Webinar on Introduction to Artificial Intelligence in future e-learning

Date: 26/10/2021

UGC- Human Resource Development Centre in collaboration with Department of Information Technology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong organised a one-day Webinar on Introduction  to Artificial Intelligence in future e-Learning on 26th October, 2021 in which 53 participants from all over India took part.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. S R Rao, Director I/C, UGC – HRDC, NEHU, Shillong stated that the theme of the programme is made up of two components - Artificial Intelligence and E - Learning, the introductory aspects of artificial intelligence and its impact on the life of the Teachers. He also mentioned the benefits of Artificial Intelligence in many areas of life and in the field of teaching and learning to help in the disseminating of knowledge in a thorough manner.

Prof.  Rao also informed about the various webinars conducted by UGC- HRDC, NEHU on topics like Climate Change, Role of Media in different sphere during the Covid 19, NEP 2020 etc.

Dr K.B. Das, Asst. Professor UGC- HRDC and Convener, stated that online programme plays a crucial role for teachers and that Artificial Intelligence is an effective tool for online learning.

Dr Sufal Das, Department of Information Technology, NEHU, Shillong and coordinator of the programme said that there are certain difficulties in online courses and Artificial Intelligence is one concept in making learning process as more useful and reliable in classroom teaching for both the learner as well as the educator. He also mentioned that Artificial Intelligence is a concept which can be used in different set up to meet the user’s requirement and to make classrooms smarter