Open Educational Resources (OER): Policy Perspectives and National Initiatives

Das, Anup-Kumar . Open Educational Resources (OER): Policy Perspectives and National Initiatives., 2014 In: India - Science and Technology, volume 3. Cambridge University Press India, Delhi. ISBN 9789384463045., pp. 16-21. [Book chapter]

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This article highlights the OER initiatives receiving National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) support during the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plan period. The MHRD has established the NME through ICT in 2008 for creating learning contents for students and teachers pertaining to different segments of higher education, including the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) sector.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: OER, Open Educational Resources, NME-ICT, India, South Asia, Open Learning, Digital Learning, Open Courseware
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BF. Information policy
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HR. Portals.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Dr Anup Kumar Das
Date deposited: 03 Apr 2015 04:40
Last modified: 03 Apr 2015 04:40
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/24866

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