JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research (JSS AHER) has established Centre for Internal Quality Assurance (CIQA) to conduct institutional compliances & quality audits and to promote, enhance and best-in-class quality assurance.
The objective of Centre for Internal Quality Assurance (CIQA) is to develop and put in place a comprehensive and dynamic internal quality assurance system to provide high quality programmes of higher education in the Open and Distance Learning mode. Its functions would inter alia include the following: -
Delivery methodology at JSS AHER Distance Learning programs is unique in many aspects. As a distinct mode of imparting education, the Centre for Distance Education at JSS AHER relies on technology to take its academic programs to the doorsteps of learners far and wide. The system is developed to be learner-oriented and the learner must be an active participant in the learning process. It combines the features of conventional wisdom and the benefits of technology- driven techniques.
A multi-channel approach is followed for ensuring quality of the programs offered. It comprises of the following support services:
The JSS AHER has taken several initiatives and defined steps with a new educational paradigm benefiting from technological innovations in the realm of online education. The goal is to maximize the learning outcome and reduce the learner resistance due to the absence of face-to-face interaction in the distance education mode.
The JSS AHER has a well-developed Media centre which is used for quality content development and delivery through centre of Distance Education. The learner centric approach is an important aspect for quality assurance for e-learning. High-quality e-learning content will be designed by skilled content writers and instructional design professionals. Good instructional design will reflect best practices and research on teaching and learning.
The key principles of designing e-learning content are:
Thus, the standards of Self Learning Material in non-print form as under: