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  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO TOPIC This presentation is based on massively open online courses (MOOCs). It state more about MOOCs including: • It’s history, • Types of MOOCs and • The topic that I want to pursue on my future MOOCs experience.
  2. 2. WHAT IS MOOC S ? • A way of learning , a course, an open participatory distribution and life long learning. • An environment where people who are more advanced , reasons, thinkers , motivators and educators can practice their skill in a public way. • It is a compilation of learning material. • MOOCs is not a course it’s self but it a transmission of a course.
  3. 3. DISADVANTAGES AND ADVANTAGIS D I S A D VA N TA D E S  Participants must create their own content  Digital literacy is necessary  Time and effort required from participant.  Participants must self-regulate and set their own goals AD VA N TA G E S  Escape time zones and boundaries  Produce and deliver in short timeframe  Contextualized content can be shared  Lower barriers to student entry  Enhance personal learning environment  Improve lifelong learning skills  It is locally irrelevant. By Lewin, Tamar (20 February 2013). Online avalable at "Universities Abroad Join Partnerships on the Web". New York Times. Access on 16 February
  4. 4. HISTORY OF MOOCS Before the MOOCs were developed there was a broadcast radio as an e-learning but it failed due to lack of participation. Prior MOOCs there was an OER (Open Educational Resources). The first MOOCs emerged from the open educational resources (OER) movement. The term MOOC was coined in 2008 by Dave Cormier and Senior Research Fellow Bryan Alexander of the National Institute for Technology. Its stated objective is to enable people to gain basic education and workplace skills
  5. 5. TYPES OF MOOC X-MOOC  X-MOOC is based on the scalability (for learning).  Mostly X-MOOC are typically offered by the universities in partnership with an online profit organisation.  Universities are use this type of MOOC to deliver the content.  Student need to pay for X-MOOC as the confirmation of that they are learning with the expectation of results  Students must post the slides and blogs to confirm their participant. C-MOOC  Stands for connectivist MOOC  Focus on community and connections  It mostly benefiting to students  Feeding forward, sharing of ideas and content.  Learning and knowledge rest in diversity of opinions.  Learning are reside in non-human appliances.  Capacity to learn is more critical than what is currently known.  There is no confirmation for participant
  6. 6. THE TOPIC THAT I WANT TO PURSUE. My field of interest is language. The topic I would like to pursue on my future MOOC experience is “syntax” which refers to the organisation of words in a sentence.
  7. 7. REFERENCES By Deb Peterson (2013) The pros and cons of MOOC. Continuing Learning. Com online available at Access on 16 February 2013 By Lewin, Tamar (20 February 2013). Online avalaible http://universities Abroad Join Partnerships on the Web. New York Times. Accessed on 16 February 2014. By Cheverie, Joan.(2014) http://MOOCs an Intellectual Property: Ownership and Use Rights". Accessed on 15 February 2014