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Massive open online course (MOOC) - A course of study made available over the Internet without charge to a very large number of people: anyone who decides to take a MOOC simply logs on to the website and signs up - Oxford Dictionaries Online.

Mathieu Plourde (Mathplourde on Flickr), CC, Wikimedia Commons

      
     

    Video - What is a MOOC?

    Written and Narrated by Dave Cormier.  

    Created through funding received by the University of Prince Edward Island through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's "Knowledge Synthesis Grants on the Digital Economy"

     

    Video - MOOC and Beyond

    A short video about MOOCs and the connected age. By Educause.

     

    Video - Welcome to the Brave New World of MOOCs

    Welcome to the Brave New World of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), by New York Times

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