Amrita University has developed an easy-to-use online tool, which proved as a helpful platform for E-Learning in CBSE schools and other educational institutions. The tool termed as “A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World)” is developed under the supervision of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and is funded by Ministry of HRD.
The A-VIEW is created especially for E-Learning through interactive video conferencing, transfer and sharing of information and content as well as assessing materials in online teaching methodology and training. The A-VIEW tool at present is installed and run successfully in more than 3500 colleges and 450 universities, spread across the nation.
The tool was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development Dr. Pallam Raju, where the demonstration of the tool was also held. At the event held in Andhra Pradesh, Mr R Bhattacharya, Secretary to the Department of Schools under the Ministry of HRD, also spoke about the need for uplifting education quality.
Vineet Joshi, Chairman for CBSE Schools explained the uses of tool in teacher training, he added that teachers can also clarify any doubts after finishing their training by consulting any of the Centre of Excellence for Teachers Training (COEFT) centre, using this online tool.
Joshi described that online training using A-VIEW for a particular subject or course will be provided by one expert teacher from the Center of Excellence, to a large number of teachers present in various other centers and schools. Every course will be recorded and teachers can also clarify their doubts during the online training.
Principal of Meridian Group of Schools, Ms D Usha Reddy and Director of Center of Assesment and Evaluation and Research, Ms Sarita Manuja were the first expert trainers to train using A-VIEW tool.