A new way to approach higher education

Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about the progress of learners and the contexts in which learning takes place, for the purposes of understanding and optimising learning and the environments in which it occurs. Continue reading A new way to approach higher education

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Online Education vs. offline education: Who’ll be the winner?

With the growing usage of technology in the education and with the rise of online education, the question arises that would online education ever replace offline education? Will the future of universities and colleges who traditionally offer education at physical campuses be in danger? If not, what would be the scope of the online education? who would benefit from the rise of online education? Continue reading Online Education vs. offline education: Who’ll be the winner?

Learning gets a tech push; find out how

(This article has been published in The Financial Express newspaper on Thursday, May 11, 2017) Learning management system (LMS) has long been adopted by colleges and universities including Tier 1 institutes in India to manage and administer their courses. LMS, also known as Virtual Learning  Environment, includes a category of software and web application that facilitates the online delivery of course material in addition to the features of tracking and reporting of student involvement. LMS is a hub of all educational activities in an academic environment where a student can access syllabi and required readings, submit assignments, access grades, connect with … Continue reading Learning gets a tech push; find out how

Ramping up higher education system

(This article has been published in Deccan Herald newspaper on Saturday February 11, 2017) The Indian higher education system is at crossroads; barring select Institutes, the quality of education imparted by many of the Institutes in our country is disputable. In the recent Times Asia University Ranking, while Singapore took the top spot, mainland China and Japan are each home to almost a fifth of institutions in the extended top 200 table. India comes distant with just 16 Institutions listed. Is the recent drive by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) to enforce Outcome-Based Education (OBE) in our higher education … Continue reading Ramping up higher education system