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Mooc presentation

  1. 1. MOOCS!!!
  2. 2. CONTENT 1. WHAT IS A MOOC? 2. HISTORY OF MOOCS. 3. THE TYPES OF MOOCS. 4. HOW TO ACCESS MOOCS. 5. WHAT KIND OF COURSES ARE OFFERED? 6. ADVANTAGES AND DISAVANTAGES OF MOOCS 7. MY COURSE OF INTEREST 8. REFERENCES
  3. 3. What is a MOOC? MOOC STANDTS FOR :   M- MASSIVE   O-OPEN   O-ONLINE   C-COURSES  A massive open online course (MOOC) is a free Web-based distance learning program that is designed for the participation of large numbers of geographically dispersed students.  A MOOC may be patterned on a college or university course or may be less structured. Although MOOCs don't always offer academic credits, they provide education that may enable certification, employment or further studies.
  4. 4. MOCCS
  5. 5. History of MOOCS In 2004 George Siemens and Stephen Downs develop a theory of connectivism In 2008 the first MOOC was presented at the university of Manitoba, with 2200 students. In 2010 Daved Carmer loads videos about MOOCs on youtube (Cormier, 2010) In 2011 moocs for college prep skills helps freshmen for college requirements (Cormier, 2011 ). In 2012 courser launched a form Standford, offer first xMOOCs (Chen, 2012). In 2013 cMOOCs and xMOOCSs too numerous to count accuratly
  6. 6. THE TYPES OF MOOCS cMOOC Academic , non profitable, individuals Constructivist , connectivist approach Many peer to peer interactions Collective peer assessment xMOOC Major universities Behaviorist, c ognitive approach. One to many interactions, betwee n student and content or student and educator Coordinated assessment like quizzes
  7. 7. How can we access a MOOC?  There are many ways of accessing a MOOC from a university  From home  Apprentice  ship at private schools
  8. 8. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTESOF MOOCS ADVANTAGES  The use of relevant online tools  Do not a qualification to register into a MOOC  It improves your life long learning skills.  You can use your own devices.  Can ne easily accessed. DISADVANTAGES  Feeling of confussion  Technology can distract you from learning or focusing on the content.  It requires time and effort.
  9. 9. Courses offered on MOOCS
  10. 10. My course of interest  Biology and life sciences  I am very companionate about biology as it a subject where you will learn, discover new things all then time.
  11. 11. Topics am interested in The brain Genetics Systems in the human body
  12. 12. References  Chen,C.(2012). Coursera launches humanities courses. The Standford Daily . Retrived from http://www.standforddaily.com/2012/04/18/couresera- launches-humanities-courses/.  Comier,D.(2010). What is a mooc [CC-BY] http://www.yotube.com/watch?v=eww3gMGqczqc.  Downes,S.(2012). Connectivism and connective knowledge: Essays on meaning and learning networks. Moncton: National Research Council Canada. Done by: DUDRAH MOYO. STUDENT NO:201206521

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