E-resources teacher trainee

A study on awareness and usage of E-resource portals among prospective teachers

Preeti Goel, Navita Malik


Teacher education programs are accountable for preparing the future teachers, so curricula must formulate the teacher for an ever-growing and expanding field of K-12 online learning in all of its forms including literacy and usage of E- resource portal to enhance learning initiated by the government of India to make education accessible and equitable to all. These portals can be used anywhere, anytime for various activities as learning, teaching research work, and e-content. By completing courses on the Swayam platform that offer extra credentials to the learner with the comfort of self-paced learning at their comfort zone. Despite such tremendous assistance, it was found that there is a lack of awareness and knowledge about courses among students, and the completion rate as compared to registration is not balanced. Therefore, this research's main objective is to study the awareness and usage of E-Resources Portals among Prospective Teacher that includes graduates and postgraduates’ students pursuing B.Ed. Course. Also, to explore the attitude among prospective teachers towards the need to access these portals and the status of enrolment in MOOC courses among prospective teachers. 


E-Resources Portals; Teacher education; Awareness; Usage; Swayam; Disha; DIKSHA; E-library; Online learning;

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