Term first appeared in 2008 [by Stephen Downes
and George Siemens] and was based on
‘connectivist’ distributed peer learning model.
10. First MOOC?
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
[2011, Sebastian Thrun & Peter Norvig at Stanford University]
160.000 Online registrants!!!
11. History of MOOCs
Udacity & Udemy
By the numbers of 2017
13. ◎ Focus on context [not on content]
◎ Involve thousands of learners distributed
around the world
◎ They are dynamic
[through discussions, collaboration, sharing, courses can change over time]
◎ Offered on an ongoing basis
◎ Courses are self OR not self-paced