MOOC Quality: The Need for New Measures

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Date
2016-11
Authors
Hood, Nina
Littlejohn, Allison
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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MOOCs are re-operationalising traditional concepts in education. While they draw on elements of existing educational and learning models, they represent a new approach to instruction and learning. The challenges MOOCs present to traditional education models have important implications for approaching and assessing quality. This paper foregrounds some of the tensions surrounding notions of quality, as well as the need for new ways of thinking about and approaching quality in MOOCs.

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC),Quality Assurance
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Global
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Journal of Learning for Development;vol. 3, no. 3
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