Research reinforces Teaching

Research is the only possible way to reinforce the teaching system, all teaching community should inculcate the habit of research in modern times, GITAM University Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. Subramanyam has said.

Participating in the Teachers’ Day celebrations organized by Institute of Management at GITAM University on Sunday, he noted that the role of teachers had changed and continued to change from being an instructor to becoming a constructor, facilitator, coach, and creator of learning environments.

Teachers needed new pedagogical skills to take full advantage of the potential of technology to enhance student learning, he said and announced that GITAM University was planning to implement the virtual classrooms and e-learning facilities to regular and distance mode students.

He said that using 1GB internet connectivity the University is planning to show the guest lectures to all the students of Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad campus on live.

Pro Vice-Chancellor D. Harinarayana stressed the need of values in teaching. He advised that teachers should up-to-date as far as educational technology is concerned.

He said that teachers will play a key role to train the useful and valuable human resources to the county.

Institute of Science Principal N. Laxmana Das, Institute of Technology Principal D. Prasada Rao, Institute of Management Principal K.Sivarama Krishna, Institute of Pharmacy Principal P. Suresh and former Registrar P.M. Vali and others attended.

As a part of the celebrations, the university felicitated best teacher awardees N. Srinivas, N. Sarath Chandra Babu and K.V. Ramesh.

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