Online Course on Action Research in Education
Kochi: Division of Educational Research (DER), NCERT has invited applications for its Online Course on Action Research in Education for the year 2016-17. This Two-Credit Online Course is specially developed for the teacher educators at 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 course also aims at assisting them in conducting In-service Teacher Professional Development (ITPD) in Action Research. The course shall provide conceptual understanding into the processes of Action Research. The participants shall be required to prepare a proposal on Action Research in their respective areas of work.
Features of the course:
This is a 2 credit Online Course of seven weeks duration. There will be five modules. One module will be discussed per week (first week of getting started and last week of evaluation and assessment), with one hour of net meeting (synchronous communication). Participants are expected to study for two hours per week. However, due to flexible nature of the course, it may go up to 12 week duration.
Teacher educators working in the field of Education having background of research.
The persons should have working knowledge of computer or familiarity with the simple operations of working with computer.
Fee for the course
Rs. 1000/- for teachers at DIETs and SCERTs/Government Institutions.
Rs. 3000/- for Non-Government Educational Institutions.
No fee for Internal Faculty/Staff of NCERT.
The selected applicants will be informed separately about the process of depositing fee.
Participants should have access to the computer system with internet facility to participate in the day-to-day activities. In addition, the participants should also be skilled for accessing the webcam along with the headphone so that the chat and other features can be utilized fully during the synchronous meetings.
Course will commence from mid-September, 2016 tentatively. Successful participants will be awarded certificate by NCERT. The Last Date of Submission of online Registration form is 15th August, 2016