The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has announced Online Course on Action Research in Educational Technology for the year 2021- 22.
The course has been developed by the Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT.
As per the official notification, the course (two-credit) is specially developed for the teacher educators at elementary level working in District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs), different State Councils of Educational Research and Training (SCERTs) and State Institutes of Education (SIEs).
It is a first of its kind online course with a purpose to help teacher educators in conducting Action Research to address their educational problems.
The course also aims at assisting them in conducting In-service Teacher Professional Development (ITPD) in Action Research.
The course shall provide conceptual understanding into the processes of Action Research.
The participants shall be required to prepare a proposal on Action Research in their respective areas of work. It is a two- credit online course of seven weeks duration with five modules.
One module will be discussed per week (first week of getting started and last week of evaluation and assessment) with one hour per week of net meeting (synchronous communication).
The participants are expected to study for two hours per week.
-Teacher educators working in the field of Education having background of research.
-The persons should have working knowledge of computer or familiarity with the simple operations of working with computer.
-Rs. 1000 for the Government organizations/institutions
-Rs. 3000 for the non-government organization/institutions
-No fee for the internal staff of the NCERT that is NIE, IREs, CIET, CIVE.
The participants should have access to the computer system with internet facility to participate in the day-to-day activities. In addition, the participants should also be skilled for accessing the webcam along with the headphone so that the chat and other features can be utilized fully.
Last Dates: Last date for applying online for Online Course on Action Research in Educational Technology is 20 July 2021.
To apply online please click the link --https://action.ncert.org.in