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UGC: In 8 Indian Languages, 2 New SWAYAM PG MOOCs are introduced

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Posted on 21 Sep 2022
13:11 PM

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Two additional SWAYAM Postgraduate Massive Online Open Courses (PG MOOCs) - Access to Justice and Environmental Law in 8 Indian languages have been made available on the official SWAYAM portal
According to UGC, the translated courses will remove language barriers, advance Indian languages, and give learners the flexibility to learn in their mother tongues

Two additional SWAYAM Postgraduate Massive Online Open Courses (PG MOOCs) - Access to Justice and Environmental Law in 8 Indian languages have been made available at swayam.gov.in and ugceresources.in, according to the University Grants Commission (UGC).

In continuation of UGC's letter from August 8, 2022, regarding the launch and integration of the "UGC e-resources Portal" with Common Service Centers (CSCs)/Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in rural India, UGC is pleased to inform that two more SWAYAM PG MOOCs - Access to Justice and Environmental Law - have been uploaded on SWAYAM Platform.

According to UGC, the translated courses will remove language barriers, advance Indian languages, and give learners the flexibility to learn in their mother tongues. These Open Educational Resources are available to anybody who wants to learn and can be helpful (OER). Universities and colleges can also use these OER for blended learning and flipped classrooms.

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The Commission hoped that universities and colleges would place links to the UGC e-resources portal (http://ugceresources.in/) and the vSWAYAM Platform (www.swayam.gov.in) on their home pages and spread the word of these portals via their social media accounts so that more and more students could benefit from using these resources for their academic advancement.

There are currently 27 MOOCs available on the portals, with content available in Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bangla, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Tamil, according to UGC.

Last updated on 21 Sep 2022
13:11 PM
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