Leading global publisher Tata McGraw-Hill Education, has partnered with Vriti, a Smart Education Platform company to launch free, online ‘Smart Courses’ for Engineering and Management on tablet devices. These pre-bundled courses will be available on India’s most popular e-learning tablet, the Micromax Funbook.
Smart Courses combine high-quality education content from Tata McGraw-Hill on the platform developed by Vriti. These would contain e-books, assignments, videos, multimedia, detailed assessments & personalized tips wrapped in an intelligent lesson plan. The course will also create student edu-social communities per course on the cloud globally. The pre-bundled short summarized courses will be upgradable to the full ‘Smart Course’ offering through e-payments on the tablet. The partnership plans to introduce over 100 free courses in the higher education segments of Engineering and Management. The platform will adapt the content while adhering to the syllabus of several technical universities in India and abroad making it relevant for a broad group of students. The first sets of courses are planned for release in early September.
Deepak Mehrotra, CEO, Micromax commented “Tablets have huge potential in the education sector. Funbook, our 7″ version of the device came packed with content targeted towards early learners. The focus with the upcoming 10″ Funbook Pro is going to be on higher education and for the same we have tied-up with Tata McGraw Hill and Vriti. Our tie-up will strengthen the content on the device for management and engineering students who will be able to access the due supported content. This association will open up opportunities for students across the globe to get access to valuable content.”
Tata McGraw-Hill Education is the market leading provider of Educational materials serving the School, Higher Education, Professional and Healthcare markets. Vriti is a Smart Education Platform company. It uses its large student assessment data to create personalized adaptive learning experience for students and an open digital marketplace for authors globally.