The Department of Mass Communication, Journalism and Media Studies of Cotton University has successfully moved to digital learning resources by using Google Classes and Google Hangout; as the entire country goes into 21 days lockdown in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
Assistant Professor Dr. Sayanika Dutta said “Since the department has both undergraduate and postgraduate batches, we are following a heutagogical approach to teaching-learning for postgraduate students. Through Google Classroom, we are providing resources and reading materials subject-wise with interesting online assignments and quizzes that would keep a student engaged for three to four hours a day,” talking to media persons.“For undergraduate students, recorded video and audio lectures at home have been interspersed with text slides to make the content interesting and easy to comprehend. Despite the lockdown, we are regularly in touch with our students,” she further added.
Online quizzes and assessments are also added to test students’ comprehension and understanding of topics.
Source: Assam Tribune