Pune, India (PressExposure) August 08, 2014 -- A unique program that combines cloud-based technology from inpods and best-of-class engineering and management content from Vishwakarma Publications was launched in Pune, designed to deliver the best benefits to students, faculty and institutes.
A gathering of professors from various institutes of higher learning in Pune was addressed at the launch by Bharat Agarwal, the Executive Director of Vishwakarma Institutes, Dr. Krishna Vedula, co-founder and executive director of the Indo-US Collaboration in Engineering Education, and Prof. Hemant Keshav Abhyankar, Vice President of Vishwakarma Institutes. While Bharat Agarwal welcomed the impact of technology on the teaching-learning process, Dr. Krishna Vedula emphasized the opportunities for sharing of knowledge across boundaries with the arrival of cloud-computing and the internet. He spoke of the rich content available on open-source platforms, and asked educators to upload their own content which would find a willing audience in some other part of the world. Prof. Abhyankar was concerned about the gap between India and the developed world in many essential matters, but endorsed the role of technology in closing the gaps.
The VP Continuous Assessment Platform product was later demonstrated by M.V. Kalidas, Vice President Marketing, and Ajay Bhagwat, Vice President, Engineering from Inpods. Some features of the product are ease of use, social learning, adaptive learning environment, V P continuous assessment platform, improved teaching, reliable infrastructure, technical support, powerful analytics, any time - any place amongst many other. V P Continuous Assessment Platform provides a self-paced adaptive learning environment.
VP Continuous Assessment Platform supports a wide variety of assessment for a thorough understanding of a student's strengths and weakness. In addition to automated assessment, it allows teacher assessment of descriptive responses. It support peer grading based on class policies. This technology allows teachers to quickly identify a specific topic that affects the class or a particular student the most.
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