Digital learning in Karnataka government colleges – education



Karnataka government on Monday said it has determined to execute learning management system (LMS)-based digital learning in government higher educational institutions from the academic year 2020-21.

‘Karnataka LMS’ would be implemented in 430 government first grade colleges, 87 government polytechnics and 14 government engineering colleges, an official press release said.

This would have a progressive have an effect on on the teaching of approximately 24,000 teachers and learning of approximately 4.5 lakh students, it said.

‘Karnataka LMS’ was once launched by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who may be in-charge of the Higher Education Branch.

LMS-based digital learning is said to be a novel and a first of its type initiative of the state government, a boon to the students of Government Higher Education Institutions, particularly those from socially and economically deprived sections of society.

This can be a platform to revolutionise the teaching and learning process by effecting changes in delivery of satisfied, access and assessment, the release said.

This can be a comprehensive system which empowers teachers, enriches students and bridges the digital divide, it said.

“It provides access to all, any time, any where,” it said.

Multilingual e-content in the form of PPTs, videos, quizzes, assignments and e-study materials congruous with both self-learning and classroom teaching is being developed as per the university-prescribed syllabi of 14 affiliating varsities by the faculty of the Branch of Collegiate and Technical Education.

In the LMS, there would be analytics for scientific assessment of quite a lot of parameters related to academics.

Also, there would be scope for ranking of students, teachers and colleges, cumulative performance outline, students feedback, satisfied rating, tracking of e-content usage by teachers in classrooms and students and detailed analytical outline, it added.


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