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MOOC

(Massive Open Online Course) Free online educational courses available to the public at large. The MOOC handles the online delivery of the courseware that has been created by participating schools and organizations. Although various MOOCs were launched in the late 2000s, MOOC activity began to escalate in 2011 when Stanford University offered three courses and several more in 2012.

Also in 2012, MIT and Harvard launched their MOOC under the edX banner; Coursera started offering courses from several universities, and Udacity began to deliver courses sponsored by universities and high-tech vendors.

In just a few years, hundreds of thousands of people have taken advantage of the education, and certification is available, in some cases for a fee to the sponsoring university. See CBT, courseware and e-learning.
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As demographic data of MOOC learners could characterize their relative privilege, they can be adopted to interpret potential inequalities in enrollment.
En relacion a la utilizacion de redes sociales es resenable tambien que unicamente su uso no conlleva un cambio radical en la forma de aprender, pero, en el caso del MOOC desarrollado, ha facilitado la reflexion sobre el papel que cada estudiante toma en el transcurso del curso online, abierto y masivo.
Although the initial recordings were made in December 2014, it was not until July 2015 that the first MOOC from IIM-B went live on the edX site.
Many universities have already entered contracts with one of these three platforms, so selecting a MOOC platform may be very easy--it will simply be the platform identified in your institution's policy.
In the seven years since the first "massive open online course," Connectivism and Connective Knowledge, was taught by two Canadian educators, Stephen Downes and George Siemens, MOOCs have become a source of tremendous amounts of data about students' behavior.
17 to 18 at the Function Room 1 of SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, explores the phenomenon of MOOCs and its growing popularity.
De hecho, se puede afirmar que hoy no se cuenta con un analisis actualizado de los MOOC relevantes para la formacion de ingenieros.
De acuerdo con una encuesta realizada entre los usuarios de Coursera en Mexico, 77% de quienes han concluido un MOOC considera que ha incrementado su confianza sobre el tema visto en el curso.
Sin embargo, el origen de los MOOC como los conocemos actualmente, se puede rastrear hasta el verano de 2011 cuando un grupo de profesores de la Universidad de Stanford decidio ofertar publicamente tres cursos de Ciencias de la Computacion que originalmente se ofrecian a traves del portal institucional OpenClassroom [3].
As employers often prefer to hire candidates who have attended a traditional full-time program rather than an online degree program, MOOC vendors have to make concerted efforts to make their courses relevant and credible," noted Gupta.
Today, most top universities including the likes of Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University, have created some form of MOOC and have attracted enrolment numbers in the hundreds of thousands.
Free network open class, the new business model, which attracts the world's attention, many learners are eager to get the world's elite free courses, many learners register or participate in MOOC learning.