Comparing MOOCs with Traditional Courses for Quality Teaching in Higher Education

2019 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
As the rapid development of modern technology, MOOCs have gained increasing attention from both academia and industry. Some researchers and practitioners have considered MOOCs as a disruptive innovation in higher education, having the potential of replacing traditional courses, while others insist on traditional courses. In this paper, we take a closer look at this topic and aim to figure out the interrelationship between MOOCs and traditional courses based on quality teaching framework. In
more » ... g framework. In particular, we adopt a goal modeling technique to systematically refine the objective of quality teaching, and analyze how MOOCs and traditional courses contribute to the achievement of quality teaching. Based on such analysis, we finally come to the conclusion that MOOCs and traditional courses are all indispensable parts for quality teaching, complementing each other.
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/meit2018/27637 fatcat:5vqo7k642jardmmwtinj2j74nu