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Moocs

  1. 1. L.N Makhathini 201219005 Professional Studies 3A MOOCS PRESENTATION
  2. 2. Table of content • ICE BREAKER SLIDE NO. 3 • MOOC ACRONYM SLIDE NO. 4 • WHAT IS A MOOC SLIDE NO. 5 • ORIGIN OF MOOC SLIDE NO. 6 • USES OF MOOC SLIDE NO. 7 • TYPES OF MOOC SLIDE NO. 8 • C-MOOC SLIDE NO. 9 • X-MOOC SLIDE NO. 10 • MY FIELD OF INTEREST SLIDE NO. 11
  3. 3. I am sure you are asking yourself what is a MOOC? WELL SIT BACK AND RELAX, THIS PRESENTATION WILL EXPLAIN TO YOU WHAT MOOCS IS ALL ABOUT.
  4. 4. 1. MOOC • • • • M- MASSIVE O- OPEN O- ONLINE C- COURSE
  5. 5. What is a MOOC? • IS AN ONLINE COURSE FOCUSING ON UNLIMITED PARTICIPATION AND OPEN ACCESS VIA THE WEB. • MOOCS ARE A RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN DISTANCE EDUCATION SUCH AS HOME SCHOOLING. • THEY ARE SIMILAR TO UNIVERSITY COURSES, BUT DO NOT TEND TO OFFER ACADEMIC CREDIT. • MOOCS MAKE ONLINE LEARNING EASIER.
  6. 6. Origin of MOOC • THE TERM MOOC WAS COINED IN 2008 BY DAVE CORMIER • HE IS THE MANAGER OF WEB COMMUNICATION AND INNOVATIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
  7. 7. Uses of MOOCs • PRESENT A COST-EFFECTIVE WAY FOR COMPANIES TO PROVIDE THEIR WORKERS WITH TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES • UPGRADE YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON SOMETHING SPECIFIC FOR YOUR INDUSTRY • COURSE DESIGN: “FLIPPING THE CLASSROOM,” OR SWAPPING CLASSWORK WITH HOMEWORK, WAS FIRST MADE POPULAR BY KHAN ACADEMY.
  8. 8. Types of MOOCs C-MOOCS X- MOOCS
  9. 9. C-MOOC • COMMUNITY LEARNING AND CONNECTION • OPEN ACCESS AND LICENSE • NETWORK LEARNING ACROSS MULTIPLE PLATFORMS AND SERVICES • DEVELOP SHARED KNOWLEDGE, PRACTICE AND UNDERSTANDING
  10. 10. x-MOOC • SCALABILITY OF PROVISION • OPEN ACCESS- RESTRICTED LICENSE • INDIVIDUAL LEARNING IN SINGLE PLATFORM • ACQUIRE A CURRICULUM OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL
  11. 11. My field of interest I AM INTERESTED IN SPORTS AND BIOLOGY THE TOPICS I WOULD LIKE TO EXPLORE USING MOOCS ARE ATHLETE NUTRITION, SPORTS DEVELOPMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE.
  12. 12. Reference list • HTTP://WWW.SLIDESHARE.NET/DOWNES/EDUCATION-ASPLATFORM?FROM_SEARCH=11 • HTTP://WWW.SLIDESHARE.NET/LYNGOODNIGHT/MULTMEDIA-PRESENTATIONGOODNIGHT

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