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EMRC conducted a training workshop cum orientation workshop with experts from Central University of Punjab

EMRC conducted a training workshop cum orientation workshop with experts from Central University of Punjab
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EMRC conducted a training workshop cum orientation workshop with experts from Central University of Punjab

Kanwar Inder Singh/ March 21,2023

The Educational Multimedia Research Center (EMRC), a University Grants Commission’s centre located in the Punjabi University campus, Patiala has started development of two MOOCs  (Massive Open Online Courses) with experts from the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. These courses are approved by Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) New Delhi through EMRC Patiala whose course coordinator is Dr. Aditya Ranjan Kapoor, an assistant Professor of Sociology at Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.

Today, at EMRC, Punjabi University, Patiala, a training cum orientation workshop was conducted for all the experts associated with Aditya Ranjan Kapoor’s team to acquaint them with the skills and technology required in building MOOCs. It should be noted that EMRC Patiala is an inter university centre of universities of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Chandigarh. Among all these universities, if the MOOCs of any university is approved by CEC, New Delhi, then the development of MOOC takes place in EMRC, Patiala.

It may be mentioned that the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) prepared in this way are offered to SWAYAM to students enrolled in universities across India.

EMRC conducted a training workshop cum orientation workshop with experts from Central University of Punjab

During the year 2022 EMRC, Patiala got 14 MOOCs approved.  Six of these courses were proposed by the experts of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. Dr. Aditya Ranjan Kapoor will record 20 lectures in one course and 50 lectures in the other course. Dr.  This content will be created under the supervision of three producers: Tejinder Sharma, Kulpinder Sharma and Chandan Kumar.

Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Aditya Ranjan Kapoor said that coming to Punjabi University, Patiala will be a new experience for him and he will get to learn a lot.

EMRC Director Daljit Ami said that experts from different universities work with EMRC, Patiala which has led to an exponential increase in the work of EMRC. Dr. Aditya Ranjan Kapoor, Dr. Shabi Garg, Dr. Anugraha Marin Rajan and Dr. Lalhmangaihi Chhakchhuak will add to our experience. He added that the members of this team are from different states. Dr. Aditya Ranjan Kapoor himself is from West Bengal and has done Ph.D. from Hyderabad.  Anugraha’s home state is Kerala and he received his education from the Central University of Karnataka. Dr. Shabi Garg has done his studies from Panjab University and is currently teaching at Central University, Bathinda. Similarly, Dr. Lalhmangaihi Chhakchhuak did his primary education from Mizoram and did his research from the Central University of Hyderabad. So, this course includes experts from different states of the country, with which these sociology courses; (1) Reading, Writing & Reasoning for Sociology, (2) Political Sociology will prove to be of great value.

(royalpatiala.in News)