A Faculty Development Program was organised on 12th May 2017 by the Spoken Tutorial Project of St Thomas College at the computer lab to enhance the know how of this self learning technology using audio-video tutorial that explains an activity performed on the computer.
The Spoken Tutorial project is the initiative of the ‘Talk to a Teacher’ activity of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (ICT), launched by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India and developed by IIT Bombay.
All the faculty members joined this workshop to understand the usage of these tutorials that support self learning of a particular FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) . In this program LINUX (Ubuntu) and Libre OFFICE (Writer ) was taken as an example. All Departments were benefited by this FWP as the faculty members came to know about the softwares associated with their subjects and how to learn these softwares using Spoken tutorials.
The Principal Dr M.G Roymon , IQAC Coordinater Dr. Vinita Thomas, Shift Incharges Dr. Mariam Jacob and Dr James Mathew also joined the workshop for learning about FOSS.
Mrs Smita Suresh Daniel conducted the program . Mr Santosh Miri,Ms K. Manju ,Ms Preeti Jain and Mr Pushkar assisted the Program.