CHALLENGES IN ONLINE EDUCATION: A VIABLE DISTANCE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT 🗓

Sponsor: Coastal Los Angeles Section Affinity Group, Life Members
Speaker: Dr. Gurdeep S. Hura
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Meeting Date: May 15, 2021
Time: 10 AM
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Summary:
With COVID19, online education has expanded to become an essential tool for teaching students from kindergarten to college. There are many benefits to online education for students and teachers, but at the same time, there are many unique challenges that provide opportunities for making online education more attractive and effective. In this talk, we will discuss all aspects online education, including techniques for making online learning effective and fun.

Bio: Dr. Gurdeep S. Hura received his B. E. from Jabalpur University (India) in 1972, M. E. from University of Roorkee (India) in 1975 and Ph.D. from University of Roorkee (India) in 1984, respectively.

He was on the faculty of REC, Kurukshetra (India) from 1975-1984, a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada during 1984-1985, faculty in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio (USA) from 1984-1993, faculty and visiting research fellow in the School of Applied Science, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 1993-1998, Director and coordinator of Department of Computer Science, University of Idaho, Idaho Falls from 1998-2005, Professor and Chair Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Montgomery, West Virginia from Jan 2005-July, 2006, Professor and Chair of Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore from July 2006-Sept 2011 and a Professor in the same department since Oct 2011. He was awarded excellence teaching award in 1991 and 2001 and excellence in advising in 2003. He is an author/co-author of over hundred technical papers, which were published in International IEEE journals and refereed conferences. He guest edited three special issues on “Petri nets and related graph models: Past, Present and Future”, 1991, “The Practice of Performance modeling and reliability analysis”, 1996, and “Internet: The state of the art”, Computer Communication (Elsevier, UK), 1998.

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