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  1. 1. MOOC FOR EDUCATION. By M.A Malindi
  2. 2. What is mooc? ◦ Mooc is massive open online courses that are free and available for every student that is able to access them. ◦ It is advantageous as it deals with one course at a time and is fast, fun and convenient for every student to explore. Hey! Have you head? There’s this new mooc thing that you can get online and it can really help you enhance your studies!!
  3. 3. Why mooc? ◦ Because it offers opportunities for learners from different backgrounds to interact learn together and be able to solve problems together. ◦ Since mooc promotes great communication and collaborative work, this will enable the learners that take part on mooc to be responsible citizens who will do their best in the world of work. ◦ It is the next step to adapting to technology and change. ◦ It improves language and literacy skills. ◦ Promotes diversity, a sense of autonomy and liberation among learners. ◦ And lastly this is wher students can be free to ask questions that they aren’t free to during the actual class.
  4. 4. Types of moocs.
  5. 5. …. ◦C-moocs: a type of mooc designed or made for the connection or to connect learners. It stands for Connectivist MOOC. ◦X-moocs: X-MOOCs on the other hand are typically offered by a university in partnership with a profit organization. The X does not stand for anything specific.
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  7. 7. The history of mooc
  8. 8. Cont… ◦Early MOOCs emphasized on open access for online features, such as connectivism and open licensing of content, structure, and learning goals, to promote the reuse and remixing of resources. some newer MOOCs use closed licenses for their course materials, while maintaining free access for students.
  9. 9. Cont... ◦Mooc first appeared as an online distance learning in the form of correspondence courses. After these courses were now delivered or promoted at the door step more people stopped the traditional way of going to college and enrolled for these courses.
  10. 10. Fields of interest and topics to persue ◦ The biology field seems interesting and has a variety of topics that one can persue. For example Anatomy and Physiology, Animal behavior and more. ◦ Art and art history also looks interesting specially coming to photography itself, as a teacher one would not mind to try it out. ◦ The study of religion would also bring a bit of enlightenment.
  11. 11. Conclusion ◦In conclusion mooc is specially designed to stimulate young minds into being autonomous and motivated enough to interact with others through the internet. ◦It promotes great diversity and connection between teachers and students that get involved in distance learning.