Government to Offer 300 New Online eCourses
The Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry has decided to offer approx 300 online courses in Hindi and 10 other Indian languages through the online course portal Swayam. It is a Massive Online Open Course. check complete details about Government to Offer 300 New Online eCourses in below section.
The online course will be launch within next three month, subject includes in this courses are technical English for engineers, database management system, cloud computing, management accounting for decision-making, and advertisement and publicity. Also, the languages in which these courses will be available are Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Oriya.
Swayam is an IT developed platform that allows access to the online courses developed by the professors and faculty from anywhere and anytime.
Candidates who are looking at developing soft skills or supplementing their education they you can connect with Swayam. You will provide certificate after clearing the examination.
“The idea is to target as many people as possible, so while there are 22 states with different languages, we are looking at reaching as many people through some what common languages,” an HRD official said.
The team of experts led by professors at I IT Delhi and IIT Chennai who has develop this courses, officials added.
While nearly 76 universities have already approved credit transfer of courses taken through Swayam, which is a MOOC (massive online open course) platform launched by the ministry in July this year.
The government expects to achieve a goal of 1 crore enrollment by 2018. Swayam is a locally developed computer platform that allows access to courses developed by teachers and faculty from anywhere and from anywhere.