A two-day national virtual conference on “Transforming of Technology in Higher Education” was organised by College of Management (COM), SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur along with Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur and Central University of Jharkahand.
Dr. V.M Ponniah was the convener of this virtual conference. Dr. S.K. Manivannan and Dr. Poonguzhali faculty members, COM acted as deputy conveners. The Vice Chancellors of these three Universities delivered the conference inaugural address.
VC (Interim) of SRMIST, Dr. C Muthamizhchelvan, in his presidential address said that change is inevitable. “Teachers must equip themselves to impart education through state-of-the-art online technologies.”
He suggested the teaching community to use virtual, augmented reality and Data driven Decision making to teach Engineering and Medical students. He also suggested that all the faculty members should take up online courses so that they know about the latest trends in online education.
About 80 papers were presented on the occasion. Prof. T. Ramachandran, Prof. Shenbagaraman, Prof. Senthil Kumar, Prof. R. Krishnanraj , Dr. Arivalagan of SRMIST acted as chair-personal for the technical sessions in this conference. Dr. Gajendran, Dr. P. Saravanan, Dr. J. Dinesh, Dr. Senthil Nathan, Dr. TS Edwin were the coordinators for the technical sessions.
The conference helped teachers across the country to keep in tune with latest technologies in Online Education.