Dr. Niradhar Dey works in Indira
Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi since November 2011 as a faculty
member in the School of Education. He has pursued his Master of Arts and
M.Phil. in Education with First Class First in order of merit and Ph.D. in
Education from Sambalpur University, Odisha. He has pursued PGDHE, PGDDE and
CIG programmes from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. His
specialization areas are Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Educational
Technology, Research Methodology in Education, Teacher Education, Pedagogy of
Social Science, ODL and Online Education. He has around 20 years of experience
of teaching both in Conventional, ODL and Online Education system.
He is presently associated with M.A. (Education), B.A. General (Education Subject) - CBCS pattern and Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education programmes at the capacity of Programme Coordinator/Co-Coordinator and also Course Coordinator of more than 10 Courses of different programmes. He has also coordinated SWAYAM Online B.Ed. course, ‘BES-125 Understanding Disciplines and Subjects’. He is associated with other Programmes of the School of Education such as B.Ed., D.El.Ed., Ph.D. (Education) and PGDEMA as Course Coordinator. Presently, he is engaged in Programme and Course development of various programmes, writing units, supervising Ph.D. scholars in Education, developing modules for SWAYAM MOOCs, Ph.D. course work, orienting the academic counsellors, participating in regular Teleconferencing and Interactive Radio Counselling sessions, teaching online by using different social media line Facebook YouTube, etc. Under his supervision, Students have awarded Ph.D. in Education. He has also published 3 Books, more than 50 Research Papers / Articles (both in Journals and Edited Books), presented papers in more than 50 International and National level Seminars / Conferences /Workshops. He has also delivered invited lecture for many institutions. He has also completed ICSSR sponsored project on ‘State Open Universities (SOUs) in India: An Evaluation’.