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dc.contributor.authorPorter, David
dc.contributor.authorBeale, Russell
dc.contributor.editorDaniel, John
dc.contributor.editorMcGreal, Rory
dc.contributor.editorPrabhakar, T V
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-27T00:10:40Z
dc.date.available2015-05-27T00:10:40Z
dc.date.issued2015-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11599/825
dc.description.abstractA MOOC (massive open online course) is an online course that normally requires no prior qualifications for entry, can be accessed by anyone who has an Internet connection, and includes large or very large numbers of learners (generally 1,000 or more); scalability is its distinguishing aspect. In addition, a learner must use a laptop or desktop computer, a tablet computer or a smartphone to gain access to a MOOC. To date, typical learners in a MOOC are individuals with an existing degree, often middle-class professionals. MOOC users also are often below 30 years of age. However, MOOCs have a wide reach, with different courses appealing to very different demographics.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherCommonwealth of Learning (COL)en_US
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/en_US
dc.subjectMassive Open Online Courses (MOOC)en_US
dc.subjectPoliciesen_US
dc.titleA Policy Brief on MOOCsen_US
dc.typeBookleten_US
col.regionPan-Commonwealthen_US
col.regionGlobalen_US


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