IIT Kanpur and the Commonwealth of Learning delivered five agriculture based massive open online courses (MOOCs). This report provides insights on learners’ feedback on the course pedagogy and its relevance, content, convenience and ease of use of the technological medium, and overall perceptions... read more
A Case Study of Mobile Learning in India for Increasing Awareness of Science-Based Production Practices Among Semi-skilled Horticultural Farmers: Increased concerns about food security in the context of increasing climate variability and globalized trade in agricultural commodities have led to... read more
As the use of mobile technology increases around the world, there is growing interest in its use in education and training. This is especially true in developing countries, where citizens are acquiring mobile technology rather than computers, bypassing the desktop and notebook computer stages.... read more
Promotional brochure explaining Aptus, the device developed by COL to facilitate mobile learning in remote areas. (Revised May 2018).
The Guide is designed to raise general awareness amongst policy makers in developing countries as to how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) might address their concerns and priorities, particularly in terms of access to affordable quality higher education and preparation of secondary school... read more
A MOOC (massive open online course) is an online course that normally requires no prior qualifications for entry, can be accessed by anyone who has an Internet connection, and includes large or very large numbers of learners (generally 1,000 or more); scalability is its distinguishing aspect. In... read more
The MOOC on MOOCs course offered jointly by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT‐K), and the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP), in the fall, 2014, had enrolment of 2,344 participants from 91 countries (1,688 participants were... read more