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Academic Facility - Satellite Live Lectures

Anna University Edusat Programme

Organization    :  Anna University, Chennai.

Objective        :  To make an improvement in the quality of instruction,    
                          training and skill development.

Anna University has taken the initiative to use EDUSAT for linking colleges and deliver lectures in selected topics/subjects where there is a shortage in quality of the faculty. This two way interactive teaching has been appreciated and the teaching learning process seems to have gained acceptance by the students.

Indo – US/iitb E – Learning

Organization : Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), IIT– Mumbai &
                     Amrita University.
Objective     :  Establishing an exclusive satellite interactive network and 
                      providing higher level learning in engineering subjects.

Scope of the collaboration: 

           In this land mark agreement IIT – Mumbai and six leading US Universities, including the University of California campuses at Berkeley and San Diego, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio and State University of New York at Buffalo, which are ranked among the best universities of the world, will join with Indian institutions led by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ISRO, and Department of Science and Technology to enhance science and engineering education in India.  Three of the leading technology companies in the world, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Canence, will also be funding this initiative.

            They will depute their eminent faculties to teach full-fledged engineering subjects to engineering colleges and Universities all over India.  These eminent faculties will physically come to India per semester and deliver the lectures live and interactively over special satellite network.