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Last Updated On : 8th November 2017
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Mr. Kamlesh Sharma
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M.Phil (Library Information Science)

E-LEARNING RESOURCES


E-learning refers to the use of electronic media and information and communication technologies (ICT) in education. E-learning is broadly inclusive of all forms of educational technology in learning and teaching.

1. e-learning as an educational approach or tool that supports traditional subjects;

2. e-learning as a technological medium that assists in the communication of knowledge, and its development and exchange;

3. e-learning itself as an educational subject; such courses may be called "Computer Studies" or "Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

4. e-learning administrative tools such as education management information systems (EMIS).

Educational Resources (from India)

Name of the program
Brief Description
National Program on Technology

NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of Engineering education in the country by providing free online courseware.

Talk to A Teacher

The following are the initiatives under "Talk to the Teacher"

NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of Engineering education in the country by providing free online courseware.

(i) Ask a Question

Ask A Question is a unique platform through which students from science and engineering colleges all over India can ask questions and faculty from IIT Bombay answers them. Students can ask questions either through an online forum or during an interactive live session, held every Thursday from 4:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M.

(ii) Courses on View

Engineering and Science courses recorded live in the classrooms of IIT Bombay are now available for everyone.

(iii) Spoken Tutorial

Portal offers tutorials in multiple languages on various free-and-open-source software. Interested users may add their tutorials in any language of their choice.

(iv) A-View

A-VIEW Classroom

A-VIEW Classroom is a framework that provides a rich interactive social environment for E-Learning. It is simple, user friendly video conferencing software, which provides a great opportunity to a teacher to teach in a live interactive mode to various geographical locations across India. A-VIEW Classroom provides opportunity to connect several universities together and creates virtual world for students. It also acts as a Knowledge Cafe where students can discuss /chat about the lecture after the live class.

A-VIEW Meeting

A-VIEW Meeting is essentially a conference center where meeting halls have no walls. It enables your colleagues from across the globe to interact face-to-face with you electronically and conduct live meetings, presentations or training from the comfort of their desks. A-VIEW Meeting is currently used by senior officials in the Ministry of Human Resource Development for their communications with organizations all over the world.

Virtual Labs

To provide remote-access to Labs in various disciplines of Science and Engineering. These Virtual Labs would cater to students at the undergraduate level, post graduate level as well as to research scholars. To share costly equipment and resources, which are otherwise available to limited number of users due to constraints on time and geographical distances. To provide a complete Learning Management System around the Virtual Labs where the students can avail the various tools for learning, including additional web-resources, video-lectures, animated demonstrations and self evaluation.


Educational Resources (from India)

Name of the resource
URL
Coursera
Khan Academy
MIT Open Courseware
Open Courseware Consortium
Open Culture
Open Learn
Open Michigan
Open Yale Courses
Webcast.Berkley
World Lecture project
Courses for Higher Education