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My moocs presentation

  1. 1. 20 February 2014 Introduction on MOOCs Created by Nthabiseng Ncamani
  2. 2. WHAT IS A MOOC?
  3. 3. Definition: MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course
  4. 4. Definition contd… A MOOC is a free internet-based, distance learning program, designed for students from all around the world to participate in. A MOOC may be used for a particular university course or may be less structured at times.
  5. 5. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A MOOC?
  6. 6. Although MOOCs don't always offer academic credits, they provide education that may enable certification, employment or further studies.
  7. 7. F.Y.I… The acronym ”MOC” is pronounced with a long “oo” sound, to rhyme with ’’kook” rather than ‘’book’’. The Oxford online dictionary added the term (as "MOOC") in August 2013.
  8. 8. Refrences… http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/massively-open-online-course-MOOC K. Masters : A Brief Guide To Understanding MOOCs. The Internet Journal of Medical Education. 2011 Volume 1 Number 2
  9. 9. The end… Thank you!

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