Technology Enabled learning

By Dr. G. Janardhanan   |   National Institute Of Technical Teachers Training And Research, Chennai
Learners enrolled: 579
The "Technology Enabled Learning and Lifelong Self-Learning" is an online SWAYAM courses as a part of AICTE - National Initiative foe Technical Teachers Training. It is Designed to provide interactive MOOC learning experience to the faculty members and also to developed an understanding of infusing technology into the classroom instruction. How technology facilitate in connecting CONTENT to CONTEXT during the teaching learning process is explained in this course. Through many examples and case studies, the participants will be exposed how to effectively use technology for their instruction and what aspect to be taken into consideration while designing courses with technology. In addition to this, Participants will be exposed, how technology tools can foster collaboration while delivering engaging instructional Content. They will also learn strategies for assessing students and Managing classroom instruction. The course is structured with Lectures, Experiential sharing activities and interviews from stake holders. 
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Teacher Education
Credit Points : 3
Level : Continuing Education
Start Date : 01 Aug 2023
End Date : 31 Oct 2023
Enrollment Ends : 31 Aug 2023
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Course layout

Unit 1: Introduction to Technology Enabled Learning 
Introduction to Teaching into Technology - Technology in Education: National Education Policy (Draft) Overview - The Crucial role of the teacher in TEL - Learning Space: Teaching Environment - Teaching Learning principles: ICT Perspective Learning Theories - The Potential benefits of adopting TEL - Developing and Drafting Institutional policies - Reviewing about institutional Capacity with respect to ICT - Institutional Policies - Reviewing about Institutional Capacity with respect to ICT - Institution preparedness for TEL.

Unit 2: Tools & Resources for creating Technology based Learning Environment 
Using Online Environments for Teaching - Planning online Class - Considerations for Choosing Technology Tools - Demonstration: Google Classroom; Ed-puzzle; LMS (lite version) - Virtual Laboratories - online Access to Remote laboratories - Case Study: Experiential Sharing - Virtual laboratories - Teaching Using scenario Based Simulations.

Unit 3: Tools & Resources for creating Learning Resources 
Online tools for content creation - Promoting active learning strategy - considerations for choosing Technology - screen  casting Technique - Ed TED - Creating of Mind map - Introduction to Gamification - Use of Documentaries in TEL.

Unit 4: Tool & Resources for creating Learning Assessment 
Fundamentals of Assessment - Online Tools for assessment - considerations for choosing Technology - Tools Demonstration: Google Forms, Hot potatoes, plickers, Assessment in LMS, Inline video Quiz, Framing of Rubrics, audio Feedback, portfolios - Reflective Teaching Tool - Learning Analytics to Inform Learning.

Unit 5: Blend /Flipped Classroom & AI in classroom Teaching.
Concepts of Blended Instruction - Blended Models - Implementation strategies of flipped classroom - Role of Artificial Intelligence in Education - Personalized learning - Role of Educators - Tutoring.

Unit 6: Digital Literacy, Copy Rights & Life long Learning (Webinar and MOOCs).
Understanding Creative commons - Handling copyright for online resources / Courses - Looking into insight about Research ID, ORCID, Scopus Author ID - Plagiarism tools and its implementation. Webinar- MOOCs - Strategies to Select MOOC - Step to Complete MOOCs

Unit 7: Social Media in Education
Web 2.0 Technologies: Twitter, Wiki and Blogs - Using Blogs for Peel Feedback and Discussions Using online communities - Nurturing Collaboration.

Unit 8: Integration and Implementation.
Insight about Integration of tools in the classroom - Curriculum design, activity structure, the relevance of chosen technology and effective classroom management - learning analytics.

Books and references

  1. M. D. Roblyer & Joan E. Hughes (2018) Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching, Pearson Education;
  2. Bethany Petty (2018), Illuminate: Technology Enhanced learning, EdTech Team.  
  3. Aoun, J. E. (2017), Robot – Proof: Higher Education in the age of artificial Intelligence, Boston, MA: MIT Press
  4. Budhair, S.S & Skipwith, K. (2017). Best practices in engaging online learners through Active and experiential Learning strategies. London: Routledge
  5. Cooperman, L. (2017), The Art of Teaching online: How to start and how to succeed as an online instructor, Netherlands: Chandos 
  6. Green, T. D. & Brown, A.H. (2017). The Educators guide to Develop new media and open education resources. London: Routlege
  7. Harasim, L. (2017). Learning Theory and online Technologies. London: Routledge
  8. Poritz, J.A. & Rees, J. (2017). Education is not an APP: the future of the university teaching in the internet age. London: Routledge.
  9. Tracey Wilen- Daugenti (2017) Edu: Technology and Learning Environments in higher Education. Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers 
  10. Tobin, J.T., Mandernach, J. & Taylor, A.H. (2015). Evaluating Online Teaching – Best practices. San Francisco: Jossey- Bass 
  11. Chip Donohue (Editor) (2014) Technology and Digital media in the early years: Tools for Teaching and learning Routledge;
  12. Judy Lever – Duffy (2013) Teaching and Learning with technology, Pearson Education;

Instructor bio

Dr. G. Janardhanan

National Institute Of Technical Teachers Training And Research, Chennai
Dr. G.Janardhanan, M.E.,Ph.D (USA)., Professor and Head, Department of Curriculum Development Planning & Coordination.
He has been working in the domain of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sustainable development in infrastructure, Technology enabled instruction, experiential and activity-based instruction.  He has coordinated more than 150 training programmes for National participants and 18 International programme in the area of Sustainable Development, Green building concepts, Water Quality Analysis, Geo-environmental Engineering, Blended and Flipped Classroom, Technology Enabled Teaching Learning, Student Evaluation and Instructional Design and Delivery. He has transformed through training more than 260 international participants and 2500 plus national participants. He has developed virtual laboratory for environmental engineering laboratory and handled several national and international projects in the area of engineering, technology and Engineering Education. He has been recognized as an expert by UNESCO Bangkok on MOOCs in Higher Education

Course certificate

Interested Learners can enroll and learn the course for free. 
If You wish to Get certified on this course you must register and write the proctored exam conducted by SWAYAM in person at any of the designated exam centers.
  • The Registration fee for the proctored exam is Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
  • Date and Time of Exam: 2nd Saturday & Sunday of November (tentative); 
  • Announcements will be made when the exam registration form is open for registrations along with the url
  • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
  • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

  • Internal assignment score = 30%, The average of best 3 assignments out of the total assignments given in the course.
  • Exam score = 70% of the proctored exam score out of 100
  • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score
  • You will be eligible for a certificate only if average assignment score >=10/30 and exam score >= 30/70
  • Certificate will have your name, photograph, roll number and the percentage of score in the final exam. It will have the logos of MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), SWAYAM and NITTTR. 
  • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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