MOOC. That’s not a noisy cow. It’s the latest rage in American online education.
Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are the new kid on the block. MOOCs have already developed both enthusiastic fans and stern critics.
A massive open online course (MOOC) is aimed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web.
A MOOC allows anyone with an Internet connection to take college courses for free.
Last year, companies such as Coursera, Udacity and edX began partnerships with major universities and colleges to offer a wide range of courses online.