Call for revolutionary changes in distance education system
Warangal, March 27 (INN): Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education Chairman P Jayaprakash Rao on Sunday stated that the time has come to introduce revolutionary changes in the distance education to benefit thousands of students.
Addressing the closing ceremony of the 16th annual two-day conference of the Indian Distance Education Association (IDEA-2011) held at Kakatiya University, Prof Jayaprakash Rao stressed on the importance of launching distance education centres in traditional universities.
The theme of the conference was 'Open and Distance Education for the Future-Need for Innovation in Teaching Learning Methodologies and Use of New Technologies.'
IDEA president K Murali Manohar said that various issues related to Open and Distance Learning were discussed in the seminar. The conclusions would be forwarded to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, he revealed.
This was the third time that Kakatiya University organized the conference. Delegates from more than 16 states attended the conference and more than 100 research papers were presented.
News Posted: 27 March, 2011