Intel® Teach Elements and Intel Teach Essential Course Version 10.1

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    Registration Name: eMaharashtra 2012
    Project Category: digitalLEARNING :: Best ICT Enabled Higher Education Institute / University of the Year
    Project Name: Intel® Teach Elements and Intel Teach Essential Course Version 10.1

    Details of Applicant
    Name: Prof Sanjeev Sonawane
    Address: Ganeshkhind, Pune, Maharashtra
    City: Pune
    State: Maharashtra
    Country: India
    Zip Code: 400053

    Details of  Project/Implementing Agency:

    Name of Organisation: INTEL TECHNOLOGY PVT LTD, University of Pune (Joint initiative)
    Address: S-2, INTERNATIONAL TRADE TOWER, NEHRU PLACE,NEW DELHI ,INDIA 110019, University of Pune , Ganeshkhind, Pune
    City: Pune
    State: Maharashtra
    Country: India
    Zip Code: 411007
    Name of the Head of Organisation: Prof. Sanjeev Sonawane (Pune University), Mr. Ashutosh Chadha(INTEL TECHNOLOGY PVT LTD)

    Brief description of the programme/project/initiative :

    Intel® Teach program is an innovative professional development program for teachers. Intel® Teach Essentials Course V10.1 is to help classroom teachers develop student-centered learning through technology integration and project-based approaches. It includes identifying ways students and teachers can use technology to enhance learning through research, communication, collaboration, and productivity strategies and tools. It provides hands-on learning and the creation of curricular units and assessments, which address state and national academic and technology standards. It facilitates student-centered classrooms to encourage student self- direction, higher-order thinking. Intel Teach Elements has three courses i.e. Project Based Approaches, Assessment in 21st Century classrooms, Collaboration in digital classroom for teacher educators and student teachers. This is an e-learning course for teachers & student teachers to enable them to plan, transact and evaluate projects effectively in class. It ensures that every step is well thought out, planned and documented and to empower them to foster 21st Century skills in the students.

    Why was the project started?

    “University of Pune believed that impact of education can be greater with respect to quality and quantity. Technology is the need of the hour. Project was started: • To train the Teacher Educators not just on the content, but also on how to present the content to the Student Teachers so as to enable them to become successful teachers of tomorrow. • To enable the tomorrow\’s teacher with ICT skills so that classroom instructions at school will enrich and will enhance quality of schools deploying ICT in all aspect of schools. • To help the student teachers become globally competent teachers. • To develop student teachers successful teachers in their career. • Advanced Technology Blind students Learning Centre,Department of Education and Extension, University of Pune was established to explore new possibilities and fields where visually challenged students can make their career and work efficiently as well as independently by collaborating our university with several non government organizations, private industries, research centres and universities working in this field for conducting collaborative research.”


    “Intel teach V10 and elements PBA o Build capacities of teacher educators on effective use of ICT for communication, collaboration and research activities by mapping Intel curriculum resources with ground requirements. o Help teachers discover how to use computer technology to captivate, motivate, and, ultimately, move students toward 21st century learning through Essential course V10.1. o Enhance the knowledge and skills of the future teachers by providing series of high interest, visually compelling short e-learning courses that provide deeper exploration of 21st century learning concepts. o Advanced Technology Blind students Learning Centre was established to solve education and career related problems of visually challenged students by undertaking various ambitious projects such as developing book reading softwares in vernacular languages, modification of screen reading software and other assistive technology for better use etc.”

    Target Group:
    750 Teacher Educators and 10,000 Student Teachers

    Geographical reach:
    Three districts of Maharashtra — Pune, Ahmednagar and Nashik.

    Date from which the project became operational :

    Is the Project still operational :

    10 points that make the programme/project innovative:

    “1.Judicious use of technology to enhance teaching learning.

    2.Focus on technology supported learning methodologies like PBL (Project Based Learning), PBA (Project Based Approaches)

    3.Development of research based content at regular time intervals.

    4.Strong worldwide feedback collection mechanism to improvise and strengthen program implementation at various levels with diverse stakeholders.

    5.Enabling the students and teachers gain technical expertise without depending upon anyone, as it had independent learning options.

    6.Content enriched website which includes indepth information about formative, summative assessments.

    7.The Designing Effective Projects resource includes a collection of exemplary Unit Plans that integrate technology into classroom projects.

    8.Assessing Projects helps teachers create assessments that address 21st century skills and provides strategies to make assessment an integral part of their teaching and their students’ learning supported with repository of more than 200 assessment tools. These can be downloaded and modified for use and also maintained in an online assessment library with the help of the workspace provided on the website.

    9.Use of web2.0 technologies viz, blog, wikis, online book marking, tagging, VOIP tools provide an online plat form for collaboration and communication to enhance the outcome of the project.

    10.Strong and well researched content is available in the elearning mode.”

