Video Programmes on NIOS and General Topics

Video Programmes on NIOS

Title Module Description Lesson
No.
Language Duration in Minutes
Hindi English
1. Reaching the Un-reached - This programme highlights the role being played by the NIOS in the Open Schooling sector, the role of the Co-ordinator of the NIOS Study Centres, useful information for admission seekers to the National Institute Open Schooling, people working in non-formal education sector. The film depicts the salient features of the Open Schooling system being followed by the NIOS. - Hindi & English 25.00 25.00
2. The Role of Co-ordinator - This programme highlights the managerial duties and function of a coordinator of a study centre of the NIOS through enactment of real life situations that a coordinator of a study centre has to face in carrying out his/her duties. - Hindi & English 28.55 28.45
3. Sun Rise at Every Door Step - This programme depicts the distinguishing features of an Open Learning System. This programme also shows how people who cannot avail schooling under formal system have benefited through Open and Distance mode of learning. - Hindi & English 20.55 21.24
4. A School for the Masses - This is a documentary programme about National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). The programme deals with the working process of NIOS, its schemes and mode of learning which makes it different from other learning modes. The Human Resource involved in implementing various stages i.e. curriculum development, course material printing and dispatch, admission and organising examinations, evaluation etc. are shown in the programme. The programme effectively portrays all aspects of the NIOS. - Hindi & English 26.55 26.15

Video Programmes on General Topics

Title Module Description Lesson
No.
Language Duration in Minutes
Hindi English
1. Reading Skill - Programme presents a lively enactment of a classroom situation involving a class teacher and his/her students. The classroom interaction between the students and the teacher brings out clearly the efficacy of various reading techniques, enabling the readers to gain a better understanding of the subject matter being read. - Hindi & English 13.48 15.00
2. Question Bank - This programme is about the preparation and implementation of Question Bank. In Open Learning system Q.B. plays a vital role to judge the ability of students. In this programme various factors in the development of a good Question Bank have been well explained by an expert. Types of question i.e. long answer type, short answer type and objective types are also explained. The programme is very useful for development of Question Paper and ability test paper. - English - 28.49
3. The Genius of India - This programe is based on an essay titled "The Renaissance in India" written by Sh. Aurobindo, the great Indian philosopher and thinker. Sh. Aurobindo's ideas on the specific Genius of India, its characteristic soul, the need to rediscover the ancient spiritual knowledge and experience of India for an original dealing with the present day scenario are cogently represented in the programme. There is a striking mix of visual, sound and commentary in the programme. - Hindi & English 33.00 28.00
4. Chhau - This programme is a recording of the "Chhau dance" the world famous folk dance form of Jharkhand. This dance is performed by the NIOS learners belonging to the same region. - English - 28.20
5. Aparna Ka Janam - This programme in a drama format depicts the story of Aparna, a lady doctor. The story of Aparna unfolds through a series of flashbacks revealing how Aparna on her birth was almost killed by her parents in active connivance with her bua (aunt), as they did not want another girl child. The child however is saved in the nick of time by a village mid-wife, who raises Aparna as her own daughter. Years later, the same relative - her bua is treated by Aparna, who operates on her and saves her life. The relative and the parents of Aparna begs for forgiveness as they learn the truth. The programme is a telling commentary on the prevalent gender bias and discriminations against a girl child in a male dominated society like ours. - Hindi & English 16.00 16.45
6. Ankor: City of Hindu Buddhist Temples - This programme features the ancient city of Ankor Vat in Cambodia , famous for its beauty and much acclaimed Hindu and Budhist Temple. The programme is based on research and field work. More than 40 photographs have been taken on location. The aim of the programme is to show the great historic works of art and architecture from South East Asian countries which show strong influence of contemporary Indian style and practices. - Hindi & English 16.00 16.45

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