Introduction to ‘Inquiry and Integration in Education’ (IIE)-2018!

Over the next 23 weeks, we look forward to an intensive, enjoyable intellectual adventure with you.

This introductory note is meant to give you the lay of the IIE-2018 land.

  1. Course Outline
  2. Course Structure 1
  3. Course Structure 2
  4. Course Calendar
  5. Introduction to IIE
  6. Introduction to critical thinking

These documents should give you a good idea of what to expect in the course, what is expected of you, how best to approach the course, and how to navigate through it.

You will receive another set of notes around May 25. Around the same time, you will also receive your Registration Number. The course begins on May 26.

Please read the documents carefully — it may not be a bad idea to re-read them — and familiarize yourself with the material as preparation for the course. Let us make it a point to follow the guidelines in these documents so that the journey is as smooth as possible for us all, and that each one of you gets to make the most of it.

Organization of IIE

The duration of IIE is 22 weeks. This time is organized around two elements:

1 Ten Learning Triggers (LTs)

2 A Google Discussion Forum

Your name will be added to the Discussion Forum before May 25. If you don’t hear from us about it by May 25, please email us at

To access the Discussion Forum, you will need a GMAIL ID.

If you don’t have a gmail account, PLEASE CREATE ONE.

Please send your Gmail ID to by May 22.

Completion of the Course

The criteria for successful completion of the course are:

Regularity and timeliness in attempting the Quiz at the end of each LT, and submission of the last question on the quiz

Quality of submissions in terms of depth of reflection and learning

Your participation in the Discussion Forum is not required for successful completion of the course. However, we encourage you to participate. It can only make your learning deeper.

At the end of the course, if you need a certificate of participation, please write to us, within 3 months of finishing the course. If you have completed the course successfully, we will send you one.

We look forward to interacting and learning with you.