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  • 1. What are Moocs?
  • 2. What are Moocs? Continue  What I can say about moocs is learners can learn online by themselves and even with the help of peers, teachers and coaches.  What I like about moocs is you choose what you want to learn, unlike in the normal classroom where you are forced to learn something you do not understand.
  • 3. What are Moocs? Continues  It can reach anyone with internet who is interested in learning.  It is free of charge.  It does not need qualification or certificate to enroll to the course.  Learners who are already enrolled to university can uses moocs to discuss content lessons
  • 4. HISTORY OF MOOC’S  Mooc’s was first introduced in 2008 by George Siemens and Stephen Downes, a researcher with the National Research Council of Canada. They were soon joined by David Cormier, an instructional technologist at the University of Prince Edward Island.
  • 5. HISTORY OF MOOC’S  The original aim of MOOCs was to open up education and provide free access to university level education for as many students as possible.  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 around the world.
  • 6. DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOOCS AVAILABLE cMoocs  We have cMooc’s which refers to fully networked courses with the goal of knowledge creation.  It is based on a connectivism theory of learning with networks developed informally xMoocs  xMooc’s which indicate the large scale courses for knowledge reproduction  It is content-based MOOCs which follow a more behaviourist approach
  • 7. DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOOCS AVAILABLE Continues cMoocs  Informal learning xMoocs  More formal learning
  • 8. MY FIELD OF INTEREST  I am interested in Psychology.  It involves a lot of things like peoples minds, their mental process and also scientific research etc.
  • 9. TOPIC I WOULD LIKE TO PURSUE IN MY FUTURE MOOCS EXPERIENCE  Feature learn courses  Online learning about moocs
  • 10. LIST OF REFERENCES URI: http://publications.cetis.ac.uk/2013/667