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Talk on A-VIEW Scalability at IIRS Dehradun

18thFebruary,2016

IIRS organized User Interaction Meet (IUIM) with focus on Capacity Building and its Role in Governance on February 18, 2016 at Dehradun. The IUIM 2016 offered a geospatial community platform to communicate and share their capacity building & recent advances in geospatial technologies.

This forum also receives the feedback on training & education programmes conducted by IIRS, including outreach programme, which will help in designing future courses in new areas relevant to the user community.

Prof. Kamal Bijlani, Director, Amrita E-Learning Research Lab represented Amrita University in IUIM 2016 and delivered a keynote talk on “A-VIEW Scalability” for online distance education. ISRO initiated Distance Learning Program (live & interactive sessions) in 2007 with 12 universities, which now stand at 303 institutions with participation of over 24,800 students and professionals.

Taking a step further, they have also initiated e-learning program in August 2014 and started using A-VIEW video conferencing software developed by Amrita University for conducting live & interactive online sessions by experts.