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MOOCs

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING OF MOOCs
  2. 2. CONTENT  What is MOOC?  Importance of using MOOCs in teaching and learning.  Purposes of MOOCs  Types of MOOCs  History of MOOCs  My field of interest and areas  Reference list
  3. 3. What is MOOC?  MOOC is defined: as online course that is designed for the participation of large numbers of students.
  4. 4. OPEN MASSIVE COURSE ONLINE
  5. 5. Important use of moocs in teaching and learning.  Provide clear, explicit communication about exactly what students need to do to succeed in the course.  Deliver information consistently each week.  Help students build a supportive learning community. Make sure the online forum is used well to offer a place for students to connect, construct, and make meaning.
  6. 6. Purpose of MOOCs. Is to increase access to higher education. To reduce costs and reinvigorate teaching and learning.  To improve learning and teaching.
  7. 7. Types of MOOCs cMOOC  Promote diversity  Designed as massive networks  Open education and use open educational resources  Informal learning xMOOC  Encourage a diversity of participants  Convened on a designed platform  Built their content within the course platform and it is copyright  Formal learning
  8. 8. Briefly history of moocs In 2008, Dave Cormier and Bryan Alexander came with the idea of MOOC to describe a particular model of online course. It is developed by canadian academics Stephen Downes and George Siemens.  open educational resources movement Their course was based on connectivist principles.
  9. 9. History continue…..  In 2011, MOOCs entered the wider public consciousness.  In 2013, wikipedia noted that there are two features to a MOOC that contrast it with established university course delivery.  Open access  scalability
  10. 10. Field of interest Mathematics  From the foundation of mathematics apply maths games to engage learners to next step of their future.
  11. 11. Areas of interests  Algebra  Exponents  Sequence and series  Logs  Calculus  Trigonometry  Analytical geometry  Geometry
  12. 12. References Universities UK (2013), ‘Massive Open Online Courses: Higher education’s digital moment?’ http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/highereducation/Pages/ MOOCsHigherEducationDigitalMoment.aspx. Accessed 20/06/2013 20. Yuan, L and Powell, S (2013), ‘MOOCs and Open Education: Implications for Higher Education’ http://publications.cetis.ac.uk/2013/667. Accessed 20/06/2013

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