Evaluation Grid for xMOOCs

Khalil, Mohammad; Brunner, Hubert; Ebner, Martin
December 2015
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning;2015, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p40
Academic Journal
Massive Open Online Courses, shortly MOOCs, are a phenomenon nowadays. The number of courses is worldwide steadily increasing since Sebastian Thrun has offered a free online course for more than 100.000 students [25]. Nowadays, decision makers and students as well as lecturers are asking about the quality of such courses. After a live experiment on 15 randomly chosen courses and a brief literature review, we discuss the possibility of finding an evaluation grid for xMOOCs. The finally suggested criteria can be used now for future investigations.


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