The University of Delhi will offer a 100-hour certificate course in English language proficiency at more centres and colleges after a pilot run.
Offered at the basic and intermediate levels, the course will run from mid-August to December 2009, two hours a day, three days a week, except in special cases, with a total of 100 hours including testing.
The course is open only to DU students enrolled in undergraduate, PG or research programmes, including certificate courses and courses at the Campus of Open Learning. DU’s Institute of Lifelong Learning (ILLL) launched the course to enable students to use English in a wide variety of contexts relevant to work, study and social activities. The course fee is Rs 2,500.
The proposed centres are:
Acharya Narendra Dev College, Kalkaji; BR Ambedkar College, Yamuna Vihar; Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, Dwarka; Central Institute of Education, North Campus; College of Vocational Studies, Sheikh Sarai; Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Netaji Nagar; Dyal Singh College, Lodi Road; Institute of Home Economics, Hauz Khas Enclave; Indraprastha College for Women, Sham Nath Marg; Janki Devi Memorial College, Rajinder Nagar; Kirori Mal College, North Campus; Maharaja Agrasen College, Mayur Vihar; Mata Sundri College, Near ITO; Ram Lal Anand College (Evening), South Campus; Satyawati College (Evening), Ashok Vihar; Campus of Open Learning, Keshav Puram; Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (Evening), Sheikh Sarai; Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, Pitampura; Shri Ram College of Commerce, North Campus.
IGNOU to co-host
Prof.V Rajasekharan Pillai, VC, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has called upon all distance learners’ community and institutions, namely, State Open Universities and Distance Education Institutions to come forward and contribute on the theme of the forthcoming International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) .
IGNOU has agreed to be the partner with event organiser TERI and co-host the ICDL and organise its event, ‘Tutorials & Workshop’.
The international meet is being organised during February 23-26 next year. The theme of the conference is ‘Shaping the Information Paradigm’.