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/