The Wide World of MOOCs

What you need to know about Massive Open Online Courses
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Get up to speed with MOOCs.
Gain the insight you need to start leveraging MOOCs for your own teaching and learning.


  • A thirst for knowledge


MOOCs are taking the world by storm, but what exactly is a MOOC?

This course raises your awareness of this popular form of education, and gives you the insight you need to start leveraging them for your own teaching and learning.

You will learn what a MOOC is, where to find them, who delivers them, the courses that are available, how to sign up, what a MOOC looks like, and how you can learn socially through a MOOC.

This course includes a tour of a real MOOC, plus recorded Q&A sessions with the instructor.

Who this course is for:

  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Academics
  • L&D professionals

Course content

7 sections22 lectures30m total length
  • Introduction
  • What is a MOOC?


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Ryan Tracey
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Ryan Tracey is an e-learning specialist by trade and a gourmet enthusiast by choice. His loves combining his two passions to make great courses about food and beverages.

Ryan is an E-Learning Manager in the financial services sector, and a trainer for the Australian startup Culture Cred.

Ryan holds a master’s degree in Learning Sciences & Technology from the University of Sydney, blogs as the E‑Learning Provocateur, and can be found on Twitter as @ryantracey.