The MOOC concept was originally coined by Dave Cormier during the organization of an open debate on collectivism course in 2008. These courses aim to provide bridges between different subjects or concepts and connect them so that each course participants can build new learning together.
The following video defines us in less than 5 minutes what the acronyms MOOC and importance they have at present this type of education because we are in the era of new technologies and almost everything we have handy with just a click:
The MOOC be defined according to the following characteristics:
Dare to join this great network of learning in which participants learn autonomously, ideas and thoughts are shared and respected by the other participants, there is no limit on the registration and materials are available for free !.
Where to look this type of courses: MiriadaX is the greatest MOOC platform in Spanish and integrates hundreds of universities from 23 countries in Latin America. There are other initiatives of great interest, as the UniMOOC course for entrepreneurs or important MOOCs created by the Virtual Learning Center at the University of Granada. There are even a search engine to find the course that interests us in Mooc.es.
Information from: http://educalab.es/mooc
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