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Travelling School Teaching Kit For Doorstep School

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  • 1. Travelling School - Teaching kit for Doorstep School in rural India Industrial Design Project II by Jithesh.R 03613004
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  • 3. Introduction
    • Educating children from the rural populace is inevitable for a better India.
    • The project aims in finding an alternative method to deliver education to children in rural areas.
  • 4. Objective
    • To design a product to effectively introduce mobile education concept in the rural parts of India.
  • 5. Methodology User Study Analysis Product Brief Ideation Concept Generation Concept Freeze Problem Statement
  • 6. Problem Statement
    • To design a product to aid mobile education concept, to effectively teach children who are drop outs and children who cant afford to go to school.
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  • 8. User Study
    • Work at this stage was done in two parts
    • User study at village Ter
    • User study at Doorstep School (Mumbai)
  • 9. Location of Ter :
  • 10. Visit to the School
    • Interview with the headmaster and a teacher.
    • Documentation of class operation.
    • Discussion with the children.
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    • The principal of the school believed in...
    • The potential of the village children to learn.
    • The need for follow up and close interaction with the children's family for efficient education.
  • 12. Constant comparison in a class environment made a lot of students feel pressurised
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    • Children highlighted...
    • The distance they travelled to reach school.
    • The need for them to help their parents.
    • The excitement they had for videos, movies, documentaries etc..
  • 14. Observations
    • Schools have limitations in tracking and following up on drop out cases.
    • Working students find it difficult to efficiently distribute time for studies.
    • Children spent considerable time in travelling to and from the school.
    • The need for interesting communication from the teacher side.
  • 15. Doorstep School
    • A mission to educate street children.
    • A non – government organisation operating since 1998.
    • The School-On-Wheels project is a bus converted to a classroom environment.
  • 16. Interview with the Coordinator of Doorstep School
    • The basic objective and main activities were explained during the meeting.
    • School-on-Wheels project is the flagship of Doorstep's attempts to take education to out-of-School children who dwell on the very fringes of society.
    • Main activities
        • Basic literacy classes
        • School drop off service
        • Children's book and toy library
        • Educational sessions on social skills
        • Recreational and educational field visits
    Ms.Bina Lashkari
  • 17. Experience at School – On - Wheels class at Crawford Market
    • There were three employees in one bus – A teacher, driver and attendant.
    • Around 15 children gathered at 9.30 am in the bus.
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    • They started of with prayers and rhymes.
    • The class was about 2 hrs, dealing with writing, reading and mathematics.
    • Exams are conducted every 2 – 3 months to keep track of student progress.
    • Students who passed 4 th grade exams were encouraged to join secondary school.
    • Two students in the group were being prepared to take test to enter secondary school.
  • 19. Observations
    • A student to teacher ratio of 1:15 was observed here which worked efficiently.
    • Children were excited and eager to see and use technology.
    • Short duration of class was enjoyed by the children.
    • They also felt easy to finish of the studies during their class in the bus.
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  • 21. Regular students Dropouts Non - enrolled Dropouts Vs School Goers
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  • 25. Product Brief Teacher’s communicating mediums. Transport system. Power Source. Storage space. Display and processing system for information media
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  • 36. Concept Review Product option Product brief Ease of operation for the teacher Availability of Technology Cultural influence
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  • 40. Full scale drawings of the side view was made to understand the proportion of the product.
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  • 50. The teacher arrives...
  • 51. Conducts classes...
  • 52. Moves to his next location...
  • 53. Thank you