Rather than denying college students something they like the most, Myklassroom.com has used the social networking concept to enhance their learning experience
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Rather than denying college students something they like the most, Myklassroom.com has used the social networking concept to enhance their learning experience.
Myklassroom.com is a social e-learning platform that blends social networking and e-learning to transform the traditional classroom education into an online collaborative teaching and learning method, according to its founder Natraj Thudupathy.
With more than 10 years experience abroad in the technology sector, Mr. Thudupathy has launched this platform targeting colleges and universities. The platform not only connects students and teachers of the same institution, but also other institutions that use the platform. The institution can be anywhere in the world.
The virtual space provided by the platform is used by all the stakeholders of an institution based on a Cloud concept. Each person has an individual membership login ID.
Most of the content is common. There are various links that enable users to access relevant information.
Most of the content is based on the curriculum for each of the undergraduate subjects in the engineering, pure sciences and management domains.
The content is available in text, newspaper clippings, audio and video formats. If the user wishes to access content from outside the platform, there is an approval process to add that content to the existing content.
Provisions are there for creating online assignments, making presentations, and much more. There is an event calendar that gives students information about all that happens in the member colleges.
At present, six colleges in the State, out of which four are in Coimbatore, are members of Myklassroom.
Stressing the point that it is not a school / college management software, Mr. Thudupathy says it is a space where students, faculty and administration can collaborate. The login for faculty and administration will be different from that of a student, and the content management is left to the faculty.
A department or a college as a whole can adopt the platform. Based on the requirement of the users, value-additions will be made. There is a link “Submit an idea” where anyone can leave an idea that can be included if found good.