Essays about: "MOOCs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word MOOCs.

  1. 1. How a global trend is translated into a local context. The spread of MOOCs into Swedish universities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Thi Kim Khanh Nguyen; [2019]
    Keywords : Translation theory; MOOCs; roles of actors; Open education.;

    Abstract : Despite the fact that Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been seen as a new global education phenomenon over the last decade, MOOCs are still in the early stage of its development in Sweden. MOOCs are being adopted into the Swedish context through the application of translation theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is constructivism a prerequisite to unlock the power of web based platforms in teacher training? : A case study on the enablers for web based learning platforms for teacher training in Cambodia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Maria Natasha Peacock; [2019]
    Keywords : constructivism; connectivism; least developed countries LDCs ; teacher training; education technology ed-tech ; pedagogy; 21st century skills; cMOOCs; TPACK;

    Abstract : This case study, executed in school network driven by a private foundation for underprivileged children in Cambodia, provides a perspective from a unique situation of technology enablement in an environment with a predominantly instructivist teaching tradition.   The said environment is strongly influenced by private sector donors with strong constructivist traditions and expectations. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE ROLE OF VIDEOS FOR STUDENT ACTIVITY IN ONLINE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS. A comparative analysis of student engagement in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Franziska Müller; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : MOOC; massive open online course; video; student engagement;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at discovering basic learner engagement constructs in threemassive open online courses (MOOCs) offered by two Swedish higher educationinstitutions by focussing on learner contentinteraction. More specifically itconcentrates on learner engagement with lecture videos and differentcharacteristics which influence this engagement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Education for Sustainable Development for Everyone: Massive Open Online Courses and global, climate literate, sustainable citizens

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Naunova; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs ; Climate Change; ESD pedagogic approaches;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to knowledge about how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as educational online platforms can be utilized in achieving the purposes of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Starting out from a view that, in the face of global challenges every individual is an important actor with agency to drive for necessary social changes, the overall ambition of this thesis is to investigate the role of MOOCs, as a specific form of online learning, in empowering and enabling learners to acquire the competences needed to take responsible actions and informed decisions in a rapidly changing, interdependent and unequal world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study Of Game Elements Impacting On SE Course Completion Rate In MOOCs

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik

    Author : Xiaoji Xu; Huanyu Zhi; [2017]
    Keywords : MOOCs; Completion rate; SE courses; Game element;

    Abstract : Context. SE is a growing field in both academia and industry, online SE education becomes more and more prevalent recent years. Massive Open Online Courses, as an emerging type of open educational resource, provide SE courses a much wider development space. But on the other hand, MOOCs limit SE courses because its low completion rate. READ MORE