Express News Service
BENGALURU: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday unveiled the first of its kind Digital Education initiative for government college students — Learning Management System (LMS) Karnataka.
LMS Karnataka will be rolled out for five lakh students in 430 Government First Grade Colleges, 87 Government Polytechnics and 14 Government Engineering Colleges from the academic year 2020-21.
Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education Dr Ashwathnarayan called it a revolutionary step in the teaching-learning process in higher education in the country. The open-source platform, developed with an investment of Rs 4 crore, would give the students access to self-learning and live-learning, he added.
The department of higher education has touted this as a means to bridge the digital divide between the urban and rural, private and government institutes. The platform will provide e-content and support online assessment of government college students’ in the state.
The platform will