Centre for SWAYAM-MOOC
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enroll.
MOOCs provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences at scale.
Millions of people around the world use MOOCs to learn for a variety of reasons, including:
career development, changing careers, college preparations, supplemental learning, lifelong learning, corporate eLearning & training, and more.
MOOCs have dramatically changed the way the world learns
There are so many platforms to offer a course in MOOC namely, Coursera, edX, Udacity, Future learn, Audacity, SWAYAM, etc.
SWAYAM is one of the MOOCs platform developed by Ministry of Ministry of Education, Government of India.
SWAYAM Stands for Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds.
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.
The University emphasis the SWAYAM Courses in the B.Ed. and M.Ed.Regulations and Syllabus.
The Centre for MOOCs-SWAYAM of TNTEU has been functioning well by organising various Programmes related to MOOCs-SWAYAM Courses.