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    • MOOCS- IN A CLASSROOM
    • WHAT EXACTLY IS A MOOC
    • A MOOC IS A MODEL FOR DELIVERING LEARNING CONTENT ONLINE TO ANY PERSON WHO WANTS TO TAKE THE COURSE WITHOUT LIMITATION OF ANY NATURE.
    • HISTORY OF MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES
    • The term was coined by a group of Canadian academics in 2008 to represent a recently invented type of online class that depends on upon small group interaction for most of the instruction.
    • IT HAS BEEN FIFTEEN YEARS NOW SINCE THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BEGAN THE OPENCOURSEWARE PROJECT..
    • COMPUTERS CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET STARTED TO MULTIPLY IN OFFICES, LIBRARIES, SCHOOLS AND HOMES IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD.
    • NOWADAYS, MOBILE DEVISES AND TABLETS HAVE AN INCREASING ROLE IN LEARNING WITHIN NETWORKS.
    • PURPOSES OF MOOCS
    • PURPOSES OF MOOCS…CONT Increase to higher education Reduce costs and strengthen teaching and learning. Add value to education, particularly the learning for students, community, in order to maximize social capital
    • ADVANTAGES OF MOOCS… • Accessibility> the online format of moocs provide accessibility and flexibility • and eliminate the need for prerequisites. It is not limited to students only but • even young people can engage in moocs. • Student engagement> moocs improve students outcomes in a classroom. • Lifelong learning experiences>lifelong learning skills will be improved, for • participating in a MOOC forces you to think about your own learning and • knowledge absorption.
    • DISADVANTAGES OF MOOCS • Make discussion a challenge> it is impossible to facilitate meaningful conversation with students. • Make it easier for students to dropout>MOOCS are strictly online, not a blended experience with some classroom time. • They shrink faculties> they are the destroyers of traditional higher education.
    • TYPES OF MOOCS
    • THE C-MOOCS THE ARE DESIGNED TO EMPHASIZE CONNECTING LEARNERS. THE C- MOOC STANDS FOR CONNECTIVIST MOOC.
    • THE X-MOOC X-MOOCS APPEAR TO HAVE DEVELOPED OUT OF THE IDEA OF OPENCOURSEWARE AND OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES.THEY ARE OFFERED BY UNIVERSITIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.
    • LIST OF MOOCS • Edx> it combines the power of top universities like Massachusetts institute of technology, Harvard, and university of California to create top-notch classes. • Audacity> it is a collection of moocs, mostly related to computers. • Coursera>it is a free online course for learners. • Udemy> lots of courses created by experts across the world.
    • FIELD OF INTEREST Psychology
    • TOPICS Conflict management Sexual transmitted infections Career choices