Dr. Ravindra Kumar
Areas of Expertise/Research interest:
Information and Communication Technology in Education, Educational Technology, eLearning, Pedagogy of Language Education etc.
Work experience: Ravindra Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education, Department of Teacher Education at Central University of South Bihar. He has eight years of teaching, research and training experience at various institutions such as Central Institute of Education Technology, NCERT, New Delhi and Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P. He has given academic input in various Govt. of India projects i.e. NROER, MOOCs for School Education, ePathashala, ePG-Pathashala, Indo-Bhutan elibrary, DTH Television etc. Dr. Kumar has been awarded Ph.D. in Education and completed his Post Graduation Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET) from IGNOU, New Delhi. He has been qualified NET in education in June and Dec. 2010, and, Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in education in June. 2011. Dr. Kumar has already awarded more than seven M.Ed. students under his direct supervision. Dr. Kumar has been started an innovative activity namely 'Kavita Manjari' from CIET, NCERT in the field of language education and he has developed a self-learning Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) package for remediation teaching of learning disabled children. He has published more than eleven research papers in reputed National and International Journals and published two books in his area of ICT and Language Education. He has wide experience in participating as well as coordinating many training programs, workshops, forums, conferences etc. The future prospective is to unite all teacher-educators that include teachers and the freelancers through online teaching. To provide access to students for each and every type of resources that will help not only the students but the teachers and teacher-educators too for their personal and professional development.