Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a popular avenue for diverse learners to upgrade their knowledge and skills. Instructors who are new to creating MOOCs tend to focus on the use of technology features to mimic their classroom actions. While it is necessary to be aware of the technology affordances, it is more important to focus on the pedagogy of how to use the MOOC features effectively to foster student engagement and learning. Hence MOOC instructors need a set of design principles and guidelines to create a learner-centric MOOC.
In this course, we will discuss the Learner-Centric MOOC (LCM) model, and how to apply it to create effective MOOCs.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Teachers, MOOC creators
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Companies creating online courses. L&D (Training) divisions in companies across various sectors