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INTRODUCTION

The Department of Education & Research (DE&R) has been making major contributions in teacher education and training for over 50 years. It has an excellent reputation for early teachers’ professional development, education research, and for its Masters and doctoral programmes. It is committed to a vision of the transformative educational environment by bringing the latest advances in the teacher preparation and using ICT technology in the field of engineering education. Its flagship Induction Training programme provides an excellent opportunity for the capacity building of future teacher educators.

The Department lays emphasis on Education Research, Teacher Education, Technology enabled learning, Professional Communication, Value Education, Guidance and Counselling. The Ph.D. programme offered in the areas of Technical Education and allied disciplines promoting research from an interdisciplinary perspective. DE&R is committed to reach out to polytechnics, engineering colleges, nationally and internationally to transform teaching learning in the technical education system.

VISION STATEMENT

“To be an excellent department of Technical Education and Research in creating competent technical education professional”

MISSIONS:

The department of education and research will strive to accomplish the following:

1.      Develop state of the art technology to offer programmes in different modes.

2.      Develop wide variety of short term and long term programmes for technical education professionals.

3.      Conduct research for policy support and informed decision making at various levels in respect of Technical Education System.

CORE STRENGTHS OF THE DEPARTMENT

The department of Education and Research believes that the ‘quality of technical education of the country can only be improved by quality teaching faculty and systemic changes through research’. The department has laboratory facilities used for teaching learning and research at post graduate level studies.

The Department of Education and Research provide need-based training in contemporary and emerging areas and develop instructional resources.

Some of the significant abilities and contribution of our department are:

ØCapability to undertake research in the area of technical education to bring about systemic changes.

ØCapability to offer Post Graduate Programme in Technical Education.

ØCapability to promote technology enabled learning for improving quality of teaching and learning enhanced students learning and reaching out large number untrained teacher through online courses.

ØCapability to promote the culture of blended and flipped learning using Learning Management System (LMS) and versatile tool(AVIEW/Google Hangout) to webcast lecture(s).

Ø  Capability for "Learning and Instruction".

Ø  Contribute towards production of Massive Open Line Courses (MOOCs).

Ø  Develop instruction video, E-Learning material and video tutorial for MOOCs course.

Ø  Launch tof the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on "Learning and Instruction", and "ICT in Teaching and Learning".

Ø  Use Learning Technology Laboratory for Technology Enabled Learning, Wordsworth and Spears Software for developing communication skills & SPSS for research data analysis.

Ø  Conduct of Indian Technical Economic Cooperation (ITEC) training programme.

Ø  Organize National / International Conferences in the area of technical education, training and research.

 

Research activities and Publications:

    The faculty members of the department are actively engaged in research in different areas of interest and in particular- Technology Enable Learning, Education and Communication as shown in Venn diagram below. In this process, they have published many research papers in different National and International Conferences and Journals and have represented the Institute in International Conferences in India and Abroad.

 

    The Institute is approved as research centre for Ph.D. degree in Technical Education by Barkatullah University, Bhopal.


Education & Research
 

FACILITIES

 

No.

Name of the Lab

Major Equipment’s and Software

1

Learning Technology laboratory (Language Lab)

Computers (PCs) with Intranet  & Internet Facilities: 19nos of PC’s & UPS

 

 

Words Worth English Communication Software (AVM Infotech)

 

 

Spears Language Lab Software (Vision Net)

2.

Education Lab.

Educational and Psychological tests and inventories

 

FACULTY MEMBERS

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Dr. Mathai, K.James 

Associate Professor & Head

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Key Areas:   

·Online Education, Training (SPOOCs/MOOCs) & Research

·Competency-Based Education & Training

·Computer Education & Training

·Outcome Based Curriculum Design, Development & Evaluation

·MOOCs & Instructional resources design & development

·Teaching PG Students &Training or Trainers of Indian &  Oversees Participants

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Dr. Radhakrishanan,V.H.

Professor

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Key Areas:

·Management of Educational Projects & Programmes formulation and their evaluation, Policy aspects

·Curriculum Design, Development & Evaluation and Accreditation

·Instructional System Design & Development

·Competency-based Education and Training

·Environmental Education and Engineering

·Construction Technology and Structural Engineering

·Geo-technical Engineering

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Dr. Khambayat, R.P.

Professor

(ON Deputation)

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Key Areas:

·Interaction with industry

·Civil engineering

·         Training of teachers

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Dr. Saksena, Kiran

Professor

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Key Areas:

·Training of teachers in Technical Education and research methodology

·Research on issues in technician education

·Personality development 

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Dr. Dixit, Ajit

 Associate Professor

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 Key Areas:  

·Training of Teachers

·Soft skills development

·Electrical Engineering

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Dr. Tiwari, Anjana

Assistant Professor

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Key Areas:

·Communication skills

·Personality Development

·English Language

·English Literature