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The following web resources contain material which would be of interest to you at different times during the programme. Eventhough there are more specific web sites mentioned under different areas, some which are for a general reference or containing material on several topics are mentioned in the following

Theory into Practice[[1]] TIPis a tool intended to make learning and instructional theory more accessible to educators. The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction. These theories can also be accessed by learning domains and concepts.

Angles on Learning [[2]]is another interesting site that provides you with an introduction to theories of learning for college, adult and professional education.

Vidya Online[[3]] Vidya Online is a very useful and relevant place for you to read, reflect and contribute. The site contains a variety of material for children, teachers and teacher educators. The site also has material in Kannada, which some of you may enjoy reading.

Instructional Design Models[[4]] The site states like myths and metaphors, help us to make sense of our world. Whether derived from whim or from serious research, a model offers its user a means of comprehending an otherwise incomprehensible problem. An instructional design model gives structure and meaning to an I.D. problem, enabling the would-be designer to negotiate her design task with a semblance of conscious understanding. Models help us to visualize the problem, to break it down into discrete, manageable units. You can get an idea about the behaviouristic, cognitivistic and constructivistic models of instructional design in this site.

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You would find that at several places Wikipedia is referred using the box given below. Wikipedia is a vast and growing collection of resources and learning objects which are for use by educators and is not governed by the major hurdles created by the copyright problems as most of us face while using the internet

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Internet Sites on Open Educational Resources

[[5]E learrning for kids

[[6]ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಸಂಬಂಧಿ ಸರಳ ಚಟುವಟಿಕೆಗಳಿಗಾಗಿ ಈ ತಾಣಕ್ಕೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡಿ


[[8]]MIT Free resources for High Schools

[[9]]MERLOT Open Educational Content

[[10]]Conexions Open Educational Content

[[11]]National geographic

[[12]]Cool Maths

[[13]]Kids' Health - How the Body Works

[[14]]Biology in motion

[[15]]Homework Elephant

[[16]]Homework Centre

[[17]]FunBrain education web site


[[19]]Open Educational Resources OERCommons

[[20]]Worldwind Central Educational atlas

[[21]]Uganda SchoolNet Digital Resources Bank

[[22]]Climate change animations for kids

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Web Resources

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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, English Language help


[[24]]English as foreign language student tools

[[25]]Cambridge University Dictionary

[[26]]Your Dictionary.com

[[27]]Google lanuage tools



[[28]]UNESCO Teachers of the Future / Pacific Albatross siteCommunity site for teachers

[[29]]Curriki - Open curriculum content

[[30]]Sites for teachers

[[31]]Teacher planet

[[32]]The educators network

[[33]]UNESCO portal for teachers

[[34]]UNESCO teaching ideas

[[35]]Google for Educators (teachers can subscribe)

[[36]]Edublogs (create educational web logs)

[[37]]UNESCO ICT for Education

[[38]]ABDI Distance Learning Centre

[[39]]World Bank Education

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Do you like to see and hear? If yes, you will find some useful material in the sites given below


  • Click here to view the video on searching resources on the web[40]
  • See this video on learning styles[41]
  • See this video on Educational Quotes[42]
  • Can this video add value to your training programme for teachrs?[43]
  • This video shows you what the classroom of the future be like[44]
  • Did you know that you can convert a power point presentation in to a movie? If not see this video[45]