|Chukki Chinna Animal discovery Learning game|
Group Teaching and Learning (GTL) Multimedia Hybrid is the product produced by Bangalore based Education Development Centre (EDC). The product is an innovative computer-based teaching & learning methodology, supported by USAID under its dot-EDU T4 project. The unique feature of the GTL Multimedia Hybrid is it is a hybrid of rich multimedia and pedagogical strategies that is customized to the needs of its audiences, especially the unaffordable ones.
The challenges in introducing technology in schools as a means to improve the quality of education in India are too many like stretched budgets, higher student-teacher ratio, technology affordability and others. Education Development Centre in Bangalore (Karnataka, India) has developed an innovative teaching and learning methodology that attempts to addresses some of these issues. The product is a hybrid of rich multimedia and pedagogical strategies that is customized to the needs of students and teachers especially who are unable to access computer learning facilities easily. The product is a learning package that embraces a whole class or group learning environment that supports the teacher and integrates various pedagogical approaches, such as games and competition, familiar characters and songs, local rich animation and audio examples for students to view, sing and interact with in a larger group, on a single computer.
ORGANISATIONEducation Development Center
CONTACT Douglas Bell 080-26349244
LANGUAGE Kannada, Hindi and English
|Physics- My Own Lab|
‘Physics – My Own Lab’ or ‘Bhautiki – Meri Apni Prayogshala’ is an educational title in Hindi for grades 8, 9 & 10 that consists of 19 experiments & activities dealing with different concepts in Physics. The highlight of the product is its ‘learning by doing instructional design approach, which encourages students to freely explore and interact with a simulated experiment setup. This has facilitated a pure interactive and visually attractive user interface for every experiment conducted.
Doing scientific research and conducting experiments by young students is no less a Herculean task and more so if the experiments are less attractive and less communicative. The ‘Physics – My Own Lab’ or ‘Bhautiki – Meri Apni Prayogshala’ attempts to address these uncanny feelings and experiences. It includes 19 experiments and activities dealing with different concepts in Physics that are visually attractive and illustrated with graphics and interactive animations. The student can set the input parameters for the experiment through a variety of interactive controls such as sliders, knobs, buttons, type-in boxes, user-moveable elements etc. The experiment results are in the form of animations, dynamic graphs as well as numerical tables. In addition, each experiment is accompanied by a Theory section.
ORGANISATIONLearnet India Limited
CONTACTAlok Bhargava 022-66947575
A dedicated information site for students is the www.studentindia.com. The objectives of the site are to meet the global requirements of students and partial educational awareness for parents to guide their children. The project is a ‘free of cost service’ and has been created through voluntary efforts. The site is a wholesome service provider as its contains data bank of colleges and universities in India and abroad and the courses offered; career option analysis; Government Job information and analysis; Career dictionary for awareness; Career advice; Hostel data bank and other vital information.
Lack of awareness among students and parents due to misinformation or lack of information have created obstacles in building up careers. www.studentindia.com is a sincere attempt to meet the needs of students, parents and the greater society. The site is a great solution providers as its contains data bank of colleges and universities in India and abroad and the courses offered; career option analysis; Government Job information and analysis; Career dictionary for awareness; Career advice; Hostel data bank and other vital information.
CONATCTMr. Rashmi Kanta Mahapatra 022-27576634
“Eureka.in” is an unique educational software covering the Science and Math subjects for classes I to XII. The subjects have been converted into 3D animated movies, creating an absorbing and enjoyable learning experience for the students. All the animations are of broadcast quality and they total up to nearly 250 hours of educational content requiring 125 GB of hard disk space. Eureka.in is an advance teaching aid for teachers. It helps the teachers to teach better. With “Eureka.in” learning becomes easy and fast. Even difficult concepts can be understood and retained by the students.
Students all over the world would rather watch movies than study textbooks due to less interesting and attractive contents in books. Eureka.in is an interesting revelation in basic learning that is converting entire textbooks into colorful 3D animated movies with interactive games and puzzles. This way the product has enabled a visually beautiful and interesting learning experience, thus enhancing the student’s learning and retention capabilities. “Eureka.in” is an advance teaching aid for teachers who find it easier to teach the students through animated movies that also includes games, puzzles and tests.
ORGANISATIONDesignmate (I) Pvt. Ltd
CONTACTCapt. KJS Brar 079-30919601
TECHNOLOGY/MEDIUMLAN or WAN and application/
LANGUAGEEnglish, Gujarati, Arabic