MOOC Implementation Challenges and Prospects in Higher Technical Education in Indian Scenario-a Review

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Volume-69 Issue-4
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Sarika Satpute, Ashwini Deshpande, Swati Joshi, Puja Pohakar
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V69I4P109

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Sarika Satpute, Ashwini Deshpande, Swati Joshi, Puja Pohakar, "MOOC Implementation Challenges and Prospects in Higher Technical Education in Indian Scenario-a Review," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 4, pp. 49-53, 2021. Crossref,

In the past few years in India, learning through online courses has increased tremendously. In this era of online education, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is providing the best resource for distance learning. MOOC are the only way to provide quality educational content accessible to a large number of learners. It is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and has open access for learners via the web. Considering today’s Indian scenario in the field of education, the Government of India has launched various projects for offering MOOC courses like NPTEL, mooKIT, IITBX, & SWAYAM Central, etc. Swayam central is a platform that would collaborate with Indian students in the field of higher education both online and offline. In this paper, the various challenges that are faced in India in implementing MOOC in higher education are discussed. Also, to revolutionize the current education sector in India, some prospects of MOOC’s implementation are proposed here. Some of the challenges like up-gradation of the technological infrastructure of universities and colleges, Awareness of learners, Acceptance by institutions, Diversified population, Evaluation and assessment mechanism & its quality issues with MOOC also access to technology in the rural area are addressed. The MOOC prospect in technical education is also discussed for future scope.

MOOC, NPTEL, SWAYAM, Challenges & Prospects


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