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.

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 facilitatesContinue 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 ChinaContinue reading “Ramping up higher education system”

Technology to the assistance of the flipped classroom model

The quality of manpower is a significant resource for large populous countries such as India, which depend on them for their rapid economic growth. Realizing the potential and opportunities in the education sector, the start-up space in this segment has seen much action off late. Almost one third of these companies have yearly revenue inContinue reading “Technology to the assistance of the flipped classroom model”

Indian Education – Not scoring enough, are we?

(Pic Source: HT) How do you feel looking at this picture? This picture was taken at an examination centre in Vaishali, Bihar. If you’re an Indian, you’re familiar with such kind of situations, some as extreme as this and some little less extreme. However, one thing very common during the months of March to MayContinue reading “Indian Education – Not scoring enough, are we?”