Jadavpur College begins digital courses for arts, science college students

KOLKATA: Amid the pandemic scenario, Jadavpur College on Monday began holding arts and science courses of the earlier semester, which needed to be suspended on account of lockdown in March, a college official stated. Within the courses held just about, downloadable tender copies of notes and audio and video clips of lectures are uploaded to the college web site, and college students have to log in to their respective courses to get entry to the research supplies, the official informed .

These not having web connectivity or sensible telephones will have the ability to entry the supplies from a pal who has an acceptable gadget, or a cyber cafe.

The audio and video clips will also be shared between buddies through blue tooth which is offered in nearly all varieties of telephones, he stated.
These having web connectivity may get the supplies through e mail and WhatsAapp and the school involved may be contacted immediately, the official stated.

“The identical process can be used for the primary semester courses to start in September. We don’t need to delay the tutorial calendar anymore,” he stated.

When contacted, JU Vice-Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das stated, “We’re guaranteeing there isn’t any digital divide amongst college students.”

There can’t be an alternative choice to attending courses within the campus, he stated.

“We’ve no different different however to make the most effective association which may be of assist to each scholar,” Das stated.

The VC stated that the college authorities and college students unions individually performed surveys to establish the variety of college students who don’t have telephones with web connectivity.

“We’ve requested chambers (of commerce and business), alumni, lecturers and even people exterior the college to assist in making a corpus fund for giving android telephones and excessive information pack to these college students who haven’t got such telephones and web connectivity. Many individuals have already contributed,” he stated.

Efforts are on to supply such telephones and information pack to these college students as quickly as potential, he stated.

Earlier semester courses for engineering stream will begin quickly, the official stated.

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