A three day of seminar on Media Technology was organized by the Social communication Sector of the Province from 1 – 3 October 2014 at Auxilium Provincial House, Dum Dum. There were 27 participants form different communities of the Province. The animators of the seminar were Sr. Rosy Veliyan, Sr. Stella Potteparambil, Sr. Esther Rani Abraham and Sr. Mini Chettayil.
The Seminar commenced with the welcoming address by Vice Provincial, Rev. Sr. Teresa Adampakallel. She stressed on the importance of Communication and on the use of Technology in today’s world referring to the message of Holy Father Pope Francis on the occasion of the World Communication Day. “The internet is the gift of God and we are to use it in a useful way”.
The resources persons dealt the following topics such as Art of News Reporting by Sr. Stella Potteparambil, Challenges of media in today’s educative scenario by Sr. Esther Rani Abraham, Photography & Power Point Presentation by Sr. Rosy Veliyan and Social Network and use of Publisher by Sr. Mini Chettayil.
At the end of the seminar Sr. Rosina Thomas said, “Sr. Esther Rani Abraham’s talk on the importance of the media and our role as educators to help the youth was very thought provoking. Sr. Rosy made great effort to make us understand the basics of power point presentation and photography. It was very interesting”. Sr. Sabita Nayak added, “After the Media Seminar the light of Media Technology began brightly shining.”
Sr. Restitula Kharpran expressed her joy saying, “All the resource persons were very much to the point. I profited much. They updated us about media to become efficient in our educative mission. It is an encouragement for me to update myself with Media Technology.”
By Sr. Prema Francis