OER for Empowering Teachers

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Malliga P
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research - Chennai
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Arts and Recreation, Education, Engineering, General, Humanities, Law, Library and Information Science, Open Design School, Science
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20 Hours
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3 Hours
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Yes, after accessing documents, videos, articles, passing all graded assignments, passing all tests.
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This course on OER, Open Educational Resource, is meant to create awareness among teachers to the freely available high-quality online instructional resources. OER are openly licensed online educational materials that offer an extraordinary opportunity for teachers everywhere to share, use, and reuse knowledge. It is a must for teachers to utilize these resources to enhance students learning outcomes, greater flexibility for students in the form of diverse pathways, greater flexibility for teachers to customize instructional materials and lower production costs. Thus, this course aims to promote student-centric pedagogy, and lifelong learning. Activities are included to find and publish openly licensed content for teaching and learning purpose. Total study time anticipated is between 20-30 hours in 4 weeks (including listening to lectures).

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Malliga P

Dr. P. Malliga is working as Associate Professor and Head in charge of Centre for Educational Media and Technology, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Taramani, Chennai. She has got 28 years of experience in Teaching, Research and Development. Her areas of interest in training include Databases, ICT enabled learning and Teaching, Instructional Design, E-learning and Open Education. She has published 20 research papers in refereed National / International journals and Conferences in the area of Computer Science and Engineering, ICT based Education and Training, Educational Technology. She has contributed to leading consultancy projects for producing multimedia instructional materials on Computer Networks; producing 10 CBTs on 10 different subjects of Computer Science; producing studio based video lectures on Computer Science subjects for satellite based education through Gyandarshan. She has authored a self Instructional Material (Course Material) on Instructional Design for E-learning for MCA Distance Mode program for Anna University. She has conducted around 350 courses for Polytechnic and Engineering College teachers in the areas of Computer Science and Educational Technology. She has trained around 400 Overseas Teachers in the areas of Information Technology, Educational Video Production and Educational Media Production for E-learning.


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