Mangaluru, Nov 22: A workshop titled 'Experiential Learning Through Virtual Labs' wherein various experiments were simulated through virtual labs situated at NITK Surathkal on November 17.
The team members of CSD – centre of system design, NITK Surathkal were the chief guests of the function which was presided over by Dr Shreeprakash, dean, SUCET Mukka. Dr Praveen, chief coordinator, SUCET was also present. Dr Suma, HOD, Mechanical Department and Faculties organized and coordinated the programme.
Virtual Labs project is an initiative of the ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India under the aegis of National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). This project is a consortium activity of twelve participating institutes and IIT Delhi was the coordinating institute. It is a paradigm shift in ICT-based education. For the first time, such an initiative has been taken-up in remote-experimentation. Under Virtual Labs project, over 100 Virtual Labs consisting of approximately 700+ web-enabled experiments were designed for remote-operation and viewing.
At the workshop students were made to trigger various experiments through logging in VLAB website. The whole session was held for a duration of three hours.
The vote of thanks was delivered and mementos were presented to VLAB team as a token of gratitude by Dr Suma, HOD, Mechanical Department.