Centre for Continuing Education:
Indian Institute of Science, is offering Competence Based
courses aimed, to provide students with the knowledge, skills and
attitudes that, enable them to recognize and solve problems in their
domain of study and future work
education is defined as an instructional system in which a
performance-based learning process is used. The learner demonstrates
his/her level of attainment on subject-area. Intensive Competence Based
course format, gives the participants to take more responsibility for
their own learning process. Subject material for courses in Competence
Based Education is offered in four different modes for the registered
- Downloadable mode: Downloadable mode empowers to offer
education in a dynamic form to students. Students can access lessons,
assignments and submit their scripts online. They need not brood if they
miss lessons - they can download their lesson notes and access archived
lessons, tutorial sessions, lectures etc.
- Read only mode: Students will be able to only read the
course concepts, downloading or interaction is
- Classroom interaction: The interactive learning provide
an environment for students to talk and discuss freely about any related
topics on line or off line.
There are two ways of interaction:
- Xchat: Client Server Model that
works with Internet Relay Chat Server Protocol, it allows servers to
connect to each other effectively forming a network. Protocol is used
by servers to talk to each other. Instructor and participants can talk
with each other and discuss on related topic for stipulated time given
by the instructor.
Participants can become member of Mailing-group by registering
their names in their group. Once approved by the instructor,
participants can post their questions to this group ID. This way
Course instructor or any other participant can reply to
questions, that will be read by all the members in that group
including the instructor.
- Practice orientation:
Participants progress through the curriculum by
demonstrating their competence in a variety of skill and knowledge
areas. Student who demonstrates a competency is showing the ability "to
do" something to put knowledge and principles into practice.
After completing all examinations, students are required to apply the
course content in his or her work setting and submit an example of how
they achieved this goal.
all these modes of teaching , structuring of course is done to
the three core components of competency like attitude behaviors,
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The Course will be conducted in English. It will have
mixed format of lectures in Downloadable mode, Read only mode, Classroom
interaction, Practice orientation.
The classroom sessions will be held in CCE/CES,
realization of Competence Based Education heavily depends on the teachers'
contribution to the curriculum reform. Teachers involved here have wide
scope from the lesson level to the level of curriculum development , and
adapt new role of coach of the students' learning processes.
Faculties and course coordinators are from Indian Institute of
Prof. P. Venkataram, ECE Department, IISc,
Prof. T. V.
Ramachandra, Centre for Ecological Science, IISc,
Applicants must submit a Curriculum Vitae and the application
form that includes the following:
- Description of their current work, if employed or their
- An Outline of their individual
project: specially skills they gain in the course and
- how it will be applied in a project
that will be helpful in their future career.
with the application the course fee has to be sent in the form
of DD only. DD to be drawn in
the favour of ' Registrar, Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore ', payable at
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The CCE must receive all applications
before 15th July
applicants will be informed by 20th July
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Send your application forms to:
Centre for Continuing Education,
Indian Institute of
Bangalore 560 012, INDIA
Phone: 91 080 2932491, Fax: 91 080