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  1. 1. National Mission on Education ThroughInformation and Communication Technology NME-ICT Dr.T.V.Rao MD Professor of Microbiology Sri Dev Raj Urs Medical College Kolar 563 101 India Dr.T.V.Rao MD 1
  2. 2. National Mission on Education through Information andCommunication Technology (NME- ICT) Dr.T.V.Rao MD 2
  3. 3. Knowledge is PowerPower through Communication Dr.T.V.Rao MD 3
  4. 4. (NME-ICT)• The Mission approved by the Government of India on the 2nd January, 2009.• NMEICT launched on 3rd February, 2009.• It is a Centrally sponsored scheme which entails 75% contribution from the Centre and 25% from States/Institutions for connectivity. In the case of NER, the ratio is 90:10.• 100% contribution from Centre for content generation.• 50% contribution from Centre for devices. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 4
  5. 5. National Mission on Education through ICT• I Launched by the Ministry of Human Resources• Development (MHRD), Government of India• Objective: to raise the levels of education in India• Outlay: Rs. 4,600 crore over three years• 40% for content generation• 60% for bandwidth• To give 1 GBPS bandwidth to each one of 500• universities and 20,000 colleges• Out of these, 3,000 are engineering colleges: 5% government run, rest private• Largest and most ambitious plan• I Likely to continue in the next plan period Dr.T.V.Rao MD 5
  6. 6. NME-ICT• Launched by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.• Objective: to raise the levels of education in India - Aims to transform the education system, teachers and students.•  Opportunity for all the teachers and experts to pool their collective wisdom for the benefit of every Indian learner and, thereby Dr.T.V.Rao MD 6
  7. 7. Better Literacy through NME-ICTWarschauer has identified two broad categories of literacy:• Academic Literacy - competencies related to academic work (note taking, summarizing, researching, critical reading, etc.)• Digital Literacy – Computer Literacy - ability to operate a computer – Information Literacy - ability to access, understand, organize and archive digital information – Multimedia Literacy - ability to create materials using digital resources (texts, images, audio, video) – CMC (Computer-mediated communication literacy) - ability to communicate orally and in writing online (email, chat, instant messaging, audio/video conferencing, etc.) Dr.T.V.Rao MD 7
  8. 8. Why is literacy changing?• Global shift from industrial economy to information economy• Reading/writing forms = more complex » Literacy = more complex• Digital forms of reading/writing are replacing printed forms of reading/writing – Ex: Obsolescence of typewriter – Ex: Ubiquitous nature of email – Ex: Decreased importance of handwriting/increased importance of typing (voice recognition in future) Dr.T.V.Rao MD 8
  9. 9. Learning and Innovation Skills: Creativity and Innovation Skills• Demonstrate originality and inventiveness in work• Develop, implement and communicate new ideas to others• Be open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives• Act on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs Dr.T.V.Rao MD 9
  10. 10. Information, Media & Technology Skills•People in the 21st century live in a technology and media-suffused environment, marked by access to an abundanceof information, rapid changes in technology tools, and theability to collaborate and make individual contributions onan unprecedented scale. To be effective in the 21st century,citizens and workers must be able to exhibit a range offunctional and critical thinking skills related to information,media and technology. – Information Literacy – Media Literacy – ICT Literacy (Information, Communications & Technology) Dr.T.V.Rao MD 10
  11. 11. Broad Objectives• To use ICT in enhancing teaching and learning.• To reach hitherto deprived sections and rural / under-developed areas.• To help in raising the GER in higher education by 5% in the current Five Year Plan. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 11
  12. 12. OA, Open Source and OER: Status in India• Active player in the open source software movement, and OA movement –• Increasing availability of OA electronic journals, OA institutional repositories and open source software-based repositories such as DSpace and EPrints.• scientific journals accessible as OA• Indian Institute of Science of Bangalore, along with Carnegie Mellon University, along with 21 Indian institutions have digitised more than 450,000 books, 220,000 of which are now web accessible• Open Source tools in education- Brihaspati and Vmukti• Major initiatives like NMEICT and NPTEL to develop open educational content Dr.T.V.Rao MD 12
  13. 13. Major ongoing projects under the Mission• National Programme of Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)• Virtual Labs• Educational Resource Planning (ERP)• Mobile e-Learning Terminals (MeLT)• E-books and e-journals (N-LIST)• Haptic devices Dr.T.V.Rao MD 13
  14. 14. Provisions - Outlay• Outlay: ` 4,600 crore over three years• 40% for content generation• 60% for bandwidth• 1 Gbps bandwidth to everyone of 30,000 colleges;• Out of these 3,000 are engineering colleges:• 5% government run, rest private.• 48 point objectives (Mission Document)• Low cost computing device for ` 1500 Rs Dr.T.V.Rao MD 14
  15. 15. Affordable and Economical Devices to all Dr.T.V.Rao MD 15
  16. 16. Mission possible with NME-ICT• One of the mandate of the Mission is to generate a data base of the human resources in different fields/disciplines and also to predict the availability and demand of the human resources in different disciplines. It shall also develop certain testing modules to test and certify the skills of the human resources acquired through various formal and non-formal means. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 16
  17. 17. NMEICT• Experimentation and Development of ultra low cost access devices for wider coverage of learners & their field trials.•  Talk to a teacher to provide a substitute for coaching for the economically poor students•  Adaptation & deployment of open source simulation packages equivalent to MATLAB, ORCAD etc.•  Development of unified ERP system for Educational Institutions.•  Conversion of available content content in various regional languages. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 17
