Massive Open Online Courses

1029 Words Oct 21st, 2014 5 Pages
Introduction
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) is a platform or model where learning or any other content is made available online to any one who is interested to learn or acquire information without having to be physically present in a learning set up.A good number of people have written articles and some have given talks on MOOCs;Among the Contributors include Aaron Barlow, Siân Bayne, Nick Carbone, Kaitlin Clinnin, Denise K. Comer, Glenna L. Decker, Susan Delagrange, Scott Lloyd DeWitt, Jeffrey T. Grabill, Laura Gibbs, Kay Halasek, Bill Hart-Davidson, Karen Head, Jacqueline Kauza, Jeremy Knox, Steven D. Krause, Alan Levine, Charles Lowe, Hamish Macleod, Ben McCorkle, Jennifer Michaels, James E. Porter, Alexander Reid, Jeff Rice, Jen Ross, Bob Samuels, Cynthia L. Selfe, Christine Sinclair, Melissa Syapin, Edward M. White, Elizabeth D. Woodworth, and Heather Noel Young Dr Karen Head and Thomas Friedman. This essay attempts to compare and contrast the views of Dr Karen Head and Thomas Friedman in as far as the effectiveness of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is concerned.

Thesis statement: Different views have been expressed concerning the effectiveness of online writing courses.

Comparison and Contrast between Friedman and Head on the Effectiveness of Online Writing
The Effectiveness of Online Writing Courses (MOOCs) Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are one of the revolutionary trends in education across the world.Different views have been expressed…
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