The two-day national conference was organized in collaboration with Mizoram University Dept of Mass Communication and ADBU Departments of Educational Leadership and Mass Communication on 2nd and 3rd November, 2015.
The conference theme was ‘Quality Configuration for Media Education in India.’
“The prime point of the day is to refine the media education to meet the ever-changing demands of the profession by making it relevant and industry-oriented,” says Chairman of the conference Dr. K. V. Nagaraj, Professor at Mizoram University and Former Pro Vice-Chancellor of Assam University Silchar.
Convener of the conference and Head, ADBU.
Dept of Educational Leadership Dr Paul Pudussery explained, “Given the status and standard of media education in the country, despite an enormous increase in institutions of media education, time has come for media professionals and academia to redesign, revamp and refurbish the portfolio, by altering the system protocol, for a meaningful future.”
Among some 180 participants at the conference included delegations from Mizoram University (33), University of Madras (39), Rajiv Gandhi University Itanagar (6) and scholars from around the country.
The conference consisted of inaugural session followed by 3 plenary sessions and 7 technical sessions.