    List  5 achievements of the programme/project:
    “1.Pune University integrated Intel Teach curriculum as compulsory component of B.Ed practicum in 2002.

    2.Pune university is the first in South Asia Pacific to implement the V10.1 curriculum in the year 2008.

    3.Pune University launched e learning in 2009 by implementing Intel Teach Elements – PBA (Project Based Approaches) course as compulsory component of ICT in B.Ed curriculum.

    4.Teacher Educators and Student teachers won national level awards in ICT integration. Similarly teacher educators from different affiliated colleges have regularly participated and presented papers or prepared casestudys in the Nation level workshops like NAAC workshop, RTF (Research Task force) workshop.

    5.The program presently covers 114 Colleges of Education and has impacted more than 75000 student teachers since its inception in 2002. Developing an E-Culture: A journey with Intel Teach at University of Pune Case study uploaded at India CSR website.″

    List 5 key challenges faced while implementing the programme/project/initiative and how they were overcome?

    “1.Strong opposition from some section of people questioning the need of integrating technology.

    2.The University wanted to spread pedagogy and technology across diverse environments, teacher educators, and student teachers.

    3.Ensure quality of this endeavour across the more than 100 Colleges of Education under its umbrella.

    4.Maintaining infrastructure for quality implementation of the curriculum across the three districts.

    5.Monitoring quality implementation across all colleges to ensure accommodation of diverse learners and environments.”

    List 5 points on how  the programme can serve as a model that can be replicated or adapted by others?

    “1.The Program offers a wide range of content and mode of transaction which enables adaptability of implementation across diverse needs.

    2.The program offers the flexibility to the stakeholder to pick and choose modules/ content suiting their needs and infrastructure.

    3.Providing national and state level platform for showcasing or sharing the programme implementation.

    4.Intel Education in India established the ‘Strategic Advocacy Group on Education (SAGE)’ consisting of eminent educationists, educational administrators and professionals working towards good strategic planning making and making intelligent impact possible where University Pune HOD of education is part of this group.

    5.Creating awareness about the program in other universities through seminars and UGC sponsored National level courses which create a strong platform for others to moot adaption and integration.”

    List 5 points to elaborate on the scalability of the programme/project/initiative

    “1.The basic versions of the program had multilingual content to offer which enables penetration of reaching large beneficiaries.

    2.Introducing pedagogy in the e- learning mode of transaction.

    3.Policy initiatives such as curriculum integration in the B.Ed syllabus, evaluation of implementation by the university committees, mandatory trainings for all colleges of education, minimum infrastructure guidelines in the form of directives to all colleges, mandatory course training completion certificates to be submitted to evaluation committees at the end of year which led to quality implementation across 114 colleges.

    4.Implementing technology aided lessons in schools while practice teaching has mooted / reinforced ICTE implementation in school scenario.

    5.Web 2.0 tools integration in syllabus has led to providing an online sharing platform for collaboration and communication despite the geographical hurdles.”

    Documents publishing URL:

    2. Letter of syllabus integration to COE.

    3. Guidelines for PBA course ( 2 pages)

    4. ICT Evaluation tool

    5. Directives for upgrading infrastructure in the colleges.

    6. Directives for mandatory training participation by all colleges.

    7. Directives to submit quarter wise plan of implementation to the Local Investigation Committee (LIC) at the beginning of the year.

    8. Directives to submit training certificates to the evaluation committee which visits at the end of the year.

    9. Implementation guideline for ICT B.Ed practicum of Intel Teach V10.1 & Elements PBA course in the e-learning mode of transaction.(11 pages)

    10. Pune University, Intel cobranded certificate for PBA course by Pune University.

    11. List of resource persons for B.Ed, ICT Practicum implementation(Intel Teach V10.1 and PBA implementation)

    12. Pune University letter of PBA completion.

    13. Pune University letter of PBA orientation completion.

    14. Project Based Approaches(PBA) implementation report

    15. Intel Engage online community registration

    16. Developing an E-culture: A journey with Intel Teach at University of Pune Case study uploaded at India CSR website.

    17. “Infusing dynamism in Teacher Education through ICT Integration “2 cases studys from Pune University jointly published by NAAC (NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL, BANGALORE, INDIA) and Intel Teach Preservice Program.

    a. “Institution wide technology integration” by Shobha kalebaugh, Mahavir Vidyalaya

    b. “A culture of technology integration” by Shaheen Shaikh, H G M Azam College of Education

    18. “Research Studies in the impact of ICT in education: Fostering excellence thru innovation.” – 2 research studies published.

    a. “Study of level of e culture and Integration of ICT” – by Prof. Sonawane, Professor, Head, Department of Education and Extension, Pune University

    b. “Development of Self learning packages for selected topics “ by Chitra Sohani, SNDT College of Education for women, Pune

    19. Write up on Advanced Technology Blind students Learning Centre, Department of Education and Extension, University of Pune.

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