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Free online course on Swayam by Faculties and Universities from : NPTEL , UGC , CEC, NCERT , NIOS & IGNOU & IIMB

SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality. The objective of this effort is to take the best teaching learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy.
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Timeline for India’s MOOC platform- SWAYAM

by sflc_admin    |    November 10, 20162014: SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) is announced by the Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), as a national platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the count
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MOOCs platform: Not all is open or SWAYAM about it

MOOCs platform: Not all is open or SWAYAM about it | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The HRD ministry’s decision to partner with an affiliate of Microsoft Corp for developing a web-based education platform, experts say, has some loose ends, majorly the choice of a proprietary software over the open source ones, despite their proven track record at premier institutions
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US universities to offer online courses through HRD Ministry’s MOOC platform

US universities to offer online courses through HRD Ministry’s MOOC platform | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

head of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States, the Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Joint Declaration of Intent between the HRD Ministry and the U.S. Department of State for co-operation on the former’s upcoming Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) that is expected to launch by the end of this year.

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Information received regarding SWAYAM under Right To Information Act, 2005

Information received regarding SWAYAM under Right To Information Act, 2005 | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
by sflc_admin    |    January 5, 2017SWAYAM, the national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) project established by Ministry of Human Rights Development (MHRD), is a laudatory effort set to serve as a source for courses related to all fields from hi
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Centre's Swayam initiative delayed repeatedly | The Asian Age

Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative and push to promote Internet-based learning, the Union human resource development ministry’s plan to launch its massive open online courses (MOOC) platform “Swayam” has been delayed repeatedly. 


Government sources said that Swayam’s launch was repeately delayed because the ministry wanted to ensure smooth functionality.
The Swayam platform proposes to host over 2,000 courses for approximately 3 crore students across the country. 

 
It is understood that the latest launch date of August 15 was postponed because preparations were ongoing to get the entire system ready for the ambitious project. Sources said that once the platform was made operational at the optimum level, the launch will likely be made by the Prime Minister.

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SWAYAM to launch online courses in various subjects: A substitute to classroom teaching?

SWAYAM to launch online courses in various subjects: A substitute to classroom teaching? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
SWAYAM to launch online courses in various subjects: A substitute to classroom teaching?
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Free online courses by professors in the offing

Free online courses by professors in the offing | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

The government will soon launch a programme under which professors of centrally funded institutions and universities will offer free online courses to the citizens, it was announced on Thursday.

 

Under the SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-learning for Young Aspiring Minds) Programme, professors of centrally funded universities like Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and central universities will offer online courses.

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