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Massive open online course refers to online course with an open-access designed to be available to a large/unlimited number of participants.
Massive open online course definition (MOOC)
Massive open online course refers to online course with an open-access designed to be available to a large/unlimited number of participants. More and more employees resort to this type of learning in order to improve their skills or get a higher level of education.
Employers can provide employees with information about massive open online courses. Participants get the course materials such as study materials, lectures and videos.
Advantages of MOOC
• No tuition fees
• Open access
• Often includes top-level professors
• Is not location tied
• Collects data to closely monitor the success and failure of each student
One disadvantage is the low course completion rate (around 10% of the total enrolled participants).
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