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2. What is a MOOC?
 M- Massive.
 O- Open.
 O- Online.
 C- Course.
 MOOCs are courses that are delivered electronically to massive audiences—
often in the tens of thousands of students—via the Internet.
 Students are not charged for using moocs.
 It covers a single topic.
 MOOCs are free non-degree online courses with open unlimited global
enrolment to anyone who desires to learn, and regardless of their current
4. My own definition of moocs
 Moocs is an online learning platform that allows anyone/students to learn
through different courses.
 Anyone can register with Moocs and participate in one learning topic.
5. Moocs background.
 George Siemens presented the first MOOC in 2008 at the University of
 2200 Learners participated in the first MOOC presentation.
 In 2010 Dave Cormier added MOOCs videos on Youtube.
 About 370.000 Harvard students registered on MOOCs in 2012.
 In 2013 above 500.000 students registered.
6. Different types of MOOCs
 C moocs
 X moocs
 Moocs may encourage the development of e-learning.
 Improve life-long learning skills.
 You do not need a degree to follow a course.
 You can connect across disciplines and corporate/institutional walls.
 Learning happens in a more informal setting, at a place of your convenience
and often around your own schedule.
 It feels chaotic as participants create their own content.
 It demands digital literacy..
 It demands time and effort from the participants.
 As a participant you need to be able to self-regulate your learning and
possibly give yourself a learning goal to achieve.
9. Field of interest
 Business management
10. Topics I would like to pursue
and technologyRole of
11. THANK YOU.
12. Reference list
 Blatner, D., Fleishman, G. and Roth, S. (1998), Real world scanning and
halftones, 2nd ed., Peachpit Press, New York
 Comer, D. (2010). What is a MOOC?