Video Content Development and Online Facilitation of Teachers

New Delhi, November 3, 2017: Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU), Kolkata implemented COL-CEMCA Higher Education Integrated Model as major project titled "Increase Access and Improve Institutional Capacity for Sustainable Development through Vocational Education and Training” for the university. The three-day Workshop on Video content Development and Online Facilitation of Teachers was organized on October 30 to November 01, 2017 by CEMCA and NSOU as a prelude to the project. The subject experts of different disciplines were invited to attend the three day workshop who will be involved in the development of e-content. Twenty eight participants (13female participants) attended the programme.

Dr. Anirban Ghosh, Project Director and Associate Professor, NSOU in his welcome address, elaborated the objectives and activities to be carried out under the present project. He mentioned that the important activities of the project are development A/V lecture, conduct outreach programme, job fair, developing interactive webportal for student support etc. Dr. Manas R. Panigrahi, Programme Officer-Education, CEMCA elaborated COL-CEMCA Higher Education Integrated Model in the context of the NSOU project. He highlighted the basic featiures of this three year project. Dr. C .K. Ghosh, Former Director, National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education, IGNOU delivered his lecture as the Chief Guest in the inaugural session. He shared some of his views regarding the use of ICT in education and training and highlighted the importance of experience learning. Dr. Ghosh also stressed upon to use the ICT extensively for the benefit of the students especially in vocational training.

Dr. Nisha Singh, Dy. Director, Inter University Consortium for Technology Enabled Flexible Education and Development (IUC-TEFED), IGNOU acted as the Resource Person for the workshop. The three-day workshop was covered various topics viz. Understanding of e-Learning; E-Content: What it is; Definition: Types: Textual; audio; video; audio-visual Instructional Design: AIDDE; e-content scripting; Concept Mapping using Free mind; Multimedia components: Multimedia components: Formats of Audio and Video Programmes; Quality of multimedia content; Development of Audio/Video using Mobile/camera and Studio Video production; Planning and recording Audio-Video programmes; eXe- eContent Developing Tool; Online Assessment: Hot Potatoes; Presentations: Individual/Group. All the sessions involved activity/ hands-on training in which the participants did their work on their own with the help of the resource persons. The trained higher education teachers will be engaged to develop the video contents and to provide continuous academic student support for increasing of learning outcome.

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