Prof. Renu Nanda delivers extension lecture at CUK | KNO

Prof. Renu Nanda delivers extension lecture at CUK | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Ganderbal, May 17 (KNO) : Prof. Renu Nanda, Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Jammu delivered an Extension Lecture on, “Relevance of Technology in Higher Education” in the Department of Education, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) at varsity’s Green Campus here on Thursday. Faculty members, research scholars and students attended the lecture. Prof. Renu Nanda discussed areas of higher education on which institutions are now rated nationally and globally. She as per a statement issued to KNO said that in an ever-evolving professional discipline, teachers in higher education are facing different challenges. “Teachers have to adopt new techniques through which students can learn,” she said. “Understanding what these changes signify to the bigger portrait can help provide the basis for planned expansion at any institution of higher learning.” Speaking on the occasion, Prof. N. A. Nadeem, former Dean, School of Education (SoE), CUK said that in modern world, technology and digital culture are significant to students’ educational experiences and higher education institutions are using the physical campus footprints to slot in technology that adapts to learning needs. Prof. Nighat Basu while welcoming the speaker said that trends in university include fostering teamwork and innovative ideas, furnishing learning spaces as smart environments with cutting-edge technology and finding creative ways to repurpose the unused campus space through partnerships. Dr. Syed Zahoor A. Geelani, Dean and Head, SoE stated that, online technologies in education such as collaborative multimedia teaching are now common in the traditional classroom as well. Dr. Mohammad Sayid Bhat, Coordinator, remarked that today’s students expect to be submerged and connected in their academic experience, with technology serving as a medium for personalized searching and breakthrough. S. Arokia Marry, Assistant Professor, proposed the vote of thanks proposed.(KNO)