Header What are MOOCs and why do we need good design?
Many of you are starting to hear the advertisements for a new phenomenon called the MOOC. The acronym is not short for Moo Cow. MOOC, which is the acronym that stands for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) are free online courses with open access via the web. These courses use traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem solving as well having platforms for building an online communities for students and professors.
Get on Board
Enrolment is exploding! Universities around the globe including Australia are launching some of their most popular courses in the MOOC format. Many courses are being offered including many courses related to the design and industrial areas. So if you do not have any formal education in your area, you should get on board. Take a look at some of the major platforms such as : Coursera and EDX are some of the best and well-established MOOC platforms for finding courses from leading universities.
If you are eLearning Designer of MOOCs you should focus on all aspects of the design. You may even want to do a MOOC yourself and see what all the fuss is about.