Benefits And Challenges Of Massive Open Online Courses

Chiam , Chooi Chea (2016) Benefits And Challenges Of Massive Open Online Courses. ASEAN Journal of Open & Distance Learning (AJODL), 8 (1). pp. 16-23. ISSN 2232-0814


Download (120Kb) | Preview
Official URL:


Education trend has changed over the years with easier access, within practical reach to mass learners. Massive Open Online Course or MOOC is one of the most recent innovations in education. It is a form of open source learning system that offers free short online courses to anyone who has accessibility to the Internet. Massive Open Online Courses are available to anyone in the world with a huge number of learners. It offers a lifelong learning opportunity to anyone. This opportunity is made possible by innovation, experimentation and use of technology. This paper outline a brief history of the beginning of the MOOC, different types of MOOC as well as the benefits and challenges derived from offering MOOC from the perspectives of various stakeholders. [ABSTRACT BY AUTHOR]

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Accessibility, Massive Open Online Course, Lifelong Learning, Challenges
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1028 Research - Education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: OUM Business School (OUMBS)
Depositing User: Shahril Effendi Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 04:07
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017 04:07

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item