The Rise and History of MOOCs - Infographic and Prezi Presentation
The Rise of the MOOCsIn 2008, the MOOC term was coined. In 2011, Stanford Univeristy's Fall Al class attracts over 150,000 online enrollees.In 2012... If you are interested in the Rise of the MOOCs I highly encourage you to see the following infographic!At the end you will find a excellent presentation of The History of MOOCs by Alyssa Martin
I recently made the leap from higher education to MOOCs. That’s right, I left my cushy full-time role (with a great salary and benefits) as an academic to earn an income creating MOOCs and selling them on Udemy. No one has said I’m crazy to my face, but my former colleagues do send job notifications every now and then.
The merits of online learning, especially in the context of MOOCs have long been discussed and we are all aware that massive open online courses offer a great level of flexibility in terms of time and space. Obviously not everyone in a MOOC course is dedicated or engaged in the same way, which can be acceptable. But what can further motivate people in online environments?
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