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  • What is a MOOC? Massive - The use of the internet to connect with other global scales. Open - No charge of any student Online - Learning together in a digital modes Course - choosing any field you want.
  • History of MOOC  In 2004 George Siemensand Stephen Downes developed a theory of connectivism. The thesis of the theory was to distribute equal knowledge across the network connections and to provide equal education for everyone disadvantaged or not.  In 2008 the first MOOC was presented at the University of Manitoba with 2200 learners.  In 2010 videos about MOOC were uploaded in YouTube  In 2011MOOC helped freshmen to prepare for college requirements  In 2012 Harvard had its first MOOC that had 370,000 registered students  In 2013 cMOOC and xMOOC introduced
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  • Connecting the global world through the internet. HTTP://WWW.TIMESHIGHEREDUCATION.CO.UK/PICTURES/WEB/I/O/M/M OUSE_AND_MORTAR_BOAR_450.JPG View slide
  • Why use MOOC? This network offers learners learning opportunities to study any course of their choice. It prepares learners for the real world of employment It connects diverse learners and gives fresh experiences. It encourages learners to become responsible for their own knowledge.
  • Fresh and exciting experiences
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  • Different types of MOOCs cMOOCs It was the first MOOC offered. It provides knowledge that is generated by teachers, students and others. It focuses on knowledge creation and a creating another generation that is very computer literate. xMOOCs It is based on a more traditional model of teacher- student transfer of knowledge. The information is offered by large organizations like Udacity and edX. sMOOCs It is based on behaviorist learning theory with cognitive components The transmission of knowledge or teaching is based on discussions forums. It uses a limited range of technology
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  • My field of interest  I was very surprised of the courses they offer here in MOOC.  I'm mostly interested in General Biology and I have went through the lectures slides based on my field of interest. I'm very impressed of the content that is provided by the lectures and the practicals that they do.  in the future I'm planning to apply for computer technology and computer science.
  • Reference list  http://www.stanforddaily.com/2012/04/18/coursera- launches- humanities-courses/ Cormier, D. (Director). (2010).  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW3gMGqcZQc Cormier, D. (2011, November). Rhizomatic learning.  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/massive- open-online- courses-are-multiplying-at-a-rapid- pace.html?pagewanted=1 Siemens, G. (2006). Knowing Knowledge. Creative Commons License: Lulu.