A-VIEW wins Educational Excellence Award 09 September, 2012
Amrita E-Learning Research Lab, a division of Amrita University, won the award for Educational Excellence in the field of Educational Technology at the Indo-Global Educational Summit and Expo - 2012 held at Taj Krishna and Taj Deccan, Hyderabad on 9th September 2012. The summit was organised by 'The Indus Foundation INC', USA and was supported by Ministry of HRD, Government of India and Government of Andhra Pradesh. The summit had representatives of educational institutes from over 40 countries.
The award was presented by the Honourable Judge of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Justice Shri Narasimha Reddy at the valedictory function on 9th September 2012. Prof.Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor of the Hyderabad University was the Chief guest of honour for the function.
The award was given in recognition of Amrita's effort in developing A-VIEW, the e-learning platform that is used in addressing the challenge of shortage of experienced teachers in the higher education sector in India.
The Indo-Global Educational summit had a total of 18 panel discussions in addition to several one-on-one meeting sessions between representatives from international universities and Indian institutions. Foreign delegates are expected to visit Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore on Thursday.