Department of Media Research & Development Education

In this training programme you will be appraised of the use of ICT in Teaching-Learning and Research, use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) in blended learning method, develop basic skills to produce e-learning materials for an identified course and launch it on the Open edX platform.

This programme has been designed especially for faculty members from higher education institutions in the state of Madhya Pradesh, so that they can develop and offer customised online courses as per the curriculum.

Qualitative improvement of the educational and higher education system  can be brought about by training of existing teachers in pedagogical aspects of teaching and learning together with competence in their own engineering discipline and/or core course content area.

This program focuses on the integration of pedagogy and pedagogical strategies of using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in a given teaching-learning situation for meaningful learning.

“SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active–Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is a programme initiated by the Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity, and quality. The objective of this effort is to take the best teaching-learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged. Swayam seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy.” ( The statement emphasizes the importance of the Swayam portal, an important initiative of Govt. of India for providing learning opportunities to all. Many Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in various disciplines are being offered on this portal. Many institutions are producing and offering courses on this portal. Learners register for these courses and learn any topic of their interest.

Under the four-quadrant approach, e-Tutorial, e-Content, discussion forum, and assessment are four important components of any Swayam course. Teachers may create their eContent matching the Swayam portal criteria on the selected topic. This course is a systematic effort to develop skills among the working professionals to create eContent on the selected topic as per the Swayam MOOC guidelines.

This course is intended to develop skills in defining learning outcomes. Its very useful in Outcome based curriculum design.

This is a one week programme and hands on practice will be given teaching

The program aims to identify OERs  for self-learning and create/manage a learning resource repository/ online course according to curricular needs.

Coordinator: Dr.K.James Mathai  Faculty Member: Dr.D.S.Karaulia

The program aims to discuss different technology tools and techniques. Larger emphasis would be given on open source-based software solutions for providing resources, assessment of learners, and managing the classroom.