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Massive Open Online Courses

Liyanagunawardena, T. R. (2015) Massive Open Online Courses. Humanities, 4. pp. 35-41. ISSN 2076-0787

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To link to this item DOI: 10.3390/h4010035

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a new addition to the open educational provision. They are offered mainly by prestigious universities on various commercial and non-commercial MOOC platforms allowing anyone who is interested to experience the world class teaching practiced in these universities. MOOCs have attracted wide interest from around the world. However, learner demographics in MOOCs suggest that some demographic groups are underrepresented. At present MOOCs seem to be better serving the continuous professional development sector.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science
ID Code:39124
Publisher:MDPI
Publisher Statement:Open Access

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