OVERVIEW OF MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES
Massive Open Online Courses are one of the most popular trends in education in the last decade. The term Massive Open Online Courses, or abbreviated MOOC, is set of open access and free teaching content, videos, presentations, simulations, video webinars, uploaded to an online platform for a large group of participants to be educated or pass certain tests. Although rapidly expanding as an educational form, MOOC still lacks research and precise papers examining its implementation worldwide. This paper presents the MOOC from a technological as well as a pedagogical focus on its development and implementation in the education system.
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