ICT in Teaching and Learning..

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National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research - Bhopal
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT)


Teaching and Learning 

Hello viewers….. 

NITTTR, Bhopal welcomes you to the course on  “ICT in Teaching and Learning”. 

The Learning Objective of this course on ‘ICT in Teaching and Learning’ is to enable you to integrate ethically appropriate pedagogy of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into Teaching- Learning Process for a given situation.

As you know, in the era of Knowledge-based society, technical education has assumed an indisputable significant role. The new developments in information technologies have opened-up fresh prospective in teaching and learning.  There is now widespread recognition that the way forward is to make greater use of ICT. These ICT enabled methods helps the teachers to offer quality e-content; both - education in classroom situation and to a large number of population in a structured, flexible, interactive, blended and open way.

In this course you will learn four -important aspects concerning use of ICT in teaching and learning. The first & for-most aspect that you will learn is to select an appropriate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Teacher Directed Learning (TDL) and Learner Directed Learning (LDL) situation. You will also learn to justify emerging views and trends of learning process for ICT enable learning. Select appropriate emerging ICT strategy in Teacher and Learner Directed Learning situations. You will learn to summarize the desired change in the roles and functions of e-tutors in using ICT for online teaching and learning. Appraise benefits of ICT for teaching- learning activities and educational management. The Second important aspect that you will learn is–to integrate an appropriate ICT pedagogy into Teaching-Learning Process, such as Open Educational Resources(OER), Video and Interactive video tutorials, Virtual Lab, Virtual Reality, Individualize learning using portable devices, Blended learning and Flipped Learning.  In this course you will explore the use of various open educational resources for teaching-learning and research purposes. Further identify the emerging trends in Learning Management System (LMS) platforms for developing Small Private Open Learning (SPOCs) and Massive Open Online Learning Courses (MOOCs) and integrate them.  The last but not the least important aspect is to- fortify the ethical-intellectual property rights, copyright handling, legal, security and software related issues in using ICT.

This course is aimed at building capacity of aspiring teachers and in-service teachers like you, for transforming the educational culture and teaching-learning system of Institution.  This course is of four (4) weeks duration and is of 2-Credits.  It will require five (5) hours of learning efforts per week.

In this course we will use variety of e-learning components such as learning materials, video tutorials, self-instructional materials such as web resources, research papers & articles etc.  Discussions will be held on different topics through discussion forums. The assessment is integral part of the course to ensure that learning take place. It shall contain self-assessment quizzes, submission type assignments, tests and proctored exam at the end of the course.

We hope by now you appreciate the importance and aspects of information and communication technologies in teaching learning process.

We would like to welcome you to register for this course. We look forward to see you in this course.

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Dr.K James Mathai

Dr. K.James Mathai is currently working as Associate Professor in National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Bhopal. He is having 34 years of experience which includes education, training, research, consultancy and computing activities. He has published 37 research papers in refereed National and International level journals, Conferences and seminar in the area of Computer Applications, ICT based Education and Training, Educational Technology etc. He has contributed to leading consultancy projects for producing multimedia instructional materials, producing studio based video lectures of undergraduate programmes for satellite based education of MP BOJ Open University, Bhopal. He has been involved in establishing and Managing Learning Management Systems (LMS), Webcast Studio, developed ICT-Based Blended/Online Programmes for technical teachers and AVIEW based Distance Learning Programmes (DGET, New Delhi); facilitating training to ITI teachers through webcast lectures. He has also produced three Instructional Video Produced on web based training. Prof. K.James Mathai, have specialization the area of ICT based Education and Training.


Q: Who can enroll for course?
A: Any teacher, aspiring teacher, learner who wish to learn can enroll for this course.<br />

Q: What is the duration of the course?
A: The duration of the course is four weeks.

Q: How much learning efforts are required every week?
A: At least 5 hours per week <br /><br />

Q: What are the technical requirement for taking this course?
A: The participants can complete the course either through computer or smart phone. There is a need for good Internet connectivity.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

Q: Is there any direct contact class for this course?
A: There is no direct contact class and everything is online. You can pose your queries through discussion forum.

Q: What is Peer Learning or Learner- Learner Learning?
A: On discussion forums there is interaction between Instructors – Learner as well as between Learner-Learner. As learners interact among themselves, they share their perspectives of understanding and better understanding and knowledge creation occurs. The learning occurring this way is Peer Learning which occurs through active discussions among learners.<br /><br /><br /><br />

Q: How many types of Interactions occur in MOOC to make it effective?
A: Four Types of Interactions occur namely:<br /><br />Learner- Technology Interaction: In Swayam, learner uses the platform which enables him to watch video, undertake assignments, discuss on forums with instructor and other learners. The technology enables content creator to have video, audio, simulations, e-resources, links. Further due to technology assessment MCQ, Match the following etc. is also possible. For learner the ease of technology and using the technology resources for learning should be the focus. The learner should use the resources optimally to enhance learning.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Learner- Learner Interaction: In Swayam, learner uses the platform which enables him to discuss on forums with other learners, this helps in healthy discussion which is the strength of MOOC. As the learners interact, they are able to enhance learning.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Learner- Instructor Interaction: In Swayam, learner uses the platform which enables him to watch video, undertake assignments, discuss on forums with instructor and other learners.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Various discussion topics in each lessons are incorporated to stimulate discussion and enhance learning. The timely answers from Instructor and intelligent questions from learners enhance the learning experience.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Learner- Content Interaction: In Swayam, learner uses the platform which enables him to watch video, undertake assignments, discuss on forums with instructor and other learners. Swayam through 4 quadrant approach provides e-tutorial, e-content and e-resources which form the content for the course. An active learner can use the content intelligently and optimally to develop better understanding of the course.

Q: How much is the fee for the course?
A: There is no course fee.

Q: Is e-content/learning material downloadable?
A: The learning materials are not downloadable.

Q: Is econtent/learning material downloadable?
A: The learning materials are not downloadable.

Q: Will I receive a certification after completing this course?
A: Yes, there will a certification for participation as well as completion of the course.

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