ready e-contents (recorded lectures) ought to be uploaded in Utkal University web site and free entry ought to be allowed in order that college students and lecturers can use it for his or her profit. “A separate enabling round can be issued to all the upper instructional establishments of the state within the first week of September after importing of ready e-contents within the web site,” he added.
A instructor of the Utkal University stated the video lectures might have uploaded through the beginning of the pandemic state of affairs in March finish. “Why the division took a lot time to grasp the significance of high quality e-content after 5 months? Even the studio can be utilized for on-line courses throughout this time, however nothing has been carried out on this course,” he added.
Asoka Kumar Das, vice chairman of Odisha State Higher Education Council, stated
“The ready e-content in the interim ought to be uploaded within the current server of the Utkal University. Now the courses have been began and the recorded lectures can be useful for the scholars,” he added.
He stated the division had deliberate to start out widespread reference supplies for undergraduate and postgraduate college students, nevertheless it was stopped once they discovered that universities are caring for good reference supplies.