1. WHAT IS A MOOC?
2. HISTORY OF MOOCS.
3. THE TYPES OF MOOCS.
4. HOW TO ACCESS MOOCS.
5. WHAT KIND OF COURSES ARE OFFERED?
6. ADVANTAGES AND DISAVANTAGES OF MOOCS
7. MY COURSE OF INTEREST
What is a MOOC?
MOOC STANDTS FOR :
A massive open online course (MOOC) is a free Web-based distance
learning program that is designed for the participation of large numbers of
geographically dispersed students.
A MOOC may be patterned on a college or university course or may be
less structured. Although MOOCs don't always offer academic credits, they
provide education that may enable certification, employment or further
History of MOOCS
In 2004 George
In 2008 the first
presented at the
In 2010 Daved
In 2011 moocs
for college prep
(Cormier, 2011 ).
In 2012 courser
launched a form
In 2013 cMOOCs
too numerous to
THE TYPES OF MOOCS
Many peer to
One to many
n student and
content or student
How can we access a
There are many ways of accessing a MOOC from a university
ship at private schools
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTESOF
The use of relevant online tools
Do not a qualification to register
into a MOOC
It improves your life long learning
You can use your own devices.
Can ne easily accessed.
Feeling of confussion
Technology can distract you from
learning or focusing on the
It requires time and effort.
My course of interest
Biology and life sciences
I am very companionate about biology as it a subject
where you will learn, discover new things all then time.
Topics am interested in
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Comier,D.(2010). What is a mooc [CC-BY]
Downes,S.(2012). Connectivism and connective knowledge: Essays on
meaning and learning networks. Moncton: National Research Council
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