The Next Education Research Laboratory has been setup in Interdisciplinary Program in Educational Technology at IIT Bombay in 2017. The lab is funded by Next Education Private Ltd.
The goals of the lab are:
- Identify potential benefits that emerging technologies might afford in the teaching-learning process and design appropriate learning activities.
- Teacher training through multiple Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) that run on IITBombayX on :
- Pedagogy of effective use of ICT in teaching
- Effective teaching of Computer Science topics in schools
- Design & develop evaluation instruments like analytical rubric to test quality of digital learning materials and textbooks from Science and Mathematics
The products are envisaged to benefit a wide-range of stakeholders starting from the teachers and students to the learning solutions companies.