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October 28, 2019

Beyond MOOCs, e-learning is India’s Renaissance bet

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Online courses from India—from players such as SimpliLearn, Upgrad and Great Learning—are providing domestic and global learners with the knowledge and skills to upgrade themselves, while building high-margin businesses.  The delivery model from India is different compared to the US, where massive open online courses (MOOCs) captured the public imagination in 2011. Companies like Coursera, Udacity and EdX promoted the idea of self-learning platforms that host well-produced videos for professionals and students. In India, the role of the instructor is vital for learners, says Kumar of SimpliLearn. The human interface is vital in four areas: Designing the course material, advisory services to learners before they select a course, student support, and career placement.

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