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2020 2020 IEEE Learning With MOOCS (LWMOOCS)  
The Search for the MOOC Credit Hour 124 López-Rey, África Educational Robotics for all gender, diversity, and inclusion in STEAM Elif Teachers' skills required to design and deliver MOOCs in Engineering  ...  The Search for the MOOC Credit Hour 124 Turro, Carlos Integrating the evaluation of out of the platform autoevaluated programming exercises with O 14 Turró, Carlos Participation of Latin America in MOOCs  ... 
doi:10.1109/lwmoocs50143.2020.9234331 fatcat:nek4g7kxdvcwrcz2vxjyn5b3gm

A Study of ESP Teaching In the Era of MOOCs

LIU Yu-jie
2016 Journal of Literature and Art Studies  
top universities in our country, and that the implementation of ESP teaching is hindered for many reasons.  ...  The mode refers to the combination of traditional classroom teaching, flipped teaching on aid of MOOC, and autonomous MOOC learning under the condition that ESP teaching group is elaborately set up and  ...  For Level three students can get four credits after 68 hour classroom learning in a term; while for Level two and four they can get only two credits, and the class hour is 34.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5836/2016.03.011 fatcat:44ixiq3epjhttgzdf3tdti6qeq

Massive Open Online Courses on Health and Medicine: Review

Tharindu Rekha Liyanagunawardena, Shirley Ann Williams
2014 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Results: The search identified 225 courses, of which 98 were eligible for the review.  ...  On average, MOOCs expected a participant to work on the material for 4.2 hours a week. Verified certificates were offered by 14 MOOCs, while three others offered other professional recognition.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.3439 pmid:25123952 pmcid:PMC4155756 fatcat:xhmcyolr35fdzl3tuwy4gmopxa

Academic libraries in the age of MOOCs

Kerry Wu
2013 Reference Services Review  
Acknowledgement: The author wishes to thank Merrilee Proffitt, Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research, for organizing the OCLC conference on MOOCs and libraries, publishing conference videos and blog  ...  Many MOOCs on Coursera estimate 4-6 hours of weekly time commitment, but some may require up to 15 hours.  ...  It is already possible to earn recognized and transferrable credits for MOOCs. San Jose State University (2013) is collaborating with Udacity to offer several online courses for credit.  ... 
doi:10.1108/rsr-03-2013-0015 fatcat:vyve3jep3zaspmaq3yqwajos7u

How to Run Amok—Or Is It a MOOC?
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Simon Boxall
2014 Oceanography  
As mentioned, WMA in the United States offers the option of counting some of the modules as credits toward a degree. Is this the way forward for education and MOOCs?  ...  At the successful completion of the course module, the credits can go partway toward a bachelor's degree, though for those credits to count, there is then a fee…it is not a free pathway to a degree, I'm  ... 
doi:10.5670/oceanog.2014.101 fatcat:tw76uxuwbjgqvhqrqaodp6sou4

Massive Open Online Courses: Potential Implications for Advancing the Field of Family Science

Karen Doneker, Bethany Willis Hepp, Debra Berke, Barbara Settles
2016 Family Science Review  
A process for a faculty considering whether or not the MOOC technology is appropriate for a family science department is proposed.  ...  This paper will explore the challenges that MOOCs offer in regard to attrition and retention, pedagogy, academic standards and cost, as well as consider the opportunities for enhancing family science curriculums  ...  Earning credit hours and maintaining academic standards.  ... 
doi:10.26536/fsr.2016.21.03.04 fatcat:5od7ubrkc5ayvlg4gioyz4hsiy

Open, Online, and Blended: Transactional Interactions with MOOC Content by Learners in Three Different Course Formats

Jeffrey P. Emanuel, Anne Lamb
2017 Online Learning  
During the 2013-14 academic year, Harvard University piloted the use of MOOCs as tools for blended learning in select undergraduate and graduate residential and online courses.  ...  One of these courses, The Ancient Greek Hero, combined forcredit (Harvard College and Harvard Extension School) and open online (HarvardX) groups into a single online unit, marking the first time the  ...  Conversely, HeroesX participants were not eligible for college credit in exchange for successful completion of the MOOC.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v21i2.845 fatcat:qtokdqlnizfqnk5mi3j5h3l65i

Open, Online, and Blended: Transactional Interactions with MOOC Content by Learners in Three Different Course Formats

