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  • MOOC’S
  • MOOC’S M- MASSIVE O-OPEN O-ONLINE C- COURSE’S
  • TABLE OF CONTENT • WHAT IS MOOC’S ? • THE HISTORY OF MOOC’S • TYPES OF MOOC’S • PURPOSE OF MOOC’S
  • WHAT IS MOOC’S ? • Definition of mooc’s : is a model for delivering learning content online to any person who wants to take a course, with no limit on attendance and free of charge. MOOCs are typically provided by higher education institutions What does the term stand for?
  • Short History of mooc’s• The term MOOC was developed by, Dave Cormier in 2008 to describe Siemens and Downes’ “Connectivism and connective knowledge” course. • This online course was initially designed for a group of twenty-five enrolled, fee paying students to study for credit and at the same time was opened up to registered only learners worldwide. • The development of MOOC’S was rooted within the ideals of openness in education.  Therefore it empowers that knowledge should be shared freely, and the desire to learn should be met without demographic, economic, and geographical constraints.
  • 1.MADE MOOC’S Innovative in the use of video Avoids talking heads More of a formal (assignments, problem solving ETC) 2.Synch MOOCs They can literally be taken anytime, anywhere No or looser deadlines for assignments and assessments No or frequent start dates 3.Asynch MOOCs
  • Types of MOOCS CONTINUES 5. Group MOOCs
  • • . XMOOC’S VS CMOOC’S X-MOOC doesn't stand for anything specifically X-MOOCS are typically offered by a university in partnership with a profit organization. C-MOOC stands for Connectivist MOOC C-MOOC- refers to a MOOC designed to emphasize a connection of learners
  • The main purpose of mooc’s • The main aim of MOOC’S is to ensure that students are updated about the course at all times. Therefore, through MOOC’S students watch lectures, read assigned material, participate in online discussions and forums, and complete quizzes and tests on the course material regardless of whether they attended or not.  It encourages self regulation hence learners are expected to things on their own of which automatically encourages critical thinking.
  • MY FIELD OF INTEREST My field of interest id ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES. STUDENTS BENEFITS Through MOOC’S, students can be able to do different things on this subject. Those thing may includes the following: • They'll have the opportunity to either purchase a textbook or use free online educational resources. • They will have the opportunity get understanding about different and broad economics terms through the use of other people’s/expects contributions and understanding . • It allows students to access a broader syllabus than could possibly be offered by the staff of a single school.
  • Field of interest cont.….. My benefits as a teacher • Through MOOC’s teaching can be very easy especially hence it causes learners to be self regulated. • Furthermore, it also makes it easy to demonstrate economic principles in fun and engaging ways through classroom games and other interactive exercises for an example Through MOOC’S I can test my students more frequently through in-class quizzes, assignments, 'one-minute comment' papers, and participation in economic experiments. THE END
  • Reference list • Goodnight L. (2013) Multimedia presentation goodnight at http://www.slideshare.net/LynGoodnight/multmedia-presentation-goodnight • Africa S.O. (2013) Rise of MOOCs at http://www.slideshare.net/oerafrica/the- rise-of-moocs • TRUCANO M. (2013) More about MOOCs and developing countries at http://blogs.worldbank.org/edutech/moocs-developing-countries