MOOC (Professional Studies)

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MOOC (Professional Studies)

  1. 1. WHAT IS A MOOC? IS A MODEL FOR DELIVERING LEARNING CONTENT ONLINE TO ANY PERSON WHO WANTS TO TAKE A COURSE, WITH NO LIMIT ON ATTENDANCE. MOOCS ARE STRUCTURED SIMILAR TO TRADITIONAL ONLINE HIGHER EDUCATION, WHEREBY STUDENTS WATCH LECTURES, READ ASSIGNED MATERIAL, PARTICIPATE IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS AND FORUMS, AND COMPLETE QUIZZES AND TESTS ON THE COURSE MATERIAL.
  2. 2. HISTORY OF MOOC
  3. 3. HISTORY OF MOOC THE FIRST MOOC WAS LAUNCHED IN 2008, IT WAS CALLED ‘CONNECTIVISM AND CONNECTIVE KNOWLEDGE 2008 (CCK08), CREATED BY EDUCATORS STEPHEN DOWNES AND GEORGE SIEMENS. BUILDING OFF A FOR-CREDIT COURSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, CANADA, THIS WAS THE FIRST CLASS DESIGNED BEHIND THE ACRONYM OF ‘MOOC’ AND USED MANY DIFFERENT PLATFORMS TO ENGAGE STUDENTS WITH THE TOPIC, INCLUDING FACEBOOK GROUPS, WIKI PAGES, BLOGS, FORUMS AND OTHER RESOURCES. THEN IN 2012, ANOTHER MOOC EXPERIMENT CAUGHT ACADEMICS ATTENTION. THE TERM MOOC WAS COINED IN 2008 BY DAVE CORMIER AND BRYAN ALEXANDER.
  4. 4. TYPES OF MOOC’S
  5. 5. TYPES OF MOOC’S 1) TRANSFERMOOCS 2) MADEMOOCS 3) SYNCHMOOCS 4) ASYNCHMOOCS 5) ADAPTIVEMOOCS 6) GROUPMOOCS 7) CONNECTIVISTMOOCS 8) MINIMOOCS ETC.
  6. 6. ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES
  7. 7. ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES ADVANTAGES 1. PARTICIPANTS IMPROVE LEARNING SKILLS. 2. SOFTWARE AGNOSTIC - CAN USE ANY ONLINE TOOLS THAT ARE RELEVANT. 3. PEER GRADING. 4. CAN BE ORGANIZED QUICKLY. 5. PARTICIPANTS LEARN FROM ONE ANOTHER, NOT JUST THE FACILITATORS. 6. PARTICIPANTS IMPROVE LEARNING SKILLS. 7. SUPPORTS CAREER PREPARATION AND ADVANCEMENT. DISADVANTAGES 1. DROP OUT RATE IS HIGH. 2. CHAOTIC ENVIRONMENT IS UNFAMILIAR. 3. MOTIVATION AND SELF-REGULATION IS KEY. 4. THE TIME AND EFFORT REQUIRED IS OFTEN GREAT. 5. AMOUNT OF CONTENT CAN RESULT IN INFORMATION OVERLOAD. 6. DIGITAL LITERACY A PER-REQUISITE. 7. COURSE IS 'ORGANIC,' SO THE DIRECTION IT WILL TAKE IS NOT KNOWN.
  8. 8. REWARDS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
  9. 9. REWARDS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION  ATTRACT NEW LEARNERS, FROM BROADER DEMOGRAPHIC  LURE BACK LEARNERS NOT INTERESTED IN TRADITIONAL COURSES  PRESTIGE, INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION  MAKE MONEY
  10. 10. MY FIELD OF INTEREST
  11. 11. MY FIELD OF INTEREST MY FIELD OF INTEREST IS COACHING TEACHERS: PROMOTING CHANGES THAT STICK (COURSERA) THE MOOC IS FOR LEARNING AND PRACTICING STRATEGIES FOR COACHING TEACHERS TO MAKE MEANINGFUL, LONG-LASTING IMPROVEMENTS IN THEIR INSTRUCTION. IT’S A 5 WEEKS COURSE, 2-3HOUR/WEEK WITH NO EXAM 1) Permission-based Coaching 2) Shared Vocabulary and Vision 3) Selecting and Setting Measurable Goals 4) Delivering Directive Feedback 5) Create Opportunities for Practice
  12. 12. TOPICS I WOULD LIKE TO PURSUE IN MY FUTURE MOOC
  13. 13. TOPICS I WOULD LIKE TO PURSUE IN MY FUTURE MOOC TOPICS I WOULD LIKE TO PURSUE IN MY FUTURE MOOC ARE CANVAS.NET). THE GENERAL GAME PLAYING IS THEREFORE LEARNING ABOUT GENERAL GAME PLAYING AS IT IS (GGP) AND DEVELOP GGP PROGRAMS CAPABLE OF COMPETING AGAINST HUMANS AND OTHER PROGRAMS IN GGP COMPETITIONS IN THE FIELD OF MATHEMATICS AS I WILL BE PREPARING THE LEARNERS TO BE FIT IN EDUCATION. BASIC ARITHMETIC COURSE IS A REVIEW OF BASIC ARITHMETIC SKILLS THAT SERVE AS A PREREQUISITE FOR PLACEMENT INTO AND SUCCESS IN PRE-COLLEGE AND COLLEGE-LEVEL ALGEBRA COURSES. IN THIS COURSE, PRIMARY EMPHASIS WILL BE PLACED ON FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS WITH WHOLE NUMBERS, FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, AND INTEGERS Both the courses General Game Playing & Basic Arithmetic are basic mathematics literacy and skills. Which takes approximately 7weeks-per course, 8-9 hours/week with free final examinations in English.
  14. 14. Thank you
  15. 15. BIBLIOGRAPHY https://www.coursera.org/course/coachingteachersour http://www.mooc-list.com/course/basic-arithmetic-canvasnet https://twitter.com/MOOCsNews/status/437569688088768512 https://www.coursera.org/course/ggp

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