MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES, DISTANCE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL TOOLS FOR HIGHER, DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION IN DIGITAL INFORMATION SOCIETIES

Khalil Alsaadat
2020 Zenodo  
The continuing maturity of online learning is one of the major educational advancements of the 21st century. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) represent one of the most recent evolutions within this domain, in which courses from a range of institutions, including elite universities, are made open and freely accessible to the world. These courses are designed to engage large numbers of participants who commonly self-organize their involvement according to their skills, objectives, previous
more » ... ledge and shared interests (Liyanagunawardena et al, 2019). This paper is an integrated theoretical review about Massive Open Online Courses and distance learning.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3706329 fatcat:57qmdbacmvhklkkavpzhxcvjym