Educational Resources (from India)

Name of the program Brief Description

UGC TVCs and Radio Jingles regarding SWAYAM initiative


Report on Orientation Workshop  along with the road map ahead for UGC Swayam Coordinators (USC)

National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

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NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of Engineering education in the country by providing free online courseware

Talk to A Teacher

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The following are the initiatives under “Talk to the Teacher”
(i) Ask a Question Ask A Question is a unique platform through which students from science and engineering colleges all over India can ask questions and faculty from IIT Bombay answers them. Students can ask questions either through an online forum or during an interactive live session, held every Thursday from 4:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M.

(ii)  Courses on View

Engineering and Science courses recorded live in the classrooms of IIT Bombay are now available for everyone.

(iii)  Spoken Tutorial

Portal offers tutorials in multiple languages on various free-and-open-source software. Interested users may add their tutorials in any language of their choice.
Virtual Labs

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To provide remote-access to Labs in various disciplines of Science and Engineering. These Virtual Labs would cater to students at the undergraduate level, post graduate level as well as to research scholars.

To share costly equipment and resources, which are otherwise available to limited number of users due to constraints on time and geographical distances.

To provide a complete Learning Management System around the Virtual Labs where the students can avail the various tools for learning, including additional web-resources, video-lectures, animated demonstrations and self evaluation.

Teacher Portal ( Class room resources) http://www.teachersofindia.org/en
Future learn www.futurelearn.com

Educational Resources (from Overseas)

Name of the Resource URL
Coursera https://www.coursera.org/
Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org/
Open Courseware Consortium


Open Culture http://www.openculture.com/2007/07/freeonlinecourses.html
Open Michigan https://open.umich.edu/
Open Yale Courses http://oyc.yale.edu/
Webcast.Berkley http://webcast.berkeley.edu/
World Lecture project  http://www.world-lecture-project.org/index.php?navId=1
Courses for Higher Education https://www.edx.org/
MIT http://techtv.mit.edu
Berkeley University http://ocw.uci.edu
Princeton University www.princeton.edu/webmedia
John Hopkings University http://ocw.jhsph.edu
Rice University http://cnx.org
Carnegie Mellon University http://www.cmu.edu/oli
University of Notre Dame http://ocw.nd.edu
Paris Tech Graduate School http://graduateschool.paristech.org
Open University of Nederland http://ocw.tudelft.nl
OER Commons www.oercommons.org
Open learning object repository:(Merlot) http://merlot.org/merlot/materials.htm? materialType= Learning%20Object%20Repo
Open textbooks: (Connexions) http://cnx.org/
Aggregated video: Academic Earth http://www.academicearth.org
Mixed Media: Wikimedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mixed
University of Minnesota:
(Open academics textbook catalog) 
Open textbooks for K12: (Siyavula) http://www.siyavula.com/
Excel Tutorial



Suggestions for addition of e-Resources

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Submission of Projects on e-Content Development

If you intend to contribute towards e-Content development in areas of your academic interests, you may submit your proposal to National Mission on Education Through ICT (NMEICT), Ministry of Human resource development, Government of India at: http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/sakshatproposal/proposer.aspx