| || Awareness and Extent of Utilisation of Web-based Open Source e-Learning Coursewares among Educators and Students |
Author :Ghalib, Mohamed A.M. ;Chandrashekara, M.;Talwar, V.G.
Source: DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology :29(3) ; 2009 ; pp.43-48
Abstract : Open source movement plays a vital role in the development of open education resources in higher education. Open source e-learning courseware (OSeLCW) is an initiative within this movement. Many institutions today post their courses for free and open access via the Internet to users all over the world. This paper assesses the awareness, access, and utilisation of such wealth of web-based OSeLCW among educators and students of engineering colleges in Mysore city.
Keywords : E-learning;Web-based learning;Open educational resources;Open courseware;Open source e-learning coursewares;Awareness;Access;Utilisation