Research and Media Support Service
The Research and Media Support Service wing has been established with a twofold objective to facilitate in house research Distance Education as well as supplement the distance learners with multi-media facilities.
The primary function of the Research Support Service is to provide financial assistance and extend possible support to the proposed and ongoing research projects related to Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University. This may include providing information about the various events organized by the Directorate, assisting in administrative works, support with ICT tools etc. Four minor research projects entitled Revision of SLM, are going on under the supervision of Prof. K.D. Hazarika (Assamese), Prof. A. Konwar (Assamese), Dr. D. Chakraborty (Economics) and Prof. A.B. Rajkonwar (Commerce).
Media Support Service provides supplementary support to the Distance Learners by the means of
- Radio Programmes : On every Thursday at 8pm from All India Radio, Dibrugarh Centre, (M/W- 521.1)
- MuJti-media CDs : The Directorate has decided to provide its learners with course related Video CDs, which may give a good support to the learning process of the learners.
- Bulk SMS: The Bulk SMS to the learners providing information regarding Counselling programmes, Personal Contact programmes, Assignments, Date and Results of Examination, other Administrative and Examination related information and so on.
- Updating all the necessary information in the website.
The Directorate, in addition to its ongoing endeavors is going to implement ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) through the Media Support Service in the maximum possible way to make Distance Learning effective and enjoyable.