Educational Technology Cell (ET Cell)
The department has Educational Technology cell (E T Cell) to lend relevant technological support to the ongoing instructional activities as well as the in-service education programmes. It has a rich library of educational films, film-strips, video recording and audio cassettes besides the requisite hardware. There is TV viewing room to watch telecasts / video Playbacks of educational programmes. The ET Cell has a modern audio studio with a spacious recording room and other production facilities. In the last few decades, the E T Cell has developed more than 400 audio programmes in the areas of language teaching value education, child psychology, astronomy, guidance and counseling, etc., for use by students, teacher and teacher trainers. The Cell has undertaken collaborative projects with the States in the region for curriculum based audio cassettes which are subsequently distributed to the beneficiaries by the States.
Currently, the studio is equipped with the facilities of digitalizing the video and audio cassettes. The functions of the ET cell are: To provide audio resource support to the pre and in-service training programmes of the Institute; and To develop prototype audio educational software and E- content in different subject areas for school education for wider dissemination to schools, teacher education institutions and State level organizations.
The Studio is also equipped with recording and editing facilities of E- lessons. The cell is assigned with the responsibilities of producing E-Content in various subjects at different levels of school education and teacher education courses.