Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
Nov, 30 2016

​IIT Hyderabad's Professor's take on 'Digitisation Replacing Teachers'

P.J.Narayanan, Director, IIT Hyderabad, said, "I would not want to get into a plane by somebody who has only learnt through online courses."

Everything in the present world is turning into digital. From making things to teaching students, the world is getting digitised, everything is done by the electronic wires.

On the second session during the Excellence in Education conclave held in Hyderabad, entailed discussions on real world instances where learning aided by digital technology was making a difference.

Bhanu Potta, Founding Partner, XingerLABS, said, "A non-profit is reaching out to parents to convince them to narrate a story or two to their children. This is aiding their vocabulary and helping at school."

The discussion hinged for a good part on whether digital learning material and tools could replace a teacher.

P.J.Narayanan, Director, IIT Hyderabad, said, "I would not want to get into a plane by somebody who has only learnt through online courses."

He said digital learning material can help, but a teacher should facilitate learning. He also stressed that there was no replacement to student motivation to learn.

Srinivas Kollipara, Founder and COO, T-Hub, said children of the present day were digital natives while those of previous generations were digital immigration while also stating that it was essential to realise that fast-paced changes in technology have to be tapped by the education sector. The discussion was moderated by Ramesh Loganathan, vice-president and centre head, Progress Software.

Comment
image
Related opportunities
  • Others Food Service
    About Us: World of Tortilla's is an established Mexican chain with..
    Locations looking for expansion New delhi
    Establishment year 2015
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required -NA-
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater New delhi New delhi
  • Juices / Smoothies / Dairy parlors
    About Us: Crazy Crush is the fastest growing Juice Bar Brand..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 50
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater New delhi Delhi
  • About Us: Join hands with SmartSchool-Junior and be a part of..
    Locations looking for expansion New Delhi
    Establishment year 2011
    Franchising Launch Date 2014
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 1500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Central Delhi New Delhi
  • About Us: Welcome to the world of premium modular kitchens, crafted..
    Locations looking for expansion Maharashtra
    Establishment year 2007
    Franchising Launch Date 2008
    Investment size Rs. 30lac - 50lac
    Space required 900
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater pune Maharashtra
Insta-Subscribe to
Entrepreneur
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities