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National webinar at Commerce College

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 17 - A national webinar on the theme �Use of technology in imparting lessons, designing curriculum and assessment� was organised by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Gauhati Commerce College (GCC) recently in association with the departments of accountancy, English and economics as part of the series �Capacity building initiatives� of the cell.

Assistant Professor Purabi Bharali of the college initiated the webinar by outlining its purpose. Dr Homeswar Kalita, Principal GCC, gave the welcome speech.

Inaugurating the webinar, Commissioner and Secretary Higher Education, Preetom Saikia dwelt on the increasing relevance of technology and the appropriate choice of the webinar�s theme in the given scenario.

Invited speaker Dr Khanindra Pathak, Dean (Infrastructure) of IIT Kharagpur, touched upon various pertinent issues ranging from varied online techniques available, which can be successfully applied in imparting classes, to the importance of training in the usage of these applications. His personal experiences regarding the use of various online tools were amply referred to as examples in his slides.

An interesting interactive session followed the technical session, which was conducted by Dr Jugal Kishore Barman. The webinar concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr Jonalee Bordoloi.

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