13 February 2012

Massive Open Online Courses

Came across the interesting concept so thought of penning down some notes :) 

MOOCs are mostly-structured online experiences around a particular topic. They are generally open for participation by anyone for free, although some students may pay to take a MOOC for credit. The course materials are posted in the open instead of locked inside a learning management system. Likewise, student work is posted online. Ideas are exposed and challenged, networks form, the class revolts, and a good time is had by all.

If you’re still struggling with the idea, the following videos may help:

What is it ?

Success in it : 

Article Source: You can find the original on here: http://ets.tlt.psu.edu/podcast/ets-talk-64-massive-open-online-courses/

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