Allied School is commited to provide education using assistive technology that will help students strengthen their concepts through animations and simulations.The Educational Media department aims to deliver highly interactive Computer Based Learning (CBL) packages that will be used as additional resources to complement traditional resources in the classroom, for example, books, audio sessions or classrooms. This department is also responsible for the design and development of Allied Schools Books, Newsletter, Campus Websites, Campus TVCs and other educational items.
- To produce highly interactive CBL packages. These products will focus on 3-16 year old students irrespective of their gender, religion or social background.
- By using CBL packages, students will receive information in a variety of formats comprising of text, pictures, animations sounds and videos that will also get students and teachers to use computers.
- The secondary target audiences are teachers. These multimedia packages will be employed as teaching aid while delivering lectures or as a part of student’s self-directed study prior to or after a classroom session and will make teaching easier.
- Along with the CBL packages, the department will also be involved in the development of the Allied Schools Interactive Prospectus, Interactive Newsletter and contents for the web portal. These products will have a larger target audience such as students, teachers, parent and different organizations.
- The information required to develop the CBL packages will be sought from courseware textbooks. Existing educational material (CDs and Web based) will be used where required. The CBL packages will be developed using different instructional paradigms such as animations, simulations and games from Preschool to Secondary education.
- Preschool and Primary CBL packages will consist of animations using different pedagogical approaches such as Tutorials, Drill and Practice and Games. Elementary and Secondary CBL packages will be developed using pedagogical approaches such as Tutorials and Simulations.