Two Day National Webinar on Rural Students And Youth Embracing Digital Medium To Continue Learning During Covid-19


About the Webinar

  • When: 15 & 16 June, 2022
  • Call For Papers
  • Virtual Mode: Microsoft Teams

Registration Fee

  • Students/Research Scholars : Rs. 200
  • Academicians/Delegates from Industry : Rs. 500

Registration Fee includes Publication in Edited Book with ISBN and Hardcopy of the Certificate of Presentation/Participation

In today’s time, education through digital medium has become new normal and is extensively used in urban areas for learning by students and youth. However, in rural areas particularly for underprivileged students continuing education had become a challenge. To address this digital technology was employed for imparting education. Rural communities have not only embraced digital medium but have innovated to make it more relevant. Even the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 focuses on digital learning as a substitute to the traditional classroom model for interaction between teachers and students. While there are numerous benefits of digital education, the barriers are still manifold to make education a complete online phenomenon in rural areas. The present Covid-19 crisis has had a major impact on the digital divide in the country, particularly from the perspective of education with digital access. It has also brought into sharp focus the challenges that exist for digital representation of education in the rural areas of the country. This seminar aims to address the impact of e-Learning in rural areas during COVID-19 Pandemic

In this context, the National Seminar on “Rural Students and Youth Embracing Digital Medium to Continue Learning During Covid-19” focus on the following sub-theme


  • E-learning and its impact on rural areas
  • E-learning initiatives by the government
  • Effects of digital gaps on E-Learning
  • E-Learning services for rural communities
  • E-Learning in Time of covid-19 pandemics: Issues& Challenges
  • Education responses to Covid-19: Embracing digital learning and Online Collaboration
  • E-Learning Vs Traditional Learning
  • Online teaching –learning in higher education during lock down period of Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Online Learning : A Panacea in the Time of Covid -19 Crisis
  • Informal education structures and its students in Lockdown
  • Leadership in e-learning Delivery
  • E-learning Research methods and Approaches
  • Evaluation of e-learning Technologies
  • Ethical issues in e-learning delivery
  • Strategies and challenges in e-learning delivery
  • E-learning curriculum Development issues
  • E-learning pedagogical Strategies
  • Developing e-learning for specific subject Domains
  • Learning management system (LMS)
  • Virtual Learning Environment (VLEs)
  • E-Learning Delivery Issues
  • Innovation in e-Assessment
  • Participation and Motivation in e-learning

The topics considered may include, but are not limited to the above topics.

Guidelines for Paper Presentation & Publication

Those who are interested on the theme of the seminar are invited to send their abstracts and full papers as per the following guidelines and submit within the deadline through

E-mail to

Google form link for abstract submission: Click Here

Google form link for Full paper submission: Click Here

  • All Submissions must be made in MS WORD (2007) format Font Style: Times New Roman, Font Size:12,
  • Line Spacing : 1.5
  • Abstract : 100 to 250 words with Four to Five Keywords
  • Author’s affiliation, Contact address, Designation, Mobile Number and Email ID should be found in First Page
  • The paper should neither exceed 12 pages nor less than 6 pages
  • References in APA style, Plagiarism is strictly denounced
  • Research articles will be accepted only if the level of plagiarism is below 10

Important Dates

  • Last date for Abstract Submission : 31 May 2022
  • Last date for Full Paper Submission : 10 June 2022

Mode of Payments

Bank Transfer: Name of the Account Holder : B. Indira Priyadharshini
Account No : 170101000009575
IFSC No : IOBA0001701
Name of the Branch : NGM College, Extension Branch, Pollachi

  • Google Pay Number : 74024 71598

Organizing Committee

Chief Patron:Dr. B.K. Krishnaraj Vanavarayar
President, Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College

Patron: Dr. R. Muthukumaran
Principal, Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College

Advisor: Dr. P. Bruntha
Associate Professor and Head, PG and Research Department of Commerce

Organising Secretary: Dr.M.V.Sathiyabama
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Commerce (E-Commerce

Seminar Director: Dr.B.Indira Priyadharshini
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce (E-Commerce

Seminar Co-ordinators
Dr. R. Vidwakalyani, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce (E-Commerce)
Dr. T. Kiruthika, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce (E- Commerce)
Ms. M. Ragaprabha, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce (E-Commerce

Technical support: Ms. P. Anu Shruthi, Research Scholar


Dr. M.V. Sathiyabama : 97900 16126
Dr. B. Indira Priyadharshini : 74024 71598

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