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Spoken Tutorial:Awareness Event and Pilot Workshop

WHAT IS SPOKEN TUTORIAL PROJECT ?                                                                                        The Spoken Tutorial project is the initiative of the ‘Talk to a Teacher’ activity of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (ICT), launched by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India. NIT Calicut is a resource center  for Spoken Tutorial Activities in North Kerala. The Spoken Tutorial project is about teaching and learning a particular FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) like Linux, Scilab, LaTeX, PHP MySQL, Java, C/C++, LibreOffice etc. via an easy Video tool – Spoken Tutorials.

An awareness event & Pilot Workshop was conducted on August,28,2013  10:00 am at National Institute of Technology Calicut by the Spoken tutorial Team. Every one felt the importance and strength of open-source .

An appreciable participation from almost 30 colleges/organisations across Calicut was recorded and the whole team is optimistic for the initiative to work for every enthusiast. acm4acm2acm1




Inauguration of the Chapter


NIT Calicut ACM Student Chapter has started functioning from September 21, 2012. The chapter’s official Inauguration function is to be held on 30th October 2012 at 4pm. The chapter will be officially inaugurated by Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni, Vice Chairman ACM India. Following the inauguration, he will give a talk  on ACM and Benefits of ACM and gave a brief outline on his research work and about Software engineering issues for cloud onboarding of applications.

Update (October 31, 2012)

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Students chapter of NITC was inaugurated on 30th October 2012, by Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni, Vice-President, ACM India. The function was presided over by Dr. S D Madhukumar, HOD, Computer Science and Engineering Department, and was attended by faculties and students across branches. The session was followed by two talksfrom the guest, on “Why ACM?” and “Software Engineering Issues for Cloud Onboarding of Applications” by Dr. Srinivas. During the first part of his talk, he elaborated on the benefits of being ACM members. He motivated the audience to be ACM members and described the countless opportunities ahead. During the latter part, he explained how Cloud Computing technology works, grows and the software engineering issues related to the same. Welcome address was delivered by Mrs. Anu Mary Chacko, Asst. Professor and Nimish Joseph, Secretary, ACM NITC Chapter delivered the Vote of Thanks. Memento was handed over to the guest by the HOD.

Inauguration of NIT Calicut ACM Student Chapter by Srinivas Padmanabhuni Inauguration of NIT Calicut ACM Student Chapter by Srinivas Padmanabhuni (receiving memento from Dr. S D Madhu Kumar)

The student chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery was started in NIT Calicut on September 21st, 2012. NIT Calicut ACM Student chapter works closely with the Computer Science and Engineering Association, NIT Calicut in conducting technical talks, workshops, courses and programming contests. The ACM Chapter along with CSEA aims to promote the interest among students in the various fields in Computer Science and motivate them to attain higher standards in their programming and problem solving skills. Dr. Vineeth Paleri, Professor is the Faculty sponsor of the chapter, and Arunanand TA is the Chairman.