What is mooc 2


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What is mooc 2

  1. 1. What is mooc? A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.
  2. 2. IT is a free course where students engage and experience lifelong learning.
  3. 3. • Participation through mooc broaden the mind • It allow interaction • Getting various ideas
  4. 4. Mooc innovate teaching and learning
  5. 5. History of mooc  People did not well understand mooc. Companies like Downes connectivism and Courser a co-ordinated number of mooc. Mailbox was used to contact through correspondance courses.
  6. 6. History of mooc continues..  Hard and MIT launched non profit edx  Aiming to explore innovative ways to improve classroom education.  Thrun launched udacity after a high number of students enrolled for profit company.
  7. 7. Technology bring difference to our life
  8. 8. Three types of mooc • I, Network Based/ Connectivist/cMOOCs • A function of the conversation and connections that participants forge, and the Personal Learning Networks they create. • Knowledge is shared, created by common goals, tasks, and conversations. • Groups can pool and share knowledge together to create ideas and experiences.
  9. 9. Ii, Task Based MOOC’s • Participants may have instruction that will required to complete tasks to progress. • Group work is often encouraged or facilitated. • The student may have choice in terms of the tasks they attempt. • Task based MOOC are assigns tasks to teach.
  10. 10. Iii, Content Based MOOCs / xMOOCs • These are the big hitters, in terms of publicity,they cover subjects like arts and science • Course design can be basic – simply videos placed online, community engagement, and volunteer teaching assistants. • Outcomes may be testable. Coursera, Udacity and EdX specialise in this types. • Instructionist, possibly transmission teaching
  11. 11. Field of interest I am a Isizulu student teacher. Learning language help to interact with different people of various backgrounds and cultures.
  12. 12. Topics I can pursue • Analyzing cartoons • How to write a creative essay? • Discussing poetry • Reading comprehension
  13. 13. References • Bernard Nkuyubwatsi (09.01.2012) http://www.slideshare.net/GO- GN/phd-proposal-presentation-cape-townbernard • Tony Toole (24.06.2013) http://www.slideshare.net/ttoole/moocs- andopeneducation •