“WHAT IS MOOC?
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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)
MOOC classes are open to anyone
classes are free, no need to stress
about the cost.
no attendance required, it‟s
online… allowing you to study at the
comfort of your home
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.
MOOCs may not always offer academic credits, however,
they do provide education that may enable certification,
employment or further studies.
• „MOOC‟ TERM COINED BY
• First MOOC offered.
2,300 register online.
• Breakthrough: Stanford
University‟s Fall Al class
attracts over 150,000 online
• Professor leaves Stanford to
• MITx opens for enrollment.
• Two Stanford professors
• MIT and Harvard build off of
MITx to launch edX.
• MOOC MOOC: An
about MOOCs takes stage.
• Coursera enters discussion
with the American Council
on Education to evaluate
credit equivalency for
Scalability of provision.
Community and connections.
Open access- Restricted license.
Open access and license.
Networked learning across multiple platforms
Individual learning in single platform.
Acquire a curriculum of knowledge and skills.
Develop shaped practices, knowledge and
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