The Department of Educational Technology established in September 1990 as an interdisciplinary department offers research programmes and professional courses at the post graduate level in the fields of education, e-learning and educational communication. Skills of the students are honed for inventive accomplishment and service to society through institutional dedication to superior learning and career preparation. The curriculum integrates the talents of students with their personal visions and aspirations. The approach to learning is interdisciplinary and the post graduate programmes have been designed with the objective of creating a new breed of professionals having appropriate values and ethos.
The department conducts M.Phil and Ph.D programme in educational technology (interdisciplinary) from the academic year 1991-92. The chief aim is to enhance students understanding of important concepts, theories, models and current events in education and technology at higher level. The researchers are trained to develop creative and critical thinking about education, media and communications concepts.
The research scholars are encouraged to undertake research projects for professional presentation in seminars, conferences and publications. Doctoral courses claim active roles for students in intellectual exchange with both faculty and fellow students.
The Faculty members and Scholars have published over 100 research articles in the area of Media Research, Computer Education, and Technology in education and Distance Education. One of our faculty members have received grant for two major research projects from UGC and NCERT in the area of CAI.
Department of Educational Technology,
Coimbatore – 641 046.