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  19. 19. Sakshat Modules• Project Management System• Scholarship Management System• Learning Resource Repository• E-book and e-journal portal• Virtual Classroom• Live webcasting and video on demand Dr.T.V.Rao MD 19
  20. 20. Sakshat: An Official Website of NME-ICT• Provide updates on the National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT)• Keep record of meetings of the different Committees of the Mission• Platform for project uploading, reviewing and monitoring• Provide one stop access to all e-content developed under the Mission as well as open access and licensed e-journals and e-books• Manage scholarships of the MHRD• Provide virtual learning platform for the learners with built in interactivity Dr.T.V.Rao MD 20
  21. 21. Amrutha Institute empowers ICT Modules• “The dharma of knowledge is to flow to all corners of the world and nourish the cultures there.” Dr.T.V.Rao MD 21
  22. 22. The objectives of the National Mission on Education through ICT• (a) building connectivity and knowledge network among and within institutions of higher learning in the country with a view of achieving critical mass of researchers in any given field;• (b) spreading digital literacy for teacher empowerment;• (c ) development of knowledge modules having the right content to take care of the aspirations of academic community and to address to the personalized needs of the learners; Dr.T.V.Rao MD 22
  23. 23. The objectives of the National Mission on Education through ICT• (d) standardization and quality assurance of e- contents to make them world class; (e) research in the field of pedagogy for development of efficient learning modules for disparate groups of learners; (f ) making available of e-knowledge contents, free of cost to Indians; Dr.T.V.Rao MD 23
  24. 24. The objectives of the National Mission on Education through ICT• (g) experimentation and field trial in the area of performance• optimization of low cost access devices for use of ICT in• education;• (h) providing support for the creation of Virtual Technological• University;• (i) identification and nurturing of talent;• (j) certification of competencies of the human resources acquired• either through formal or non-formal means and the evolution of a legal framework for it; and• (k) developing and maintaining the database with the profiles of our human resources Dr.T.V.Rao MD 24
  25. 25. Four Quadrant Approach 1st Quad 2nd Quad e-Content e-Tutorial PDF / e-Books / illustration , videodemonstrations / document arising & Content Video + Audio in an Interactive simulations wherever organised form, Animation, required Simulations, Virtual Labs 3rd Quad 4th Quad Web Resources Self AssessmentRelated Links, Wikipedia Development of MCQ, Problems, Quizzes, Assignments Course, Open Content in Internet, Case & solutions, Online feedback throughStudies, Anecdotal information, Historical discussion forums & setting up the FAQ development of the subject, Articles , General Misconceptions Dr.T.V.Rao MD 25
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  27. 27. National Knowledge Commission (NKC) Recommendations• Use of globally available Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Access (OA) as a means of radically increasing the widespread availability of high-quality educational resources• Setting up of a National Education Foundation to develop web based common open resources Dr.T.V.Rao MD 27
  28. 28. Open source for Developing countries• Open source reports are not only idealistic, but make economic and commercial sense as well• It has a potential to empower ALL India children to collaborate and make us a developed nation Dr.T.V.Rao MD 28
  29. 29. What is one reason our students need to Attain this new literacy? "The need for technologically literate citizens and workers increases every year. Skilled people in the 21st century need to understand how to use technology tools. . . These tools enable people to perform effectively at work and in their daily lives. . . " Learning for the 21st Century, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2003, p.10-11 Dr.T.V.Rao MD 29
  30. 30. Content generation: Line items• NPTEL phase II / III• 2. PG Classes• 3. UG Classes• 4. Video content digitization, conversion, chunking and dubbing CEC / IGNOU / NCERT / SIET / OTHERS• 5. Provision of e-books and e-journals free to the learners• 6. Standardization of quality assurance of contents & certfi cation / automation of certification• 7. Developing suitable pedagogical methods for various classes, intellectual calibers and research in e-learning• 8. Development of language converter and translation tool kit Dr.T.V.Rao MD 30
  31. 31. NME-ICT will be supported by..• Renowned institutions would anchor various activities in their areas of excellence. The Mission would seek to enhance the standards of education, in Government as well as in private colleges. Enlistment of support and cooperation of States/Union Territories, Institutions and individual experts would be an integral part of the Mission. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 31
  32. 32. Requirement for funding• Necessary conditions for a project to be funded by this• mission:• I It should be related to education - for research, other funding sources are available It should be inter-institutional• Any material developed through this mission has to be delivered as open source It should belong to one of the 18 line items mentioned• earlier No funding will be provided for infrastructure development• Funding for clear deliverables: number of courses, number of faculty members trained, number of students trained, etc. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 32
  33. 33. Visit http://spoken-• Ten minute spoken tutorial• Gives more details of format, where to submit, presentation details, etc.• NMEICT invites your proposals Dr.T.V.Rao MD 33
  34. 34. Service Providers NME-ICT Dr.T.V.Rao MD 34
  35. 35. Administrative structure NME-ICT• Administrative structure Project Approval Board, chaired by the Secretary of MHRD• I Standing committee, chaired by the Mission Director, recommends projects• Review committees• Mission Director• Mr. N. K. Sinha, Joint Secretary, Distance Learning/training• We must be one of a few countries to have such a high level position for distance education Dr.T.V.Rao MD 35
  36. 36. Programme created by Dr.T.V.Rao MD for awareness on use and possibilities of NME- ICT to empower the Nation Email Dr.T.V.Rao MD 36