ICT in Evaluation and Research


Agnes Dcosta

Dr Agnes D’Costa, M.A (History), M.Sc (Inorganic Chemistry), M.Ed, Ph.D (Edu), SLET, has about 21 years of experience as a teacher-educator and nine years of experience as a high school teacher. She is an Associate Professor at Pushpanjali College of Education, Vasai, Maharashtra. She is the winner of NCERT 2012 Award for ‘Innovative Practices in Teacher Education’ for her research ‘Open Educational Resources in Teacher Education’. She has published three books 'Knowledge and Curriculum' , ‘A Call for Constructivist Classrooms’ and ‘Empowering Leaders’. She is recognized as an expert for evaluation of e-content by Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT. Her contribution to Open Education Resources on wikieducator has won her the Best User Page Expo Award from wikieducator in September 2010. These resources can be accessed from www.wikieducator.org/User:Agnes.

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The modules in this course help to learn the use of ICT in evaluation and research. You will learn the use of application software and online resources for  ICT enabled assessment. you will learn how to create your own e-portfolio. Research also benefits from the use of ICT. This course will help you develop professionally as a teacher by using ICT to leverage your classroom experiences. 


This course will be of special use to students pursuing their Two Year B.Ed Programme from the University of Mumbai, India. This course covers the content included under Unit Four of the EPC (Enhancing Professional Capacities) Course entitled Critical Understanding of ICT.  


General Instructions

Topics included in this course are on the left hand panel. You can complete the course  as per your schedule.  You are free to do any topic first. Sequencing is not necessary as all topics are independent. 

Each topic is to be understood through self-learning by examining the links provided. to open a link, it is advisable to right click on the hyperlinked words and open the link in a new window, so that one window allows you to access the link and the other window keeps you on the course. 

Complete the tasks mentioned at the end of each topic. 

All discussions on the forum should only pertain to the topics. Be sensitive to the views of others in your discussions. 

When you complete all the learning activities please respond to the Review section. 


Know your Instructor


Dr. Agnes DCosta, M.Sc (Chemistry) M.A (History) M.Ed, Ph.D (Education) is presently an Associate Professor at Pushpanjali College of Education, Vasai, Maharashtra , India. She has over twenty years of experience as a teacher-educator and nine years experience as a school teacher.

She is passionate about the use of technology enhanced classrooms. Her work on wikieducator has been acknowledged with the Best User Page Expo Award September 2010. Check her contribution to wikieducator

She is also the recipient of the NCERT Award for Innovative Practices in Teacher Education for her research on 'OERs in Teacher Education'. 

Dr Agnes DCosta reaches out to pre-service and in-service teachers through  blogs and websites maintained by her.  she conducts workshops for teachers , her main focus being Blended Learning and use of technology in and out of the classroom. 

She has published the following books so far

  • A Call of Constructivist Classrooms
  • Empowering Leaders
  • Knowledge and Curriculum (a Text book for First Year B.Ed ) ISBN 978-93-5202-903-7

Course content

  • Application Software and Online Resources in Assessment

  • ICT and Research

  • E-portfolios for teachers

  • ICT and professional growth of teachers

  • Review

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