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Spoken Tutorials by IIT Bombay @ SMS Varanasi

Since 5th September 2013, School of Management Sciences Varanasi is continuously organizing series of IIT-Bombay and MHRD supported ‘Spoken Tutorials’ workshops for its students. This series of workshop is organized through the video-conferencing learning mode. The programme is an initiative of the “Talk to a Teacher” project of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, launched by MHRD, Govt of India.

 In this workshop IIT Bombay provides a set of Video tutorials for the students that can be studied offline. The Spoken Tutorial project is about teaching and learning a particular FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) like Linux, PHP & MySQL, Java, C, C++ suitable for IT students; similarly  LibreOffice Suite and FrontAccounting, like FOSS are also available for students of commerce and Management Streams.

 A team from IIT-Bombay not only conducts the programme but keeps an eye on the functionality part of the participating institution. It also conducts on-line examinations and provides certificates to all successful candidates.

Silent Features of SELF
Spoken Tutorial based Education and Learning through Free and Open Source Software
    • This distance education method is highly conducive to self-learning.
  • Once one gets started any student or faculty can master the FOSS and also get certificates, silver ⁄ Learners and Gold  ⁄ Completion ⟨ based on clearing an assessment test ⟩

 

  • UG, PG or Research scholar students and even teachers of Science, IT, Engineering, Commerce, Management, MCA disciplines can learn any of the FOSS.

 

  • Support from IIT Bombay is available over Skype, in such cases the main organizer’s computer should have a webcam via which the Spoken Tutorial team can monitor the Training and answer questions.

 

  • If the participants wish to take the test they must do so a month after the Training.

 

Birds Eye Summary Since September 2013 to June 2019
Year Wise Summary

Year

No Of Workshops

No of Participants

2019

3

181

2018

12

556

2017

11

371

2016

13

335

2015

10

269

2014

24

496

2013

8

172

Total

78

2380

Subject Wise Summary

Subject

No Of Workshops

No of Participants

C

16

508

Cpp

15

599

C and Cpp

19

473

Linux

7

141

Java

17

520

PHP and MySQL

7

139

Total

81

2380