Tuesday, July 27, 2010

University of Kerala enters world of webcasting

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The University of Kerala took another step towards becoming a �fully wired community with the inauguration of its webcasting and videoconferencing facilities here on Tuesday.

The videoconferencing system will allow the Vice-Chancellor to interact live with academics and officials on the Karyavattom campus from his chamber at Palayam. A special room capable of seating up to 20 persons has been readied at the office of the credit and semester system at Karyavattom for this.

The videoconferencing facility was launched by Education Minister M.A. Baby, who addressed a group of professors and university staff at Karyavattom from the VCs chamber.

The facility was an indication that the mother university of Kerala was stepping into a technology-driven era, he said.

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