National Education Policy 2020 stated in clause 23.6, “Teaching-learning eContent will continue to be developed by all states in all regional languages, as well as by the NCERT, CIET, CBSE, NIOS, and other bodies/ institutions, and will be uploaded onto the DIKSHA platform. The budget of 2023 also aims to promote a more equitable and inclusive education system across India. As a part of the Digital India Programme in the Budget, a large amount has been allocated for the development of the eContent to promote digital literacy across the country. It is also stated in clause 6.2.5, the importance of creating enabling mechanisms for providing Children With Special Needs, the same opportunities of obtaining quality education as any other child. It also emphasizes on the development of quality eContent in varied forms in all regional languages for a diverse group of learners including children with Special Needs (DIVYANG) and to empower students and teacher communities across India.
Moreover, eContent contributes to the overall convenience and efficiency of the teaching process. With digital resources readily available, educators can easily update and modify content to reflect the latest advancements and discoveries in their respective fields. eContent also allows for effortless distribution and sharing of educational materials, saving time and resources compared to traditional print-based materials. Furthermore, eContent enables educators to track and monitor learner progress, providing valuable insights into areas of strength and areas that may require additional support. The development of eContent empowers learners to take an active role in their learning process, facilitates a deep understanding of complex concepts, and includes varied learning styles.
In today's digital age, audio resources as a part of eContent have gained immense demand as a means of content dissemination. The manifold forms of audio formats like podcasts, audiobooks offer unique and accessible ways to engage and educate diverse learners. Every effective audio resource begins with a clear identification of the content in a contextualized manner and needs its objective to address. The development of audio resources supports learners from early childhood education to the adult learning environment, to retain the concepts and more information as well as make it easier for them to focus their attention. Teaching learning process has evolved with the growing use of audio-visual technology. Implementing these innovations in the classroom environment helps in improving achieving the learning level outcome.
|Day & Date||Title of the sessions||Resource Persons||Banner||Video Link|
|Day 1: Monday
26 June 2023
|Audio Resources: Policy Perspectives- Concept, Format and Scope||
Prof.Amarendra P. Behera
Joint Director CIET-NCERT, New Delhi
Dr. Anupam Ahuja
Former Professor and Head IRD NCERT, New Delhi
Ms. Shirley Jacob
Programme Executive, Akashvani, (Rtd); Consultant, Operations Division Prasar Bharati House, New Delhi
Dr. Angel Rathnabai, Assistant Professor CIET-NCERT, New Delhi
|Day 2: Tuesday
27 June 2023
|Process of developing Audio Resources||
Prof. Indu Kumar
Head, DICT & TD,
CIET-NCERT, New Delhi
|Day 3: Wednesday
28 June 2023
|Recording, Editing and Evaluation of Audio Resources||
Mr. Ajit Kumar Horo
Audio Radio Producer- Grade I (Rtd.),
CIET-NCERT, New Delhi
Ms. Vimlesh Chaudhary
Audio Radio Producer- Grade II,
CIET-NCERT, New Delhi
|Day 4: Thursday
29 June 2023
|FOSS for Developing Audio Resources||
Mr. Mriginder Singh
National ICT Awardee
Sainik School, Kapurthala, Punjab
|Day 5: Friday
30 June 2023
|Dissemination of Audio Resources||
Mr. Parveen Kumar
Amity University, Tashkent
Prof. Amarendra P Behra, Joint Director, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.
Prof. Indu Kumar, Head- DICT, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.
Programme Coordinator and Course Coordinator:
Dr. Angel Rathnabai, Assistant Professor, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.
Ms. Aprajita Rai, Academic Consultant, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.
Ms. Shruti Joshi, Junior Project Fellow, Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT, New Delhi.
Step 1: Registration : Register yourself by clicking the link https://forms.gle/QHmTR3hYT8pfzbRt9 or scan the QR Code-
Step 2: Watch live training sessions: Participants have to attend training sessions, which will be live-streamed on NCERT Official YouTube channel -http://youtube.com/ncertofficial from 26-30 June, 2023 at 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday). The session will also be telecast live on the following:
If you have missed the live Sessions, you can watch the recording at the given link- (Link will be updated on 26th June 2023) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcsj1x9n9h4j7g0SV5Z-fWZfDm3B9SrKY
Step: 3 Participation in Post-Session Activity and Certification: Participate in the post session quiz, score 70% & above to get a certificate.
Post-Session Quiz Link -
Opening Date: 30 June 2023, by 6:00 pm
Closing Date: 30 July 2023, by 6:00 pm
Participants are allowed to attempt the quiz only once and those scoring 70% and above in the quiz will receive a certificate of participation in their registered mail ID within 30 days of taking the post session quiz (Check in SPAM Mail if not found in the Inbox).
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