*Mary Queen V & **Vel Murugan P
*M.Ed. Scholar, Bishop Agniswamy College of Education, Muttom, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
**Associate Professor, Bishop Agniswamy College of Education, Muttom, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course facilitated wholly online and designed to support an unlimited number of enrolments. It allow anyone, anywhere, to participate via video lectures, computer graded tests, and discussion forums. It is known by different variants in the cyberspace – online courses, open courseware, video lectures, online education, online studies, open educational resources etc. The most famous of MOOC providers are coursera.org, edx.org, canvas.net, udacity.com, open2study.com, online.standford.edu/courses, openculture.com, alison.com, iversity.com, khanacademy.com, swayam.gov.in, etc. It brings new opportunities for innovation in higher education that will allow institutions and academics to explore new online learning models and innovative practices in teaching and learning.
MOOC, open online course, education, teaching, learning digital learning platform.
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To cite this article
Mary Queen, V., & Vel Murugan, P. (2020). MOOCs as a Digital Learning Platform. Sparkling International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Studies, 3(1), 28-37.