A Study of Higher Education Students Awareness of MOOC (SWAYAM) Programme and Usefulness of a Teacher Education Course offered through SWAYAM
The objectives of the study were to study: 1. The awareness of university and college students about UGC MOOC programme in the context of level of higher education and stream of higher education, and 2. The usefulness of MOOC programme as perceived by the user student participants.
Ex post facto design of research was employed. 400 sample students were chosen for objective 1 from University of Allahabad, 30 user students of MOOC course on Educational Administration, Management and Leadership were included in the sample for objective 2.
Self made Awareness Test, Reaction Scale and Perception questionnaire were used to collect data. Data were analysed using ‘t’ test and chi square tests. Below average level awareness of MOOC was noticed among students. The reaction of user students was found positive towards MOOC courses. The participants found MOOC programme very much useful. //Paper ID 117