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MANUU –  NALSAR sign MoU to develop e-content for MOOCs

Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has signed an MoU with NALSAR University of Law today. MANUU’s Instructional Media Centre (IMC) is providing technical support to NALSAR  to produce Audio-Visual content for the MOOC Programme of NALSAR University’s MHRD Project.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice Chancellor, MANUU and Prof. Faizan Mustafa , Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law in the presence of Prof. Rahmatullah , Registrar In charge, MANUU and Prof. V. Balakista Reddy, registrar NALSAR University of Law.

Prof. Faizan Mustafa, speaking after signing the MoU  first time NALSAR is  signing an MoU with multifaculty Indian institution like MANUU. Almost 3000 law teachers have registered for the course on swayam which we are producing and in this whole process IMC- MANUU has done a tremendous job by producing it in record time as most of the production work has already done.

He also expressed the need to create legal awareness among the masses. Manuu may produce legal education videos in Urdu, he suggested. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz described the MoU as a new beginning for MANUU and congratulated team IMC.

He expressed confidence that this step would further the momentum. He praised IMC and assured that University will also produce legal awareness programmes under MANUU Knowledge series. He also expressed satisfaction over the fact that Urdu University has entered into MOOC Programme production, thanks to the state of the art production facility available at IMC and its dedicated staff.

According to the MoU,signed  initially for three years, assigned Law faculty will record the course in Instructional Media Centre and entire audio visual content will be produced in collaboration with IMC MANUU.

Collaboration between the two institutions will help NALSAR University of Law to produce MOOC Course for Law teachers. As part of the Annual Refreshing Programme In Teaching  (ARPIT) 2019, NALSAR University of Law has been identified as National Resource Centre (NRC) by MHRD to produce MOOC programme through SWAYAM Website for the Law teachers across the country.

3000 law teachers have already registerd for the course. Intrestingly, most of the video lessons are already recorded and available on SWAYAM platform.

Registrar Manuu Prof. S. M. Rahmatullah described the MoU as a new beginning for IMC. This e-content will be surely beneficiary for law teachers and general students also. Prof. V. Balakista Reddy, Registrar, NALSAR also adressed. Earlier, Mr. Rizwan Ahamd, Director IMC, briefed about the MoU and thanked the authorities for supporting the media centre.

He further said that IMC has good infrastructure for audio visual production with highly experienced & professionals and  hopeful that in future we will have more such  projects.

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