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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 4, April 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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MOOC As A Knowledge Software Or Certificate Course: A Study On Openness, Scalability And Reachability Of Moocs Among Students

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Vasundhara, Dr. Sarika Tyagi



MOOCs, Online Education, Distance Education, Technology, Certificate Course, Learners.



A massive open online course (MOOC) is online trend of study which is designed to reach limitless partakers and free of charge by way of web. It’s a forward looking step in the field of education in the context of teaching and learning. MOOCs are offering educational platform to millions of students all over the world. There is flexibility and space for study in MOOCs. It provides opportunities to students and scholars by providing low cost courses. MOOCs are made by sequence of videos, classes offered to students. Colleges and universities are espousing some different stands towards pursuing with MOOCs and it helps in achieving numerous goals. This paper aims to study role of MOOCs among students of college and university and in which way they use it, whether to gain knowledge or just to fulfil the criteria of course. As a part of the study, a survey will be taken from technical and non-technical students to assess the impact of MOOC. Further, it will also try to determine the importance of MOOC in the respective disciplines.



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