Spoken Tutorial (www.spoken-tutorial.com) is an initiative of National Mission on Education through ICT, Government of India, to promote IT literacy through Open Source Software. The Project is about teaching and learning a particular FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) like Linux, Scilab, LaTeX, PHP & MySQL, Java, C/C++, LibreOffice etc. via an easy Video tool - Spoken Tutorials.
This project is based on the concept that Learning is more effective when animation /narration are presented simultaneously and Audio-video demonstrations can illustrate features with maximum clarity.
DAVIM has become an integral part of this program by dedicating a complete Lab and running the courses offered by IIT Bombay as part of its UG and PG courses.
This Lab has been fully equipped with all the latest multimedia devices to enhance the skills of the students while being monitored by the IIT Bombay Servers. Subsequently, students are awarded certificates by the IIT Bombay as per the course chosen by the student. Some are based on offline content while others are based on online time bound tests. The technical know-how of the student also affects the performance in the final university examination.
Additional content is provided in the form of videos, MCQs, notes and tests to help student understand the concepts.
The total numbers of participants who have been trained at DAVIM are 1127 till 2016 in the various courses. Additional content was developed in the form of videos, MCQs, notes and tests to help student understand the concept.