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Wherefore art thou MOOC: Defining massive open online courses
Journal Article
Online Learning
Volume 21, Issue 4, Number 4, Pages 195-221, Start page 195
Published December 2017

ABSTRACT
Although MOOCs are a much-discussed topic in higher education, these conversations do not often include details regarding the nuanced nature of these courses. What do we mean when we refer to MOOCs? In the current work, we not only delve into the variations of MOOCs, but more specifically, we put a typology we previously created into practice. Our goal with this work is not only to provide an extended categorization for MOOCs, but also to apply those categories to MOOCs that are currently advertised or already available.


ISSN: 2472-5730

Refereed: Yes
Rights: Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.





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