Digital Media in Education

research in new media learning environments

The teaching and learning foundations of MOOCs

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The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide a less valid learning experience than face-to-face courses is a furphy. Here are some reasons why the critics are wrong.

There is no strong apparent reason for MOOCs to be less valid then face-to-face courses.

It is an e-learning model for great numbers that in most cases attracts lots of people which is great to researchers as it increases significance of quantitative research studies.

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