Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT has announced an Online Course on Action Research in Educational Technology for the year 2020 – 21. According to the circular, it’s a Two-Credit seven weeks duration online course specially designed and developed for the teacher educators at the elementary level working in District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs), different State Councils of Educational Research and Training (SCERTs), and State Institutes of Education (SIEs).
The Online Course is aimed to help teacher educators in conducting Action Research to address their educational problems. The course also aims at assisting them in conducting Inservice Teacher Professional Development (ITPD) in Action Research. The course shall provide a conceptual understanding of the processes of Action Research. The participants shall be required to prepare a proposal on Action Research in their respective areas of work.
There are five modules and one module will be discussed per week (first week of getting started and last week of evaluation and assessment) with one hour per week of the net meeting (synchronous communication). Participants are expected to study for two hours per week.
Who all can join the Course on Action Research in Educational Technology?
• Teacher educators working in the field of Education having a background of research.
• The persons should have a working knowledge of computers or familiarity with the simple operations of working with computers.
• Rs. 1000/- for the Government organizations/institutions.
• Rs. 3000/- for the non-government organization/institutions.
Note: Internal staff of the NCERT that is NIE, IREs, CIET, CIVE are exempted from paying the course fee.
The last date for applying online for the Course on Action Research in Educational Technology is 15 September 2020 (after extension).
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