International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 8, Part G (2019)
Massive open online courses and challenges in India
Massive Open Learning Course (MOOC) is an online course that mainly aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for students, teacher educators, and teaching assistants. MOOCs will provide free to access cutting edge courses to students of higher education in university system. Across the world, premier universities have put their courses online by setting up open learning platforms, such as EDX. Teachers to acquire competence of digital instruction and technologies in pedagogical consideration, teaching staff face a challenge of adapting to the MOOC the rapid expansion of MOOCs has sparked commercial interest from venture capitalists and major corporations who want to enter the Higher Education (HE) market using a MOOC approach. Students’ motivation to participate in MOOCs is a significant area of interest. Factors that influence students’ motivation to learn include future economic benefit, development of personal and professional identity, challenge and achievement, enjoyment and fun. In order to investigate the awareness, motivation, and effectiveness of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) of EDX, Coursera, Udacity, and Udemy in the university system of India.
How to cite this article:
Rita Devi. Massive open online courses and challenges in India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(8): 453-456.