SWAYAM The Dream Initiative of India and its uses in Education
Education is a prime element for the progress of any country. In the India, there are several challenges to give quality education, such as quality education resources lack . A massive wave of scope has knocked the door of constructive education in the forms of MOOCs which stands for Massive Open Online Courses. In distance education, MOOCs are of very recent origin, started somewhere in the mid of 2011. They are known as ‘massive’ because they are available for the masses. These courses is fully taken through online aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. ‘Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds’ SWAYAM is an jointly initiative by Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD and All India Council for Technical Education AICTE , Government of India to provide an integral teaching learning platform in online mode. SWAYAM is mobile and web based interactive open education interface where courses are found from high school to university level Government of India, 2015 . SWAYAM is designed to achieve the three primary principles of education policy such as, access, equity and quality. If digital devices like computers is included in the all schools, and institutions of India in future, the learners will be more benefited because they will get more quality of teaching from best institutions.
SWAYAM, MOOCs, Online Learning, Distance Learning, Dream India Initiative