Massive Open Online Courses: the emerging landscape of digital learning in India

Author(s)
Pushpanadham, Karanam
Languages
English, French
Series
IIEP Foresight Papers
Year
2019
Pages
18

About the publication

This paper examines the digital revolution taking place in the Indian higher education sector, by (i) highlighting the drivers for change in the higher education landscape; (ii) reviewing the major initiatives undertaken by Indian authorities to facilitate lifelong learning for teachers, students, and those in employment that are in pursuit of knowledge free of cost, including the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning, the National Repository for Open Educational Resources, and SWAYAM, an indigenous information technology (IT) platform hosting MOOCs; and (iii) analysing the first generation of Indian MOOCs.

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