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The MOOCs: Origin, characterization, principal problems and challenges in Higher Education
Atiaja, Lourdes Atiaja and Proenza, Rey Segundo

Published2016
JournalJournal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society
Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 65-76

ABSTRACT
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are an innovation that have attracted public academic attention in recent times, and which have resulted in the evolution of e-learning (electronic learning) and so far have not achieved their expectations in Higher Education. This is due to the fact that from the outset these courses have faced a number of problems and questions regarding their acceptance, credibility, quality, methods of assessment, learning outcomes and more; which has generated controversy among their opponents, fans and even the creators of MOOCs. This work forms part of a doctoral investigation; in essence these are the results of the preliminary and exploratory stages in the research process, in which projections on the solution of some problems will be included. MOOCs: Their evolution, problems and challenges up to 2015, will surely help to minimize the high dropout rates of students in MOOCs, supported by mobile technology.

Keywords digital learning · disruptive innovation · e-learning · Lifelong Learning · MOOC

ISSN1826-6223
Other number1
RefereedYes
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