Technology & Knowledge Management
Dr Venkataraman Balaji, a specialist in the area of Information and Communication Technology applied to rural development, joined COL on 1 September 2010. His work at COL in applied technology focuses on testing new models and practices in technology-mediated outreach that can be deployed in support of learning at all levels. In addition to his regular responsibilities at COL for oversight of IT and Knowledge Services functions, his role includes work related to MOOCs and Aptus. He also oversees the Directory of Open Educational Resources. He has had a long association with applications of KM and IT in agriculture, especially in extension and maintains that interest through MOOCs.