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Digital education to reach 50 pc students by 2030: UoM VC Prof G Hemanth Kumar

Mysuru, October 11:- “Everything has been digitalised in the modern era. We are in digital mode. The students who were into digital education was 10 per cent 10 years ago. Now the number has increased to 23 per cent. We are targeting to reach 50 per cent by 2030,” said the University of Mysore Vice-Chancellor Prof G Hemanth Kumar.

He was speaking after inaugurating a workshop for third semester post-graduate students organised by Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) digital learning and monitoring cell at Rani Bahadur auditorium at Manasagangothri, UoM, here on Friday.

“We have to implement the study webs of active learning for better knowledge. Courses offered ‘online’ will provide more information and knowledge to students. It will also help in achieving ‘digital India’ concept of the central government. The massive open online courses (MOOCs) project of the University Grants Commission (UGC) provides SWAYAM course in UoM. This will also available at the affiliated colleges of the university. Students may select the subject of their choice under MOOCs course. This is based on the best technology and information from well-known educationists in the country,” he added.

“You may write the exams by thinking. A student may just have to login to know how to learn in ‘online course’ and how to write the exams,” he added.

Scientist Abhishek Kumar delivered a special lecture on courses offered under SWAYAM.

HS Kumar and others were present. (GK, NGB)

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