Aligarh, August 06: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor today inaugurated the Video Studio, Computer Lab, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Office of the University's Centre for Distance Education (CDE).
On the occasion, Prof Mansoor said that Centre for Distance Education operates from a dedicated building having sufficient space and resources and the administration is focused on quality education at an affordable cost.
"We have active usage of ICT for teaching and learning for teacher and student support system," said the Vice Chancellor adding that AMU administration is dedicated in providing all educational infrastructural development and renovation help for the Centre.
Prof M N A Ansari, Director, CDE pointed out that University Grant Commission (UGC) has started a new regulation 2017 regarding distance education program and in compliance to the clauses, the Visual Studio has been inaugurated to facilitate lectures which can be recorded and uploaded on the Centre's website.
He informed that an exclusive Distance Learning Application has also been created to facilitate students with the lectures on their mobile phones.
Meanwhile, proposal of new distance learning courses such as a Bachelor in Computer Sciences (BSC) has been submitted to the UGC.
Prof Akbar Husain, Prof Shamim Ahmad, Prof Farhana Kausar, Dr S Javed Ahmad and Dr Mohd Arif were present on the occasion.
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