ICT in Education (Level 2)

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Course TypeCourse CodeNo. Of Credits
Foundation CoreSES2031062

Semester and Year Offered: Monsoon Semester, 2019

Course Coordinator and Team: Professor Sitansu S Jena, and Dr Ramesh C Sharma

Email of course coordinator:

Pre-requisites: It is desirable that the participants have work experience in education

Course Objectives/Description:

This course builds on the ICT in Education Level 1 course. The organisation of the modules in these courses is in a manner that takes the participants to understand and develop relevant competencies in using ICT beginning from simple to advanced concepts and frameworks. This Level 2 course is organised in two modules. First module introduces digital skills in which participants will learn using search engines, social media, learning management systems, and creating multimedia content for teaching-learning and their own professional development. Second module deals with ICT based assessment where the participants will learn about various technology tools, types of online activities like quizzes, polls and open badges.

Course Outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the potential of technology for inclusive teaching learning
  2. Use search engines for searching relevant content for their courses and professional development
  3. Create multimedia content
  4. Use ICT for student assessment
  5. Use Learning Management System


Brief description of modules/ Main modules:

Module 1: Digital skills for Teaching-Learning and Professional Development (25 hours including project):

The participants will work collaboratively on using search engines to locate relevant resources for their subjects, converting documents and multimedia content from one format to another, using social media for teaching learning, creating video materials and using Learning Management System (Moodle, as open source platform).

Module 2: Technology Based Evaluation (6 hours):

This module will enable the participants to use tools for assessing the learning of learners. They will be able to create online tools like quizzes or polls. They will also be able to use LMS for online assessment using various activities inbuilt into the LMS. The participants will also learn about ePortofolio as an assessment of students’ learning.

Assessment Details with weights:

  1. Participation (in-class): 15%
  2. Project: 50%
  3. Presentation: 35%


Reading List:



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