Sida e-Learning Project (2005-2011)


Donor: Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
Project Value: 15,000,000 (Swedish Krona)
Funds Received: 225,000,000 (Rs)
Utilization: 100%
Remark: 98% completed
Duration: 4 Years
 
Sida funded e-Learning project, 2005-2011 (Project Planning 2002-2005; Year 1: 2006/2007; Year 2: 2007/2008; Year 3: 2009; Year 4: 2010: Project Closing: 2011), focussed on enhancing the present e-Learning Centre of the UCSC to a full National e-Learning Centre. Staff of the centre was trained to develop and deploy pedagogically designed learning material for various stakeholder groups ranging from schools, universities, telecentres and government to private sector companies. The BIT external degree programme was made online through this project. Project funding completed in August 2010 with reporting activities remaining. Project also facilitated post graduate programme and supported PhD and MPhil research studies.

Principal Investigator: KPH;

Research Assistants: Ms KMGB Nishakumari MSc; Mr. MRM Sedar (Roshan) (31/8); Ms KKD Priyadharshanee (31/8);

Instructional Designers: Ms Arunasalam Shupothini BCSc; Ms. KN Jeewani; Ms KH Enosha LW Hettiarachchi (30/11); Ms SM Madavie Malika (31/8); Ms E Chathuri U Gunathunga (31/8); Ms IDD Lakmali Ranathunga (31/8); Ms Gangani C Siriwardena (31/8); Ms Rajakulendran Tharsini (31/8);

System Administrators: Mr. Fauzan RM Mahroof BSc; Mr. Thusith CSM Gamage (31/8); Mr. Y. Randika de Silva (5/7);

Content Developers: Ms KKA Nishanthi; Ms HA Indika Shamali (31/8); Ms HMTL Perera (7/4);

A: Mr. TD Perera (31/8);

Project Assistant: Ms MDS Keerthiratne;

Mr. Adhishan Ranathunga, Ms. Amila Nishanthi, Mr. Asanka Upamal, Ms. Ashoka Sanjeewani, Mr. Athula Bogoda, Ms. Dinesha Keerthirathne, Mr. G Pavanan, Ms. Jeewani Kodithuwakku, Mr. Kenath Thilakarathne, Mr. M A Kaleelur Rahuman, Mr. Nayanajith Lakshman, Ms. Nishani Gunasekara, Mr. Pubudu Premachandra, Mr. Rashan Anushka, Mr. Sanath Jayalath, Ms. Sandamali Wijenayake, Ms. Sewwandi Gunawardena, Ms. Thilini Lakshika, Ms. Thushangi Wannige, Ms. Thushari Atapattu, Mr. Yasiru De Silva, Mr. Saminda Premarathne, Mr. Udara Weerakoon, Ms. Sajeewani Jayawardena

SD: Geeth S Hettiarachchi BIT; F: Ms J Yuresha Sanjeewani (31/8);

TA: NTNS (Nisala) Jayawardena (≥1/7);

Sub-Projects

  • Mr. K.T. Wickramasuriya (31/8); Ms IN Athapattu (22/3); Ms. W.P.A. Jayamanna (31/8); L Jayasinghe BICT; Mr. BA Isuru R Balasooriya (31/8); Ms. K.P. Udani Jayasinghe (31/8); Mr. H.R.S. Lakmal Jayasinghe (30/5); telecentre??
  • Mr. H.V. Gayan Perera (30/5); telecentre??

International Resource Personnel:

  • Prof. Rober Ramberg; Prof. Brian Hudson; Prof. Henrik Hansson; Prof. Lani Gunawardena; Mr. Peter Mozelias; Mr. Mathias Hatakka; Mr. Andre's Moreno;