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MOOCs- Know How!

Simple case study on MOOC.

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MOOCs- Know How!

  1. 1. MOOC MassiveOpenonlineCourses
  2. 2. The term MOOC was coined in 2008 by Dave Cormier of the University of Prince Edward Island in response to a course called Connectivism and Connective Knowledge which was led by GeorgeSiemens
  3. 3. Massive:Access to unlimited learners from around the world. Open:This generally means free access to the course and the learning resources. Online:MOOCs are conducted entirely online; there are no face-to-face learning opportunities. Course:MOOCs provide a structured unit of learning, with a defined start and end date, and learning outcomes.
  4. 4. TWOCATEGORIESOFMOOC: xMOOCs–These are organized courses, focused around educator generated content(often in the form of video) with automated testing; they offer a linear journey for the learner and will provide structured opportunities for discussion. cMOOCs–These are more organic courses, focused around learner generated content, and provide a personal and very subjective learning experience; these courses use the collective intelligence of the learning community to generate knowledge and are participant led.
  5. 5. Mooc COMPONENTS: Syllabus (course map, schedule) Course materials (e.g. video lectures, quizzes, interactive activities) Learning community (e.g. discussion forum, blog, wiki) Help, technical support, user feedback Course deadlines Recent quizzes / discussions Supporting content
  6. 6. Mooc ADVANTAGES: Courses open to anyone with an internet connection. Non-certified courses completely free. Option to gain certification and accreditation for course completion. Single-unit study allows personalization of learning to suit individual requirements. Option to work completely at own pace. Peer-collaboration promotes new ideas and ways of thinking. Discussion forums allow learners to organize and put-forward own thoughts. Individual study develops self discipline and motivation.
  7. 7. TWOprimaryvideoproduction formats Lecture-Style Video Formats Tutorial/Demonstration Video Formats
  8. 8. Lecture-StyleVideoFormats Instructor(s) with/without Presentation Slides: Features instructor(s) lecturing, with or without PowerPoint slide presentation slides inserted throughout with instructor ‘voice over’ while slide is displayed Office Setting: Close-up shots of the instructor filmed at his or her office, typically instructor speaks directly to camera Classroom Setting: Video captured from a live classroom lecture Production Studio Setting: Instructor recorded in a studio with no audience, typically speaking to the camera
  9. 9. Tutorial/DemonstrationVideoFormats Video Screencast: of the instructor demonstrating a concept, i.e. writing code in a text editor, or command-line prompt (in the case of computer science courses), using spreadsheet or document Instructor Drawing Freehand on a Digital Tablet, using a software program, which is a style popularized by Khan Academy videos

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