The Department of Media Research and Development Education (DMRDE),from its very inception, is actively engaged in production of learning resources for technical and higher education as well as in conducting training programmes for technical teachers and various stake holders.The department is activelyengaged in conducting and guiding researches in the areas of educational media, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching-learningand technical education.The resources developed till date include celluloid film-based media to latest digital media. Currently the department develops customised learning resources such as MOOCs video programmes, computer-based presentations, e-content, 2D/3D animations, spoken tutorials, graphical resources. The department is actively involved in establishing online platforms to offer institutional online courses and massive open online courses for teachers. Along with offering induction training programmes, the department is conducting short term training programmes in specialized areas such as media production, media research, animation, econtent, Open Educational Resources (OER) for in-country and participants from ITEC partner countries. The faculty members of the department havecoordinated and offered courses in Mastersof Technical Education and Master’s in Computer Technology and Applications. Research and Development (R&D) is a focus area of the department, specially guiding master level dissertations, projects and guiding the research scholars for Ph.D. degree. Presently faculty members are engaged in institutional and externally sponsored research projects.
Keeping in view the contributions made by the department and its core strengths, the department envisages to offer Ph. D. programme, PG programme entitled “Master of Technology in Education Technology” and PG Diploma programme in Digital Media.
Achieve excellence through research and developmental activities in the Department of Media Research and Development Education (DMRDE) for creating state-of-the-art educational mediaand innovative learning models for bringing qualitative changes in the technical education system.
The department is a team of education technologists and creative technical manpower to deliver innovative and customized designs of teaching learning systems and resources. The department has-
1. Competent faculty members in-
2. State of art video production set up
3. Creative, multi-skilled media professionals having excellent working skills