TCS iON Career Edge - The Art of Question Paper Construction
About this Course
A day in a school teacher's life is rarely without any assessment-related activity - preparing, conducting or evaluating class tests, quizzes, monthly tests, or term-end exams find a place in a teacher's schedule by default. Recent research in classrooms show that most teachers typically spend one-third or more of their professional time in assessment-related activities! Now that's significant amount of time!
Assessments are crucial to the development of sound educational programmes, anywhere. Driving high-quality in assessments has become a pressing educational priority, given the growing focus on outcome-led teaching and learning, as outlined in the National Education Policy (NEP 2020) and espoused by various academic experts. But constructing quality question papers take time and significant effort. How do we equip teacher educators with the knowledge, skills and methodologies to create high-quality questions and question papers? How do we make it objective-driven and balanced?
If you are a teacher wanting to get the best out of your student or teaching, this course is for you. Developed by eminent expert Late Prof. H. S. Srivastava, and with assistance from other renowned educationists, the course provides a sound foundation to school teachers who would like to master the art of constructing balanced question papers.Read More Read Less ABOUT TCS iON
What You Will Learn
This course comprises the following modules
Architects of this Course
Late Prof. H. S. Srivastava
TCS iON has constructed this course with the help of a team of eminent experts with an international reputation in the education field.
It has been spearheaded by Late Prof. H. S. Srivastava, Former Head of the Department of Measurement and Evaluation and Dean - National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi.
He was a Professor of Evaluation at - University of Sussex, Brighton UK; and University of Shanghai, Shanghai China. He was also a Consultant in Educational Evaluation at - International Institute of Educational Planning, Paris; and UNESCO Institute for Education, Hamburg. Prof. H. S. Srivastava was also decorated by the Government of France with the title of Chevalier dans l'Ordre Palmes Academiques.
Prof. R. D. Shukla
M.Sc. Ph.D. - Formerly Professor of Chemistry, Head of Department of Education in Science and Mathematics and Dean (Coordination), NCERT, New Delhi. He has served NCERT for about 35 years in different capacities.
Dr. (Mrs.) Kamala Menon
MA in Geography and Ph.D. (Regional Development) from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi; Former Principal, Mirambika Free Progress School, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi. She has worked for 17 years in the NCERT Department of Measurement and Evaluation, providing teacher training and preparing question papers.
Prof. (Mrs.) Mamta Agrawal
Ph.D. in Education from Kurukshetra University and a gold medalist from Banaras Hindu University. She retired as Professor from the Department of Educational Measurement and Evaluation (DEME), National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in 2010 after serving for over 35 years. Her specialisation is in the field of Educational Evaluation in general and Testing of English in particular.
Prof. B. K. Sharma
Ph.D. (Physics) from Kurukshetra University; Formerly Professor of Physics, NCERT, New Delhi, has been involved in research in the field of Condensed Matter Physics, Ultrasonics, and teaching at UG and PG levels for the last 47 years.
Prof. I. K. Bansal
Ph.D. in Mathematics education from University of Delhi, he has served in the NCERT in various capacities for 36 years in national and international projects. He was formerly Head, Department of Elementary Education, NCERT; and Dean, Faculty of Education, Barkatullah University, Bhopal.
Prof. Ram Avatar
He retired as Professor of Mathematics from NCERT in 2005 and has about 40 years experience in teaching/curriculum development/teachers training etc. He has taught at University level in India and abroad with specialisation in curriculum development in Mathematics for Schools/Teaching/Research in Math education.
Mrs. Urmila Guliani
With a Masters in English Literature and a Certificate in Evaluation and Assessment from The University College, St. Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK, she has worked extensively as an English Language Teaching (ELT) trainer and content material writer for more than 3 decades. She is actively engaged with organisations such as British Council, Cambridge University Examinations Syndicate, CBSE, IGNOU, NCERT and Education Quality Foundation of India.
Ms. Vibha Raizada
A Masters in History, Teacher training and Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in French, she retired from active teaching after 38 years of experience as a teacher of Social Science in a reputed Delhi School. She is a member of the CBSE courses committee for Social Sciences.
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