NPTEL / COURSERA AWARENESS PROGRAMME (Online Mode)
As per the directives received from University of Mumbai, NSS Cell, St. John Technical and Educational Campus – SJCHS ,SJCEM, SJIPR units has decided to organize technical courses awareness session. Keeping this in mind The National Service Scheme Units of St. John Technical and Educational Campus, Palghar organized “ NPTEL – National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning and COURSERA, Swayam Local Chapter online technical courses from 4: 00 pm to 5:00 pm through online mode with active participation of NSS volunteers. The Introductory speech was given by Ms. Diana Fernandes (NSS Volunteers)
St. John Technical Campus, Palghar took an initiative to start technical courses at campus.
Objective of this NPTEL session was To make students aware about high-quality learning material that is available to institutions across the country by exploiting the advances in information and communication.
Objectives of this Coursera session was To make students aware about the different courses available in Coursera and the process of enrolment for the desired course. The students will benefit with multidisciplinary learning and acquire in-depth knowledge about the desired domain.
Mr. Vivian Lobo, (Asst. Prof. Computer Department, St. John College of Engineering and Management, Palghar) spoke about NPTEL courses , Registration process, Scheme for students, Certifications etc and Ms. Nancy Nadar (Asst. Prof. Computer Department, St. John College of Engineering and Management, Palghar gave brief information about Coursera courses including registration process, Certification etc.
Mr. Prashant Kumar Chaturvedi Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) St. John Institute of Pharmacy and Research, Palghar gave brief introduction about SWAYAM-NPTEL Local Chapter and registration process.
The Objective of this session was to Encourage more students to participate in this initiative, setting up SWAYAM-NPTEL chapter in colleges which will give information among the students. And ensure students are active during the course, are submitting their assignments on time and also clarify doubts if they have.
At the end, Question and Answer Session was conducted. Students asked many questions related to NPTEL, Coursera, and Swayam Local chapter. The session was interactive and many doubts were solved by respective resource persons during the awareness session.
Feedback link was sent to students. After this session, vote of thanks speech was given by Ms. Diana Fernandes,(NSS Volunteer, Third year student, Computer Engineering Department).
St. John Technical campus always creates awareness among students about technical courses which will help them to develop their personality and create impact to Nation building.