MOOC – Massive Open Online Course


Definition: A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings and problem sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for the students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs). (Wikipedia,

What it Means: MOOCs will make it more difficult to track student course-taking and ensure quality instruction.


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