Hyderabad, July 24: Amrita University has won the Best Innovation jury award for its e-learning platform A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) under Higher Education (Open and Distance Learning) category at the World Education Summit – 2011 held recently in New Delhi.
The World Education Summit – 2011 was organized by IGNOU in association with the Centre of Science Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) and Elets Technomedia. The World Education Awards have been instituted with the aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the field of education globally.
A-VIEW, e-learning platform helps teachers collaborate with students from different geographies and this high-bandwidth satellite network has made Amrita University a fully interactive, multimedia-capable, multidisciplinary virtual university. Students from any Amrita campus can attend and interact in lectures and courses at any other campus or country. The aim of the project is to make quality education available to the whole student community with no barriers of distance. Thus Amrita E-Learning Research Lab developed state-of-the-art e-learning software which is totally user-friendly for both teachers and students economically.
Source: Press Release