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Name of the Center

Educational Multimedia Research Cen​tre

Name of the Director

Prof. H. Rajshekhar

Date of Inception

1996

Address

Educational Multimedia Research Center,

Manasagangotri, University of Mysore,

Mysore -570006

Telephone No

0821 -2419366, 2419562, 09448754039

Telefax No

0821- 2419366

E-Mail Address

director@emmrc.uni-mysore.ac.in  

rajashekarh1@yahoo.co.in​

Website Address

under construction

Number of  Positions sanctioned

25

Number of  Positions filled

20

Description of the Center

The Educational Multimedia Research Centre was established in 1996 as Audio Visual Research Centre at the University of Mysore.   The name of AVRC has been changed to EMMRC in the month of August 2004.  At Present the center is addressed as EMRC. It is the only institution of its kind to be established by the University Grants Commission in the entire State of Karnataka.

 

Presently the Center has established a Virtual Education Studio to facilitate conducting interactive classes to the students off campus centers. This center was inaugurated by Dr. Jabbar Patel Chairman, Governing Body, CEC, Dr. Tilak R Kem Director CEC, Dr. Dev Swarup, Joint Secretary, UGC Prof. V G Talawar, Vice Chancellor, UoM, Dr P.S Naik, Registrar, UoM during the CEC Video Competition award Ceremony held in Mysore.

         

With this unbeaten record EMRC is marching further in the field of communication by making all our programmes available to the students on the World Wide Web also.

Our purpose is to make our viewers to believe the four functions of Television – Education, Instruction, Entertainment and Empowerment.

 The EMRC, University of Mysore is currently involved in producing e-content for the following subjects at UG level:

  1. Geography
  2. Statistics      
  3. Sericulture
  4. Tourism
  5. Food Technology
  6. Vocational courses (20 subjects)

Any additional achievement of the Centre

  1. Estimating Predator and Prey Populations - Won National award for Script in the UGC-CEC Educational video competition 1996.
  2. Estimating Predator and Prey Populations - Won National award for Film in the UGC-CEC Educational video competition 1996.
  3. Ice on the Moon – Declared best programme of the month by CEC.
  4. Ice on the Moon - Given citation in the 11th UGC-CEC educational video competition award 1998 in “best anchoring” category.
  5. Plastination – the Art of Immortalizing – won National award under best educational programme for teachers in the 11th UGC-CEC educational video competition award 1998.
  6. Kodavas the Highlanders – Won National award under best educational programme for adults category in the 13th UGC-CEC educational video competition award 2000.
  7. Symphony in Soap Stone: Hoysala temples in Karnataka: Keshava temples at Somanathpura – Sculptures – Given citation in the 13th UGC-CEC educational award 2000 in social sciences category.
  1. A writer and her work – Shashi Deshpande – Given citation in the 14th UGC-CEC educational video competition 2002.
  2. Understanding Limnology – bagged best film award organized by “Kannur Film Fest – 2011”.
  3. Prof. A. Balasubramanian, Director of EMRC is the recipient of Vikram Sarabhai Award for Life Time Achievement in Educational Communication, 2008 (given by CEC-UGC)
  4. The video Competition Award Ceremony of CEC was held during September 2011, in the University of Mysore under the aegis of CEC.
  5.  Two short term workshops were       conducted by the EMRC for teachers of      Geography, Statistics, Tourism, Food      Technology and Sericulture subjects for      preparation of e-contents in those Subjects
    

Name of the Host University

Manasagangotri, University of Mysore,

Vice Chancellor of the Host University

Prof . V . G Talawar

Address and the Telephone Number of the Host University

Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore Vishwavidyalaya Karyasoudha, Crawford Hall, Mysore-570006                                                    

Ph: 0821-2419361

Website and E- Mail of Host University

 http://www.uni-mysore.ac.in (Website)

 vc@uni-mysore.ac.in  (E-Mail -Vice Chancellor)

 registrar@uni-mysore.ac.in (E- Mail -Registrar)


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