E- Content Development

By Dr. P. Malliga   |   National Institute of Technical Teachers and Research, Chennai
Learners enrolled: 4063
With the advent of Internet and world wide web (www), the access to information has become very easy and the entire world is moving towards digitization. Twenty first century students learn in a global classroom and not necessarily within four walls. They are more inclined to find information by accessing the Internet through mobile phones and computers, or chatting with friends on a social networking site. The advancements in technology and the plethora of powerful and innovative digital devices and tools have a great potential to improve educational outcomes.  Educators must understand that the use of digital content and devices will improve teaching and learning and thus enhance educational opportunities and benefit the Millennial. This course on E-content development is meant to understand the meaning and standards of E-content, learning objects, designing and development of digital resources for teaching and learning. Thus this course aims in providing the knowledge and skill for teachers to cater to present day learners and their learning styles.

Total study time anticipated is between 40 - 45 hours in 8 weeks (including watching video films) with equivalence to 3 credits.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 27 Jan 2020
End Date : 23 Mar 2020
Exam Date : 10 May 2020 IST
Enrollment Ends : 17 Feb 2020
Category :
  • Teacher Education
Credit Points : 3
Level : Continuing Education

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Course layout

Week 1: E-learning

Week 2: E-Content Design

Week 3: Content Authoring Tools

Week 4: Documentation & Presentation Tools

Week 5: Graphics & Animation

Week 6: Audio and Podcasting

Week 7: Online Video Creation

Week 8: Surveys/Polling/Quizzes

Week 9: Project Work: Development of E-Content

Books and references

1. Diane Elkins et al. (2015). E-Learning Fundamentals: A PRACTICAL GUIDE.
ISBN: 9781562869472, Pages: 176.

2. Nick Rushby et al. (n.d.) Wiley Handbook of Learning Technology. WileyEducation. Wiley

Instructor bio

Dr. P. Malliga

National Institute of Technical Teachers and Research, Chennai
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.

Felix Arokiya Raj is an Assistant Professor of Centre for Educational Media and Technology at the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) Chennai. His areas of interest are Educational Technology, Learning Analytics, MOOCs and Open Educational Resource (OER). He has participated as an instructor as well as a designer for two SWAYAM MOOCs, titled, “E-Content development” and “OER for Empowering Teachers” in 2018 and 2019 respectively.

Course certificate

The course certificate is provided after undergoing this online course.

Internal Assessment - 30% 
(Assignments, Online quiz, Active participation in Discussion forum, Change Project)
Final Examination - 70% 

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