Online Course 2020: The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, or GGSIPU, will offer a 15-week online course on society and media through the SWAYAM platform of the Ministry of HRM (Human Resource Development). The registration of this free online course has been started and will be continued till July 15, 2020. The course is coordinated and designed by Dr. Durgesh Tripathi, founding faculty of the USMC, University School of Mass Communication, GGSIPU.
This will help students whose academic schedules have been affected due to the COVId-19 outbreak in the country and the lockdown followed after it.
The examination for this 15-week online course will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). Also, after the successful completion of the course, a certificate verified by the university will also be issued to the learners. The course will end on October 30, 2020.
MOOCs’ or Massive Open Online Courses, the Society and Media free online course were among the top 5 courses launched at the SWAYAM portal in the 2019 odd semester. This has attracted more than 1,200 enrollments across the country. This year, the course has been selected among 42 other courses from across universities in respect to its demand and quality of content.
Earlier, IP University has also organized several webinars and online lectures for students learning.
Society and Media course will be on four quadrants: video lectures, lectures notes, quiz and discussion forum.
Students can visit the website mentioned to know more details about the course layout, books references for this course and for registration or enrollment: Click here.
|Enrollment Start||June 1, 2020|
|Enrollment End||August 15, 2020|
|Course Start||July 15, 2020|
|Course End||October 30, 2020|
|Exam Date||November 15, 2020|
Dr. Tripathi in a statement has said that students from various disciplines and subjects may enrol in this society and media course to gain a better understanding of the role and importance of media in our society. Media has become an integral part of our lives and the students should take advantage of the situation by enrolling to gain new perspectives on the functioning of media especially when we are flooded with misinformation and fake news.
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