Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) is an online platform which provides unlimited participation and open access to learners. Coursera is a MOOC platform with a vision to anyone, anywhere with access to world’s best education. It provides courses from top Universities like Yale, Stanford, Michigan and Industry leaders like Google and IBM.
National Service Scheme Units of Sri C Achutha Menon Govt College Thrissur, initiated Coursera Campus Response Programme during the COVID pandemic period. The programme Sri C. Achutha Menon Govt College on Coursera was launched in the month of July 2020 and it was opened to all students, alumnae members, parents and the public. Though the programme initially declared to be conducted upto September 30th, later Coursera team extended the programme upto November 30th. Thousands of learners within and outside the college registered for the programme. Presently there is 2378 active members with 2000+ course completions, and more than 10000+ course enrolments with more than twenty thousand learning hours.
Details of enrolments as per the usage report of the Coursera learning program, updated on November 30 at 10:01 PM UTC is given below.
Total enrolments – 10506
Total unique learners – 2032
Current members – 2380
Total unique courses – 1881
Total Course Completions – 1947
Total estimated hours spent – 19118
Lessons taken – 30327
Though Coursera Campus Response Launch was completed on 30th November 2020, Sri C Achutha Menon Govt College on Coursera is now active with 222 unique learners.
Through this platform, college provides immense opportunity for students, faculties and public to be a part of wide variety of massive open online courses of different universities all over the world.
Dr Soni T.L., Asst Professor and NSS Programme Officer, is the organization admin of the Coursera for Campus Programme of the College ( 2020-21 Academic Year)