CT University (CTU) have initiated to have Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), free online courses available for every student and faculty members to enroll. MOOCs provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advances the career of the students and to deliver quality Educational Experiences at larger Scale. CT University is considering MOOC as a boon for its intelligentsia, i.e., both for the students as well as Faculty. This E-Learning Platform is really acting as a supporter for making our students self reliant in all the aspects and respects of our life.
The various Programmes that are executing under MOOC in CTU are: NPTEL (National Programme for Technologically Enhanced Learning). This is the Project funded by MHRD, Govt of India that emphasis on 3A’s i.e., Anyone, Anytime and Anywhere. In this E-Learning Platform, all the technological courses are taught by various IITians. In NPTEL, and 82 Faculty members have already enrolled and started their courses. CTU is the local chapter of NPTEL. Also, providing IIT Bombay Spoken Tutorial to have an initiative of the “Talk To Teacher” activity of the National Mission on Education through information and Communication Technology (NMEICT), launched by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt of India.CTU is the prominent and the active member of IIT Bombay Spoken Tutorial and has conducted the workshops and the online testing of approximately 500 students in this semester.
Furthermore, another important E-Platform and a National Level Programme Internshala is helping to provide the Summer and the Winter Trainings to our students in the form of Internships. More than 800 students of CTU have already been registered in Internshala. It is the biggest Platform that will help us in converting our today’s student into the future technocrats. Last but not the least is Virtual Labs that is one of the most preponderant Projects initiated by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt of India. Therefore, this is aimed to provide remote access to laboratories in various disciplines of Science and Engineering for students at all levels from undergraduate to Research and also develop a complete learning Management System where the students can avail the various tools for learning including additional web resources, video Lectures, animated Demonstration and self Evaluation.