Explore A New Learning Frontier: MOOC by Inge de Waard : Learning Solutions Magazine


A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course. It is a gathering of participants, of people willing to jointly exchange information and collaboratively enhance their knowledge.

Over 10,000 learners worldwide have participated in MOOCs on a variety of topics. MOOCs appeal to knowledge workers, trainers, and teachers. Why? Because MOOCs enable a high-end knowledge exchange to occur. It is a learning model that fits expert training, interdisciplinary learning, ad hoc education — any type of learning that allows information to flow within a network of peers.

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Posted on July 25, 2011, in 21st Century Teaching Ideas, distance learning, future, innovation and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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