Published: 25th March 2020
Panjab University issues guidelines for online teaching through Google classroom
They have advised teachers to upload e-lectures (texts/slides/presentations) through Google Classroom and also clear doubts of students
The Panjab University (PU) on Wednesday issued guidelines for online teaching in order to compensate the academic loss of students in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The guidelines were issued by the PU's Dean University of Instruction to faculty for teaching online, said an official release here.
The PU authorities had suspended the classes till March 31 and had asked teachers to work from home.
They have advised teachers to upload e-lectures (texts/slides/presentations) through Google Classroom and also clear doubts of students, the release said.
The faculty has also been asked to share lectures (text/presentations) through e-mail and reply to students' queries through email, WhatsApp or Skype, it said.
The authorities also advised teachers to take help of YouTube for posting lectures or presentations for students and could also reply queries through video conferencing.
It was also suggested for holding interactive talks through Skype or Zoom, the release said.
"Topics can be assigned to students. Each student prepares the topic and shares with the rest of the class and with the teacher through email. Queries of individual students can be answered by the teacher through Skype/email/WhatsApp/video conferencing," it said.
It has also been suggested that the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NAPTEL) platform should be used for engineering courses.