Aview - Video Conferencing Tool

A-VIEW used for IEEE-T4E 2012 live telecast 18 - 20 June, 2012

A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World), developed by Amrita University, was used to broadcast the live session of IEEE-T4E 2012, the IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education.

Around 150 participants attended the three-day conference (July 18-20, 2012) held at IIIT Hyderabad.

"The conference will provide a forum to bring together educators and technology experts interested in promoting learning and teaching through the use of technology," said spokesperson.

On the occasion, eminent experts in the industry delivered lectures.

Prof. Gautam Biswas talked about Open-Ended Choice-Rich Learning by Teaching Environments to Promote Metacognition in Middle School Science Classrooms. While Prof. Vasudha Kamat drawn light into New Trends in Education for 21st Century. Dr. Shailey Minocha enlightened the audience about How Social Media is transforming learning, teaching and research dialogues. Prof. Gwo-Jen Hwang gave a stimulating talk on Research Issues and Applications of Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning. And, Dr. M. Sasikumar stressed about the importance of Personalised Instruction in e-learning.

Leading institutes such as IT Madras, National Institute of Tech Karnataka, Jan Shiksha Sansthan Bikaner, Lendi College, Sree Venkateshwara College of Engineering, ABR College of Engineering and Technology, Bharath Polytechnic College, Chembur Sarvankash Shikshan, IIT Delhi, IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, Karnataka State Law University, Rural Institute of Social and Economic Empowerment Gandhi Group of Institutions, SRC Hyderabad, State Resource Center Indore and Vignan Pharmacy College attended the conference.