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CONNECT is an initiative in view of doing research and organising various programs in the interdisciplinary area of media, socio-cultural and religious life.

Media literacy in Kanpur

By |October 19th, 2014|

Students of the Mariampur School in Kanpur, UP were taken to the world of Media Literacy yesterday. Some 600 students of Class 8th and 9th participated in the two day media literacy sessions conducted by CONNECT. The students learned how the media captures their attention by various media texts.

Fr Jose Vallikatt trained the students in […]

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Ancient Greek perspectives on Experiential Learning

By |January 14th, 2014|

Socrates‟ greatest contribution to experiential learning was his elenctic method. Plato calls the Socratic method elenchus (Apology 21, c – e, 23a), meaning, positively, a way of
asking questions that helps the interlocutor know what they know and do not know. Here, the skilful teacher only facilitates learning, thought fully assessing where the student is at, and prompting the student‟s own discovery.

Plato argued that learning can, and should, be enjoyable.

Plato envisioined the just society to […]

Catholic schools a place to develop the whole child: Pope Francis

By |January 12th, 2014|

Pope Francis talks about how education should be more than just a place to expand intellect – that it should also be a place to learn compassion and magnanimity. He stressed that school should be a place to develop the whole child – mind, body, and spirit – and that teachers should try unique ways to […]

Kaanunnavar Jeevikkum

By |March 31st, 2013|

Kaanunnavar Jeevikkum: Utharadhunika yugathinu preshitha Darshanam (Lang: Mal); Kottayam: Oriental Institute of Religious Study India, 2013.

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