Massive open online course - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plenty of excitement about massive open online courses—dubbed MOOCs has been generated last year and their potential to remake higher education. MOOCs enroll hundreds of thousands of students globally, and while they're taught by star instructors from top universities, they generally don't carry credit that can be applied to a college degree.
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This report updates our knowledge on the development and impact of massive open online courses on learners and institutions at further education and higher education level. The study assessed available literature from various sources, including academic research articles and formal comprehensive reviews; blog posts; commentary and journalistic coverage. It concludes that massive open online courses are likely to become a standard element of university education with new teaching and learning methods that provide revenue and lower costs. A major challenge is finding suitable business models.Teaching Online Open Course is an open online course which runs from 10 March - 4 May 2014, (with a two week break for Easter). It is free to participate, but fOxford Brookes University will be supporting the development of pilot open online courses in OCSLD and the Faculties.
Brookes Open Online Courses will be:The First Steps into Learning and Teaching massive open online course (MOOC) will run for 5 weeks from 08 May 2013 - 14 June 2013The First Steps into Learning and Teaching massive open online course (MOOC) will run for 5 weeks from Wednesday 22nd January 2014.A massive open online course (MOOC) is a free study programme designed to be studied online by large numbers of students. In addition to the usual course materials such as video lectures, reading material, coursework and tests, MOOCs provide forums that help students and tutors build an online community.