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  • 1. This presentation is presented by sikhumbuzo 201233151.
  • 2. Content
  • 3. What is a mooc? Mooc stand for massive open online course. Moocs are unique and exciting virtual teaching and learning. It is an online course aimed to limit the illiteracy people. Mooc is a global learning and concussive communication between the teacher and the learners.
  • 4. History of mooc  The term MOOC was found in 2008 by Dave Cormier of the university of price Edward Island. The origin of the MOOC goes way back (all of five years), to 2008 when Canadian scholars Stephen Downes and George Siemens led an online course called Connectivism and Connective Knowledge A Senior Bryan Alexander of the National Institute for Technology in Liber Research Fellowal Education in response to a course called connective followed.  All course content was available through RSS feeds and online students could participate through collaborative tools.  In June 2013, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launched Skynet University, which offers MOOCs on introductory astronomy.  All course content was available through RSS feeds and online students could participate through collaborative tools,  The statistics says More than 96,000 learners from around the world, including all 50 states and more than 155 countries, have participated in the courses of mooc  the MOOC’s structure and student experience has changed significantly
  • 5. Continuetion example of mooc grouth
  • 6. Disadvantages of mooc • One of the challenges that MOOC instructors face is to learn how to alter and improve the courses when they are taught many times. • teachers are unable to give active feedbacks for assignments and tests to the students because of large number of learners. • Only students with a lot perseverance and self-discipline can complete these courses. • Students who are unable to manage their time often drop out of these courses.
  • 7. Advantages of moocs MOOCs are a boon for people who have faced obstacles in pursuing education due to lack of money and poverty. MOOCs offer the various learning communities for everyone. The are tools used to collaborate with learners and help them solve real world problems . The learners can choose a course of their choice from the convenience of their homes.
  • 8. Types of moocs The c mooc Accademic, non profit and individual. Contructivist and connectivist approach Many to many( the dialogue such as peer interection) The x moocs Major universities Behahourist and cognitive approach One to many ( student, teachers and content)
  • 9. Interest and field is mathematics. I will choose cMOOC, c stand for connectivist.• cMOOC, learners are encouraged to contribute actively, using these digital platforms. Participants’ contributions in form of blog posts.so, in mathematitics learners needs to be logistic. • cMOOCs are also not typically sponsored or funded by higher education institutions but are organized by individuals with a passion for a specific content area and it will make the learners to be passionate about maths. • Organizers commit their time to create a framework for learning where participants from all over the world can connect share, contribute, collaborate to learn and expand their network professionally and personally. • cMOOCs are also open and flexible, responsive to needs of its participants which can provide a tailored learning experience. • MOOCs are also open and flexible, responsive to needs of its participants which can provide a tailored learning.