MOOCs: will HRD ministrys online courses really revolutionise higher learning?

In 2011, two of the world’s best-known Artificial Intelligence experts began teaching an online course, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, which was available for free to anyone in the world with internet access. The course was already being taught at Stanford University but that year the elite American university started offering it free online, along with two other courses from its computer science department. Although online courses have been around for years, Stanford is credited with opening the floodgates to the present-day MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses. Also Read:We need to save higher education from WTO: Anil Sadgopal MOOCs typically include video-streaming of a series of lectures on a subject and the use of interactive technology for quizzes, student community forums, etc. Now, the HRD ministry is offering over 2,000…


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