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Australian National University Offers Sanskrit Course in Electronic Text Book

New technology is breathing life into Sanskrti, one of the world’s oldest languages, with the publication of a Sanskrit electronic textbook by the Australian National University. The e–Text is titled ‘Joy of Sanskrit’ operates across both Apple and Android platforms on mobile phones, tablets and other devices.
Australian National University reports

The e-text was developed by Grazia Scotellaro in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s Digital Learning Project and Sanskrit lecturer Dr McComas Taylor. 
Scotellaro says the e-text gives students unprecedented access to their teachers.
“I call the e-text ‘professor in my pocket’ – the idea being that students have access to their professor all the time,” she says.
“One of the biggest problems with online and digital learning is the anonymity of learning – you don’t see the person who is teaching you. But, with this you see your teacher every day. 
“The students also have access to the materials that they need to learn anytime they want.”