Impressed with the University endeavour of online classes, grateful parents share their views and suggestions.
Shoolini University switched over to online classes within just a few days of the announcement of lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. There was no disruption in studies and students resumed regular lessons as per a fixed timetable. Impressed with the University endeavour, the grateful parents of students shared their views and suggestions. They were all unanimous that this initiative would go a long way in keeping the students constructively occupied and help save the semester.
Mrs Sonal Gupta, mother of Shriya Mahajan, a student of BBA (FY) expressed her “heartfelt gratitude to the University management for starting online classes for their students without any delay. Classes being conducted by the esteemed faculty members are effective and up to the mark. It does not feel that my daughter is missing out on her formal education,” she added.
Mr Pabitra Kumar Bishoyi, father of Kalpesh, a student of MSc Biotech (second semester), said online classes enabled students to remain in touch with academics. “We also heard about personality development classes and webinars being hosted online. This is an awesome initiative,” he added.
Mr Subho Bhaumik, father of Anukalpa Bhaumik, a student of BSc Physics (second semester), said, “Online classes are a great help in keeping students busy in academics. They will compensate the loss in studies on the campus, so that students do not lose out on anything during the coronavirus outbreak.”
Dr Jagmohan Balokhra, father of Deepak Balokhra (MBA Quad 4), said, “At a time when everything is coming to a standstill, Shoolini University has made education a new thrill. The University faculty knows how to maintain the strength of their bonds with students.”
Mr Ramesh Chander Sharma, father of Shivani Sharma (ME eighth semester) and Aman Dev Sharma (ME fourth semester), said he was very impressed and happy with the University management and faculty for creating academic bonding with students through virtual learning and multi-disciplinary webinars.
Mr Navin Chandra, father of Yash Chandra, a semester 2 student of Journalism and Mass Communication, said he highly appreciated the idea of online classes that were engaging. His son was able to interact with teachers, unlike some other institutions, which merely sent a pre-recorded video of the specific class, he elaborated.
Mr Madan Mohan Shandil, father of Haren Shandil, first year student of Hospitality and Hotel Management, said, “Mujhe khushi hai ki aisi paristhitiyon mein bhi University aur teachers bacchon ke future ke bare mein soch rahe hain. Aur aasha hai ki webinar bhi bacchon ki knowledge badhane mein bahut help karega.” (I am happy to see that the University and its teachers are thinking about the future of students even during these difficult times. The webinars too would greatly help in increasing the knowledge of students.)
“Marvellous job being done by the University. The management should also consider taking exams online, as the current problem is likely to continue for months,” said Mr Shailesh Pathak, father of Shwetamber Pathak, CSE eighth semester.
Mr Sunil Bhalla, whose daughter Samriti Bhalla is pursuing BSc in Yoga and Naturopathy, said Shoolini university was making great efforts by giving live lectures online. “This has enabled students to study well while staying healthy and safe. A big thanks to the teachers who are leaving no stone unturned for the betterment of our children,” he added.
Mr Parvesh Kumar, father of Sheetal, a student of MSc Biotech (fourth semester), appreciated the initiative taken by the University to engage students in studies by using online portals. “We thank Shoolini University for setting up a great example of digital India. Even during this difficult period of lockdown, Shoolini is keeping its students busy through online learning and making them utilise this time in the best possible way.
“Our daughter is in the final year of her degree programme and we were worried about her studies, but now we are reassured about her future,” said Mrs Deepika Abbhi and Mr Vimal Jeet, parents of Vanshika, a student of B Tech Biotech (SRP) eighth semester.
Mrs Leelamma Paul, mother of Caroline Paul, fourth semester student of Pharmacy, appreciated the efforts of the University in starting online education. She said apart from a few technical glitches, the virtual classrooms were running smoothly.
Mrs Shivani Gupta, mother of Mansi Gupta, a fourth semester student of Journalism and Mass Communication, said, “We are happy to see our child carrying forward her studies through these online classes and gaining additional knowledge through the Guru Series as well. The initiative of starting online classes not only keeps her busy but has also reassured all parents that studies would not be affected under any circumstances.”
Mr Rajesh Kumar Joshi, father of Charul Joshi, a student of BSc (H) Physics second semester, said, “We chose Shoolini University for higher studies of my daughter because this University has made a name for itself in a short span of time. The introduction of online classes during coronavirus outbreak is a momentous step taken by the University management.