ICSFIE 2022 ends with panelists praising e-learning for innovation

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Professor Ajit Chaturvedi, Director of IIT Roorkee, who was the keynote speaker, said that e-learning bridges the gap in the education system and brings diversity in education.

For the mega event, the university had collaborated with St. Cloud State University, USA and AIC-JKLU, and the conference received more than 70 research submissions, of which 48 promising works have been presented.

The two-day international conference, ICSFIE 2022, on “Sustainable Future: Innovations in Education”, hosted by JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU), Jaipur ended with over 1,000 viewers and 22 speakers from around the world whole.

For the mega event, the university had collaborated with St Cloud State University, USA and AIC-JKLU, and the conference received more than 70 research submissions, of which 48 promising works were presented.

Prominent speakers from the United States sharing their insights on “Future Trends in Engineering Education” and discussions on how human-centered education and automation are changing the future of education With multiple sessions focusing on the role of ed-tech in education, new and emerging ed-tech startups, education funding models, and more, the conference was packed with relevant information and engaging interactions.

As a follow-up to a pre-conference webinar on “Innovation in School Education”, the conference had a special session where seven selected case studies of school educators were presented again. Panelists from India and abroad presented ideas and debated on how education has changed and will change in the coming future.

Closing day guest of honor Pramath Raj Sinha, Founding Dean, ISB Hyderabad said online and blended education is the way forward and over time, “learning in line” will be replaced by only “learning”. “Right now, e-learning is fundamental. When the printed book was introduced, no one imagined books as a means of education. But, slowly and steadily, printed books began to become mainstream in education. Even when it comes to online education, we hear the same kind of skepticism. Also, college education can be limited in what it can teach and what it can teach. But with e-learning, many innovations can be achieved,” Sinha added.

Professor Ajit Chaturvedi, Director of IIT Roorkee, who was the keynote speaker, said that e-learning bridges the gap in the education system and brings diversity in education. “The kind of respect e-learning has gained over the past few years was completely unthinkable. Before 2020, we always thought yes, this mode is available, and maybe once in a while 10% or can use it; but the kind of influence it has had over the past few years is truly commendable. At the same time, even in this misery, we are able to reach people who could never physically come to campus. So that’s a new door that’s opened. But I believe other doors have opened and I believe that over the past year it’s shown that he can solve the problem. one of the biggest problems for developing countries,” he added.

Sharing what he learned from the two-day conference, Dheeraj Sanghi, Chairman of the Conference Steering Committee and Vice Chancellor of JKLU, said, “So many people have talked about how the internet is changing everything , of how digital technologies will change, even more. in the future and all that. What we need today are ethics, attitude and problem-solving skills. Few people have talked about the liberal arts, which are an important component of education. In the future, it will help you with learning, critical thinking, problem solving, etc.

A Balasubramaniam, Director of the Institute of Design, JKLU, presented the vote of thanks to all panelists, guests, participants and organizers for making the conference a great success. The conference was co-sponsored by ESB, the institution’s Innovation Council and Turnitin and had IIT Roorkee, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Jammu, IIT Bhilai, MNIT Jaipur and Central University of Rajasthan as JKLU’s academic partners.

Caption: ICSFIE 2022 hosted by JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU), Jaipur ended with over 1000 viewers and 22 speakers from all over the world.

Last updated on March 01, 2022

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