Jeff Emanuel, Anne Lamb
2015 Social Science Research Network  
One of these courses, The Ancient Greek Hero, combined for-credit (Harvard College and Harvard Extension School) and open online (HarvardX) groups into a single online unit, marking the first time a MOOC  ...  During the 2013-14 academic year, Harvard University piloted the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as tools for blended learning in select undergraduate and graduate residential and online courses  ...  Conversely, HeroesX participants were not eligible for college credit in exchange for successful completion of the MOOC.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2666657 fatcat:oa4wsfotgrdv5cmezjgjw4yszy

The teaching reform of literature retrieval course based on MOOCs

2017 International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences  
for the future development.  ...  Most colleges and universities focus on 16, 24, or 32 hours of teaching in one semester of the learning process.  ...  what is expected to set up such courses, so they define it as lower credit hour course, and do not give enough attention.  ... 
doi:10.24001/ijels.2.4.10 fatcat:fe6k7do5vrbavbo4kpzbzjyqom

MOOCs 2.0: THE SOCIAL ERA OF EDUCATION

Arda SOYLEV
2017 The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education  
The students now take courses from the top universities all around the world without time limitations and they even earn credits for their courses.  ...  What differs the MOOC approach from the rest is that the online courses of MOOCs are made only for the online students.  ...  Georgia Tech University on the other hand is giving "massive online master's degree in computer science" in collaboration with Udacity and AT&T for 134$ per credit hour and 301$ per credit term (OMSCS,  ... 
doi:10.17718/tojde.306557 fatcat:dvcibomw6nb27jsswivyyxrwyq

Systematic Review Of A Nationwide MOOC Initiative In Malaysian Higher Education System

Nour Awni Albelbisi, Farrah Dina Yusop
2020 Electronic Journal of e-Learning  
Thesignificance of the paper is twofold: (a) to inform researchers, designers, and teachers, about the state of the art ofnationwide MOOC initiative in Malaysia; (b) to provide suggestions for adapting  ...  The 25 MOOC studies reviewed are categorized into three sections: Malaysia MOOC, followed by asummary of researches relevant to Malaysia MOOC and finally, issues of the nationwide MOOC implementation in  ...  Other universities began accepting MOOC for credit with faculty approval or completion of an assessment examination given by the university itself in order to receive credit there (Albelbisi, Yusop, and  ... 
doi:10.34190/ejel.20.18.4.002 fatcat:ayoa2rfknvhhtc2nlll2uvx4wq

Digital resources for nursing education: Open courseware and massive open online courses

Valerie Swigart, Zhan Liang
2016 International Journal of Nursing Sciences  
MOOCs are offered free or at low cost for personal and professional learning, and as a supplement to classroom teaching.  ...  This article provides the reader with a brief history of the development of OCW and MOOCs, conceptual descriptions, and guidance about how to access and use these new online resources.  ...  Courses for credit require a fee [26] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijnss.2016.07.003 fatcat:pne2kmsthza55kdufmb72cdpei

Reality and Thinking of Massive Open Online Course of Universities

Xianjun Zhou, Baogui Wu, Zecheng Wang, Xuezheng Cui
2017 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
Based on discussing the present situation, comparing the main advantages and disadvantages of the development of massive open online course (MOOC), the importance of the construction of MOOC combining  ...  The problems in the construction and utilization of MOOC were analyzed through feedback via network and classroom in this paper, the idea that not every school and discipline should blindly carry out MOOC  ...  As a new thing with a variety of controversies is normal, search about the main advantages and disadvantages of Mu class from all aspects were listed in the following table, for reference only.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/eemt2017/14509 fatcat:24s4pjpc6bdvhjfrh6pdxt4l6e

Investigating MOOCs through blog mining

Yong Chen
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Future research should explore the position of MOOCs and how it can be sustained.</p>  ...  course credits, ineffective assessments, complex copyright, and limited hardware.  ...  According to Lederman (2013) , only five of Coursera's courses are approved for course credit by the American Council on Education. However, the acceptance of MOOCs for credit hours is growing.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i2.1695 fatcat:lbtp4okclvdexlt6c5xtmc3sei

Unpacking MOOC scholarly discourse: a review of nascent MOOC scholarship

Maureen Ebben, Julien S. Murphy
2014 Journal of Educational Media  
The shift to competency-based degree programs in higher education (rather than credit hour programs) opens the door to alternative degree pathways that are friendlier to the MOOC model.  ...  The course was facilitated by Siemens and Downes, and was offered by the University of Manitoba for credit for traditionally enrolled students, and free to others as a non-credit option.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17439884.2013.878352 fatcat:paqsszn4njfttjhytwtutaj7be
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