EMMRC at Calicut University wins IT Mission’s e- learning award

EMMRC at Calicut University wins IT Mission’s e- learning award

KOZHIKODE: The Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMMRC) at the Calicut University has won the Kerala State IT Mission award for e-learning for the year 2018.
The awards were announced by State IT Mission yesterday on October 27.
EMMRC which has pioneered the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) in the state have won the award for successfully implementing e-learning system and making it operational for the benefit of a large number of students in the higher education sector.

EMMRC is the nodal agency entrusted with the development of MOOCs. EMMRC director Damodar Prasad D said that the Calicut University is hosting 25 MOOC in the SWAYAM platform, which is the highest among the Universities in South India. The MOOCs developed by the EMMRC with the involvement of University and Colleges faculty of Kerala have fetched high enrollment, EMMRC authorities said

More than 50,000 students have enrolled for the 5 MOOC offered by the Calicut University in the lockdown period. The examination and certification is done by the SWAYAM under the MHRD. Besides, this EMMRC has developed e-Content for 88 undergraduate subjects. EMMRC is also running an educational DTH channel for Physical and Earth Sciences as part of Swayamprabha DTH channels.
Source From : Times Of India

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