Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore was chosen as one of the remote centers for hosting a workshop on Computer Networking, under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Government of India), from June 30- July 5, 2014. The initiative was taken up by IIT Bombay to work with engineering colleges in the country to enhance the teaching skills of faculty members in core engineering and science subjects.
The workshop lectures were delivered by Prof. Kameswari Chebrolum, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay and they were transmitted in distance education mode using AVIEW technology through internet. Faculty members attended live lectures, tutorials and lab sessions and were immensely benefited by them.
The workshop provided training to participants on teaching pedagogy to make extensive use of Technology, and covered topics such as Introduction to Computer Networks, History and Layering, Physical Layer: Theory, Encoding Techniques, Link Layer: Framing, Error Detection and Recovery, Reliability, Multiple Access, Ethernet, Token Ring, Switching, Network Layer: Addressing, Routing, IP, Transport Layer: Reliability and Congestion Control and Application Layer: DNS, Web/HTTP, Email, FTP, Peer-to-peer Systems.
The workshop was coordinated by Rajesh M. Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru.