SONA is using MOODLE for various teaching learning activities like conducting online assessments, enabling content delivery like video lectures etc. Student and faculty members of institution can access the MOODLE services from anywhere in the world or from inside the campus by using the URL: http://22.214.171.124/moodle.
VPL is an extension of MOODLE. This is used by our faculty for conducting programming language lab courses. This facilitates automatically evaluate the students’ programs and grade them.
Lecture Capture system is an automated audio-video recording solution for class room lectures. It provides access to classroom video lectures and activities in online. Students can access the recorded video lectures and other materials from anywhere through laptops, tablets and Android platform by using URL: a.impartus.com.
Lecture Capture System— Better Learning through Recorded class room Video lectures. Students can watch the missed/completed classroom recordings – anytime; anywhere; any place.
Blackboard provides access to learning materials and activities online. Students and faculty members of institution can access the Blackboard services from any location by using a URL: https://sonalearn.org.
All that is needed to access Blackboard from outside the campus is a computer with internet access and trusted certificate installed in it. You can get the trusted certificate from the blackboard administration by submitting a request form.
Experts from industry in various domains help our students by giving guest lectures, workshops and reviewing their project work etc
Faculty members and students are motivated to take up online courses for their subjects from various eminent platforms like NPTEL, Udacity and coursera.
Tutorial classes for all students and special coaching classes for the slow learner students are handled by their classmates who are willing to help them. They act as peer tutors. The peer tutors are assigned for all the courses.
Faculty members follow activity based teaching concepts for programming and problematic subjects. They follow SCRUM, quiz, projects, coding contests and prototyping.
EDUSAT is the first Indian Satellite built exclusively for serving the educational sector. It was launched in September 2004 by the ISRO. The satellite based distance education system enables virtual classrooms at rural and remote locations across the country. Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) has started two-way audio-video communication through EDUSAT network from 5th September 2005. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) set up a nationwide multi-user educational network in its EDUSAT national Ku - band.
It is available on CEC website : www.cec.nic.in . The Centre is actively participating in Satellite Interactive Terminal (SIT) as receiving and teaching end.
A-VIEW is an advanced multi-modal, multi-platform, collaborative e-learning solution which allows an instructor to teach or interact with a large number of learners transcending geographies on a real-time basis through live audio video streaming and synchronized content sharing.
A-VIEW allows the instructor to perform live evaluation of the learners and to get real-time feedback from attendees on the go.
A-VIEW can also act as an online meeting tool that can support online social collaboration and interactions with multiple users from various locations simultaneously.