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Swayam Central

Communication Technologies in Education

By Dr.Dhaneswar Harichandan   |   University of Mumbai
Given the tremendous response over the years when this course was launched in November 2017,August 2018 and January 2019 and 2020 with more than 14,000 learners, we are going to rerun this course in July 2020 during the time of Covid-19 pandemic. 

This course on COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION has been designed as per the Model Curriculum Framework of UGC for learning at UG/PG Level. However B.Ed. /M.Ed. /M.A. Education students and teachers are also encouraged to enroll for the course.

The entire course shall be delivered in 15 weeks. It will have e-texts, self-learning video of at least 20 minutes duration in each module, self-assessment questions and list of texts with web references for further reading.

In the 8th week there will be Assignments consisting of 30 MCQs and at the end of the course a Proctored exam of 100 MCQs which will be converted to 70. A team of PI, Content writers and Teacher Assistants will always be there with you to support for any problem that you may face during your course of study.

You can post your queries on DISCUSSION FORUM or through e-mail. You may also provide feedback which will help us in revising the course from time to time and enhance the quality.

Wishing you all the best and a fruitful learning experience through SWAYAM!

Learners enrolled: 2261

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 15 weeks
Start Date : 02 Jul 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 30 Nov 2020
Category :
  • Teacher Education
  • Level : Postgraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week - 1

    Basics of Communication, Models of Communication, Media of Communication

    Week - 2

    Communication Process,Barriers of Communication,Approaches to Effective Communication

    Week - 3

    Development and Significance of Communication Skills,reading,Speaking and Listening Skills

    Week - 4

    Technological Foundations of Education,Concept of ICT

    Week - 5

    Participatory Communication Methods,Technological trends in Communication,Social Networking Sites

    Week - 6

    Internet and Internet Tools,Networking System,Data Communication and Networking

    Week - 7

    Role of Technology in Education,Legal and Ethical Issues in using ICT

    Week - 8

    Psychological Principles of Using ICT in Education,Constructivist Approach to ICT in Education

    Week - 9

    Application of Technology in Non Formal Setting,ICT for Rural Development

    Week - 10

    Concept of e-Learning,Online Learning,Offline Learning and Blended Learning

    Week - 11

    LMS,Moodle:Features and Applications

    Week - 12

    Current Trends in e-learning,Mobile Learning

    Week - 13

    OER,MOOCs

    Week - 14

    Computer Aided Learnig,Artificial Intelligent Tutoring System,Spoken Tutorial

    Week - 15

    Role of NCERT and CIET in Development of Educational Technology

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Agarwal, J. (2009). Essentials of Educational Technology. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House.

    Jung,Insung(Ed) (2020).Open and Distance Education Theory Revisited: Implications for the Digital Era. Springer Singapore

    Garrison,D R (1989).Understanding Distance Education:A framework for the Future.London:Routledge.

    J.S.Walia, D. (n.d.). Essentials of Educational Technology. New Delhi: Ahim Publications.

    Kumar, D. (2004). Educational Technology. New Delhi: New Age International Publisher.

    Kulkarni,Sharad S(1986).Introduction to Educational Technology. New Delhi: Oxford and IBH.

    Mangal, S. M. (2009). Essentials of Educational Technology. New Delhi: PH Publishing house.

    Sharma, Ram Nath(2003). Advanced Educational Technology. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers and Distributes.

    Taori, S. (2001). Communication in Schools. New Delhi: Regency Publications.

    Vanaja, D. (2001). Educational Technology. Hyderabad:NeelKamal Publishing house.

    Barnlund, D. C. (2008). A transnational model of communication. In. C. D. Mortensen (Eds.), Communication theory (2nd ed.) New Brunswick, New Jersey:

    Roy M. Berko, et al., Communicating. 11th ed. (Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc., 2010) 9-12

    Ronghuai,Huang,J Michael Spector,Junfeng Yang (2019).Educational technology:A Primer for the 21st Century.Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.

    Schramm, W. (1954). How communication works. In W. Schramm (Ed.), The process and effects of communication (pp. 3–26). Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press.

    K.T. Basantani, A.H. Doctor, P.G. Shinde (2011) Human Rights, Communication Skills, Environment Studies, Sheth Publishing House, Mumbai.

    INSTRUCTOR BIO





    Dr.Dhaneswar Harichandan

    University of Mumbai
    Dhaneswar Harichandan (born on 11th October, 1960) has served as Professor cum Director (2008 to 2013), Institute of Distance and Open Learning, University of Mumbai. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Distance Education from YCMOU, Nashik, M.Phil, and Master in Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai and Master of Arts in Education from Kurukshetra University after obtaining B.A. (Hons.) degree in Education from Utkal University. He has also Post Master’s Diploma in Adult and Continuning education from SNDT University and Diploma in Distance Education from IGNOU. 

    He has more than three decades of experience as a teacher educator in face-to-face classroom teaching as well as distance education mode and has guided 10 students at M.Phil. and 7 students at Ph.D. level. He has published 5 books, edited 14 Self Learning Materials, 4 chapters in edited  books, 24 articles and research papers in National and International journals and has organised, participated and contributed papers in workshops, seminars & conferences. He is a member of OER Advocacy Committee of ICDE Norway, Oslo.

    He has completed a Major Research Project sanctioned by Distance Education Council,IGNOU on Teacher Education programme through Distance Education Mode in Indian Universities and is life member of several professional bodies like IAEPA, IAEA, AIAET, AIAER, ISCA, IDEA & LATE. He is also associated with UGC, NAAC, NCTE, COL and UKOU in different capacities.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    30% for in course Assessment & 70% of end term Proctored Exam

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