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About MOOCs and it History

About MOOCs and it History

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  • 1. Student no: 201212522 Module Course:Proffessiona l studies 3A
  • 2. M- Massive O- OPen O- Online C- Course
  • 3. What is a MOOC?
  • 4. massive open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to any person who wants to take a course, with no limit on attendance.  .........is a free Web-based distance learning program that is designed for the participation of large numbers of geographically dispersed students. A
  • 5. According to Stephen downes:2008, from the University of Prince Edward Island... Massive-Student numbers can be 100,000+ Open -Study any course, anywhere at anytime Online -As opposed face to face or blended Course -Learning unit in an academic Subject
  • 6. MOOCs can answer and provide data for developing World institution to review their teaching and learning practices fro better qualities and outcomes.
  • 7. xMOOCs, cMOOCs and Open Boundary course
  • 8.  2004;George Siemens and Stephen Downes develop theory of Connectivism,”the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections and learning therefore consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks ( Downes, 2012)
  • 9. 2002:MIT OpenCourseWare project formed  2008:First MOOC presented at the University of Manitoba with-2200 registrants  2008:Khan academy starts (actually in 2006)  2010:Daive Cormier video about MOOCs added on YouTube  2011:MOOcs for college skills helps freshmen prepare for college requirements(cormier,2011)  2012: New York Times calls 2012 “The year of MOOC”  2013:cMOOCs and xMOOCs too numerous to accurately count 
  • 10. •learners with instructors or coaches that can help them master the content. • Teachers ,Lectures or any person that is able to use the internet or have an access to social media and networks.
  • 11. •Educators can recognize the advantages of MOOCs, as it a benefit to the teachers life in any several challenges exist. •The concept of openness as any learner can take part in classroom activities as individual being able to interact with the other fellow students especially when it a diverse learning institution
  • 12.  My field of interest is IsiZulu (Mother tongue) and Life orientation, I will use Moocs to expand or increase my Knowledge , This online open education will make things easier for me as a Language teacher, specifically in Poetry and literature as it seemed as a most challenging part of language teaching and learning for students in our days. I totally believe that it will make an impact to everyone who’s in the same grade or class as my pupils who will receiving learning throughout the Moocs.
  • 13.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_ online_course  http://www.jisc.ac.uk/inform/inform36/Mak ingSenseOfMOOCs.html#.Uwfd4_lrXDs  http://www.downes.ca/post/58913