- Oct 2020
Characteristics of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A Research Review, 2009-2012.
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Article presents characteristics of MOOCs such as varied definitions of "openness," barriers to completion, and structure. Concept of MOOCs is connectivist by design, yet researchers found that pedagogical application typically takes one of two approaches: either directed instruction stemming from cognitive-behaviorist or social constructivism. Rating 7/10