3 days e-Workshop and Webinar on e-learning and e-resources was organized by IQAC and Central Library of Arya Vidyapeeth college from 31st May to 2nd June 2020.
The webinar held at Arya Vidyapeeth College was kick started by the Principal of the college, Dr Pradip Kumar Bhattacharya. Prof Sanjay Singh, head of the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University enlightened the participants on the concept and range of e-learning modules. He spoke about the available e resources that one can avail. He also touched upon the pros and cons of the e-learning process. The different outline resources for online class platforms, directory of open access journals/books and also for accessing journals were highlighted by Prof Singh. Dr Prasanta Kumar Deka, general secretary of All Assam College Librarians Association(ACLA) spoke about the necessity of e-learning and e resources. Dr Birender Pal, coordinator of ACLA’s IT cell, spoke about Swayam, Swayam Prabha, ShodhSindhu, Shodhganga, National Digital Library, Diksha app and other government initiatives on digital learning. On the e-Workshop, Dr. Badan Barman, Assistant Professor, Gauhati University threw light on smart tools for teachers with special reference to google classroom. He had also given hands on training on Google Classroom. On 2nd June Diganta Barman, Sr. Technical Director, National Informatics Centre discussed the emerging information and communication technology trends and its threats.
The webinar and e-Workshop had a good interactive session with many queries from the participants. It was attended by—- students and faculty members of different parts of India.
The webinar was co-ordinated by Dr. Dalimi Devi, Librarian of the college.