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Seneca College Canada collaborates with DEI India in Online International Learning Initiative Student Projects

Seneca College Canada collaborates with DEI India in Online International Learning Initiative Student Projects

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Jul 2019, 07:48 pm

Toronto, July 17 (IBNS): A Certificate Ceremony on a Collaborative Online International Learning Initiative Student Projects on “Computer Network Design” & "Web and Video Publishing on the Internet” between Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI), India & Seneca College, Canada, organized by Prashant Srivastava, Director, Seneca  International, was held on July 14 at Seneca College Newnham Campus, Toronto, Ontario.

Located in a serene environment of Dayalbagh, DEI conforms to an excellent academic setting contributing to the strength of the social, moral and spiritual values of the institute's educational system.

EDUSAT (Education Satellite), which is connected to 57 centers in India and is in regular use, is reportedly a network completely an audio-visual medium using multimedia technology wherein teacher-student connectivity is facilitated in distance mode by creating a Teaching End and Classroom End. 

EDUSAT Leased line connectivity has been established from DEI to its centers at Soami Nagar, Delhi and between Rajabori (Hardha District) and between Tirmani at Madhya Pradesh. 

In addition, the establishment of virtual labs facilities through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the National Mission of Education (NME) through Information and communications technology (ICT) facilitates in communication, creation, dissemination, storage, and information management and enhances the connectivity of national knowledge.

DEI has successfully maintained a large repository of recorded video lectures and printed material for various Vocational Certification and Diploma programs. Some of these are also available in local languages like Tamil and Telugu.

Tarachand Satsangi, International Coordinator of DEI Collaboration officially welcomed the audience and said DEI consisted of 6 faculties, 23 departments, 22 undergraduate and 21 postgraduate programs.

DEI also has 9 postgraduate diploma programs, 21 Master of Philosophy programs and 21 Ph.D. programs. 21 diploma programs are also offered by technical colleges.

Satsangi then informed the audience that in a review of 130 Deemed Universities conducted by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, DEI was placed in 8th position among all 130 Deemed Universities with Grade A.

After DEI received the status of a deemed university in 1981 by the University Grants Commission of India it began functioning as the faculty of Arts, Commerce, Education, Engineering and Science from the academic session 1981-82. The Institute has since been accorded the Membership of the Association of Indian Universities.

Professor Saketaram (Sam) Surendra from Seneca College spoke on Seneca India Project Online Collaboration which engages students and faculty from DEI for cross-cultural experiences using various online information and communication technologies.

He said this international collaboration on group project levels is really a win-win situation for both Seneca and DEI students in their curriculum learning projects with most of the course offerings in Seneca have group projects and assignment components.

The presentation of Certificates to Seneca College students was done by both Srivastava and Laurel Schollen, VP, Academic of Seneca College. Schollen then congratulated students of DEI, India and Seneca College, Canada for overcoming challenges in collaboration and their success.

Question and answer session then took place followed by networking. 

(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)

Seneca College Canada collaborates with DEI India in Online International Learning Initiative Student Projects

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