G'barga varsity to herald e-learning culture



The potential of the centre has been acknowledged by several institutions with the Centre imparting training to those involved with the initiative. The latest in the series is the decision of the State government to train all the government and government-aided private degree college librarians through the VLRC and Digital Library to upgrade the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills of the librarians.

Gulbarga University librarian and Programme Coordinator Dr R B Gaddagimath, who was the brain behind the virtual learning devices in the university, said that it was a great honour for the Gulbarga University to play a pioneering role in heralding the e-leaning culture in the colleges all over the State. Gaddagimath, who is on the Karnataka Knowledge Commission Sub-Committee on e-learning, said about 400 government and aided private colleges will be benefited by the ambitious training being imparted for the first time in the State.

The training programme for college librarians on ICTs and Information Universe will be held from November 9 to January 10, 2010. The State government has sanctioned Rs 2,100 per person towards the expenses of the training.

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