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  1. 1. “WHAT IS MOOC? Fear not because the answer you need is just slides away The focus of this presentation is as follows:  what is MOOC  The history of MOOCs  Different types of MOOCs  MOOC in English for teaching and learning (field of interest)  References
  2. 2.  M-ASSIVE> MOOC classes are open to anyone  O-PEN> classes are free, no need to stress about the cost.  O-NLINE> no attendance required, it‟s online… allowing you to study at the comfort of your home  C-OURSE> MOOCs emphasize key features of a class such as engagement material, and networking with other students.  MOOC is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.
  3. 3.  MOOCs may not always offer academic credits, however, they do provide education that may enable certification, employment or further studies.
  4. 4. 2008 2011 2012 • „MOOC‟ TERM COINED BY DAVE • First MOOC offered. “Connectivism and Connective knowledge” 2,300 register online. • Breakthrough: Stanford University‟s Fall Al class attracts over 150,000 online enrolled • Professor leaves Stanford to confound UDACITY. • MITx opens for enrollment. • Two Stanford professors launch Coursera. • MIT and Harvard build off of MITx to launch edX. • MOOC MOOC: An unprecendented MOOC about MOOCs takes stage. • Coursera enters discussion with the American Council on Education to evaluate credit equivalency for courses.
  5. 5. xMOOCs cMOOCs Massive Scalability of provision. Community and connections. Open Open access- Restricted license. Open access and license. Online Networked learning across multiple platforms and services. Individual learning in single platform. course Acquire a curriculum of knowledge and skills. Develop shaped practices, knowledge and understanding.
  6. 6.  IN ENGLISH MOOCS WILL BENEFIT ALL THOSE STUDENTS THAT HAVE CHALLENGES WITH SPECIFIC TOPICS. i.e. learners can go through the same test many times until they feel they confident, and the advantage is that they will get immediate feedback  Word puzzles will help improve spelling  Unlike books, MOOCs allow space for audio ebooks. This will benefit learners with reading difficulties.
  7. 7.  rise-of-moocs  ultmedia-presentation-goodnight