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Panel Discussion Educonvex 2009 Feb 2009


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    • 1. Panel Discussion Developing the profile of an ideal student for higher learning and global employability Prof. K. Subramanian Director & Professor, Advanced Center for Informatics & Innovative Learning IGNOU & IT Adviser to CAG of India EX-DDG(NIC), Ministry of Communications & IT New Delhi
    • 2. Reforms in Education
      • At IIT Guwahati, Hon’ble PM Dr. Manmohan Singh said
      • “ We are one of the youngest nations and, according to observers, India has the potential to create over 500 million trained people by 2022 which is over a fourth of the global workforce. The big opportunity for India would come from an education revolution that we must undertake as our most important national endeavor.”
      • The World of Education is undergoing a rapid and quiet transformation: How do we in India take advantage of this and synthesize a new framework of providing
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 3. SAD STATE OF OUR EDUCATION & Challenge before us
      • Education (higher/tertiary) is reduced to teaching classes against Board/university exams.
      • No agility in syllabus and students are ‘programmed’ like Artificial Intelligence Systems to ‘answer’ questions!
      • University education not LEARNING CENTRIC, it is exams centric .
      • Good teachers have little say, reduced to spectators.
      • Education not connected with developments – be they in the scientific or socioeconomic sense.
      • Essential principles of pedagogy are neglected.
      •  How doe we build a new Tech Enhanced collaborative education paradigm that addresses quality instruction management with dynamic feedback and learner support services?
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 4. Capabilities & skill sets required
      • Learning Capability
      • Analytical Capability
      • Real-life problem solving capability-Bookish to More Practical
      • Presentation capability-Personal Communication skills
      • Fearless expression what one knows and what he would like to learn Capabilities & skill sets required
      • Team working, collaboration and cooperative co working processes
      • “ ENABLE, EDUCATE & EMPOWER”-Create a multiplier effect
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 5. Building Pedagogic Basis For Quality Education Improve the Quality of Learners
      • To make our graduates EMPLOYABLE.
      • To be PRODUCTIVE ON THE JOB and in LIFE.
      • To observe REAL WORLD PROBLEMS, abstract the issues and apply what they have learnt and their innate sense to solve them.
      • ‘ The End of Education is Character.’ – Sai Baba
      • Address all modes and dimensions of imparting quality instruction and assessment
      • “ Knowledge has become the key economic resource and the dominant - and perhaps even the only source of competitive advantage." - Peter Drucker
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 6. Towards a Learning Centered System of Education
      • Google’s Slogan: “My other computer is a Datacentre ”.
      • Sun’s slogan: The network is the computer.
      • Time to move ahead from CONNECTIVITY & CONTENT to practice of Tech Assisted Learning, Teaching And Evaluation (TELTE)  Quality Assured Instruction
      • Present system of Syllabus – classes – tuition – external
      • exams, focus on marks has to be changed to Learning -
      • Centered if we really wish to make e-Learning successful
      • Education Process to aim at Unit Perfection Requirements
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 7. Need for Common Framework for Technology Enhanced Education
      • Necessary that universities, institutions, R&D organizations, Open Universities, content sources, Broadband/backbone Network Providers, Datacenter and Cloud Computing services providers and educational programs work coherently together.
      • Restricting scope of Knowledge Network to only broadband connectivity without a host of services, capacity building collaborative programs and linkages to development will not result in effective NKN or implementation of National Mission on Education.
      • How do we leverage upon the already established institutions and services, modernize and reorient them so that we build effective National Education Grid programs and services?
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 8. Five Tier approach
      • Tier-1: ICT Infrastructure
      • Tier-2: Systems and Applications
      • Tier-3: Content and Web Resources
      • Tier-4: Formal Alignment of e-Content through Course Wiki by Academic Authority
      • Tier –5: Instruction/Evaluation Management Augmented by Course Wikis and SME Support
      06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009
    • 9. 06/07/09 Prof. ks@2009 Panel educonvex IHC New delhi Feb 2009 T OGETHER E VERYONE A CHIEVES M ORE “ ENABLE , EDUCATE AND EMPOWER EVERY CITIZEN AND COMMUNITY THROUGH KNOWLEDGE.” 06/07/09 ACIIL-IGNOU RSD Presentation Feb 2009