“Communication Technologies For Education” A MOOC Offered by University of Mumbai, Institute of Distance and Online Learning

During the time of Covid-19 pandemic we need to turn the challenges as opportunities through the use of Communication Technologies in Education. This course in its 5th cycle has attracted more than 15,000 learners so far and has been used by the students of B.Ed./M.Ed./ MA Education and anyone who evinced interest in the subject. This course begins with the … Read More

Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia and Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Malaysia to Hold e-Plenary Webinar Series

Greetings from Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Malaysia and Universitas Terbuka Indonesia This e-Plenary Series 2020 is OPEN To ALL! It is a FREE webinar with e-Certificate will be awarded to all participants. We would like to inform you about our upcoming e-Plenary SERIES with the details below: – Session 1 (11 August 2020)LESSONS FROM A PANDEMIC ACCELERATING EDUCATION 5.0 … Read More

International Virtual Conference “Digitalization and Cyber Security” by the Virtual University of Pakistan

Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP) is organizing International Virtual Conference “Digitalization and Cyber Security” on August 10, 11 and 12, 2020 through Zoom. VU is Pakistan’s first University based completely on modern Information and Communication Technologies which was established by the Government to provide extremely affordable world class education. We would like to invite and welcome you to the Event … Read More

Republic of Indonesia Vice President Appreciates UT as Distance Education Pioneer

For the first time in the 36-year course of history of the Indonesian Open University or Universitas Terbuka (UT), the graduation ceremony was performed in the internet online, on Tuesday (21/7/2020). The graduating students followed the graduation ceremony by Zoom application for those who were both at home in Indonesia or abroad, such as in Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, … Read More

24th IDEA-IDOL-CEMCA National Conference on Online and Distance Learning (ODL)

A two day 24th IDEA National Conference on Emerging Perspectives of Open and Distance Learning was organised by the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), University of Mumbai in association with Indian Distance Education Association (IDEA) & Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) on July 17th – 18th, 2020. This conference was organised to bring together different institutions … Read More

Department of Molecular Biology at the Virtual University of Pakistan Publishes Research Paper Regarding Pakistan’s Preparedness for COVID-19

A team from the Department of Molecular Biology, Virtual University of Pakistan, carried out a collaborative questionnaire-based survey regarding the preparedness of Pakistani citizens for the COVID-19 pandemic. The study highlighted general awareness among masses about the corona outbreak and analyzed the precautionary measures taken at individual and organizational level to combat it. A paper titled “Is Pakistan Prepared for … Read More

Faculty of Science and Technology at Virtual University Pakistan Organised an Online Conference on Future Trends in E-Learning and Collaborative Working

An online conference titled “International Online Conference on Future Trends in E-Learning and Collaborative Working” was arranged by the faculty of Science and Technology, Virtual University of Pakistan on June 16-17, 2020. This remarkable conference which continued for two days consisted of eight sessions in total, four of which were plenary sessions and four were scientific sessions. The main theme … Read More

Department of Social Sciences and Humanities of Virtual University of Pakistan Organised a Webinar on “COVID-19: Challenges & Opportunities in Social Context”

Department of Social Sciences and Humanities of Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP) arranged a webinar on “COVID-19: Challenges & Opportunities in Social Context” on Zoom at 11:00 am on 23rd June, 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to enlighten VUP colleagues regarding the expected challenges and opportunities of COVID-19 from the platform of Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, … Read More

Journal of Distance Education and Research by the Virtual University of Pakistan Publishes Vol III

Virtual University of Pakistan launched the online Journal of Distance Education and Research (JDER) in 2016 to provide an opportunity for researchers to dissimilate their valuable research work via this noteworthy Journal. Journal of Distance Education and Research (JDER) has published its Vol III in May 2020 by providing remarkable research articles. For wider multimode dissemination, its print version is … Read More

Directorate of Quality Enhancement (DQE) Organises Workshop on Quality Assurance in E-Learning with Collaboration of Commonwealth of Learning, Canada

Directorate of Quality Enhancement (DQE) Virtual University of Pakistan in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada organized a 2-days workshop on Quality Assurance in E-Learning on June 12 &13, 2020. The purpose of this workshop was to plug the gaps between policymakers (HEC) and implementers (Universities). The workshop provided the forum to all the participants from Quality Enhancement Cells … Read More