2 days workshop on Innovation Research in Pedagogy 26th-27th May 2017

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Two days’ workshop on “INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN PEDAGOGY FOR MINI-MOOCS BLENDED WITH INSTRUCTION STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION”

Marwadi University, Rajkot are going to organize Two days “Train the Trainer” Workshop under the research project “Innovative Research In Pedagogy For Mini-Moocs Blended With Instruction Strategies To Enhance Quality Of Higher Education” sponsored by Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) in collaboration with Thapar University (Patiala) on 26-27th May 2017.

This workshop is aimed to highlight the research in the field of Massive Open Online Courses as they have given Indian academics a better sense of how a lecture could be restructured into short, self-contained segments with high interactivity to engage students more effectively.

The Royal Academy of Engineering has been engaged as a Delivery Partner under the Newton-Bhabha Fund – an initiative of the Indian and UK Governments to enhance science, innovation, and research cooperation between the two countries. As part of the Newton-Bhabha Fund, the Academy has partnered with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) to help enhance research and innovation capacity and improve engineering education within universities in India through building industry-academia linkages.

Topics covered:

  • Understanding MOOCs
  • Understanding MOOCs
  • Technology for development of MOOCs
  • Pedagogical framework for MOOCs
  • Content delivery mechanism (ease of accessibility for learners as well as trainer(teacher))
  • Assessment, Certification, and Recognition under MOOCs Courses

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • How to Create and teach with MOOCs
  • Novel pedagogical processes with MOOCs
  • Best practices in MOOCs
  • Challenges facing MOOCs and how to overcome them
  • Adapting to MOOC pedagogy.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WORKSHOP:

  • Introduction to MOOCs (massively open online courses).
  • Comparative study of all online platforms for MOOCs.
  • The role of faculty in blending the MOOCs in regular teaching learning.
  • Benefits and future scope for the teaching community.

Website: https://sites.google.com/marwadieducation.edu.in/moocs-project/home