‘KU radio counseling prog evokes good response’
Srinagar, Aug 6: Curriculum based radio counseling programme to facilitate the students enrolled with the Directorate of distance education Kashmir University for various programmes has evoked good response from the students, a communiqué issued by the varsity said.
The programme produced by DDE in collaboration with EMMRC is broadcast every Saturday at 10.30 PM on Radio Kashmir Srinagar.
“I was hugely benefited by the programme. One just sits at home and listen to the teacher on the topic of choice,” DDE student, Irfan Ahmad said, adding the lectures had been extensive and focused.
“The programme based on various lectures from the KU faculty is aimed to help the students pursuing various course in distance mode of learning,” Distance Education Director, Prof Nilofar Khan said. She said the collection of CD's of the Radio Programme were available in the Audio-Visual Laboratory of the Directorate.
Prof Nilofar said the real success of distance education lies in the fact that we have the liberty to plan our own courses, study at leisure time, proceed at our own pace and convenience, avoid note-taking, manage careers and households along with education, and make the most of the time to scale-up our professional graph. She said the ODL system, therefore, had to work within the parameters of expectations and was contributing substantially to the nation’s endeavors for universalization of education.
Pertinent to mention that University of Kashmir established the Institute of Correspondence Education in the year 1976 which has now grown as Directorate of Distance Education. Through this unit, the university has been able to respond to different learning needs of the students.
“We have used our different means to reach geographically challenging areas such as Leh, Kargil etc., by envisaging a strong network of fully equipped study-cum- information centers at these places,” the communiqué added.
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