The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
Integrating MOOCs in traditionally taught courses: Achieving learning outcomes with blended learning
Bralić, Antonia and Divjak, Blażenka

PublishedFebruary 2018
JournalInternational Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education
Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 1-16
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
CountryCroatia, Europe

ABSTRACT
It has been several years since Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) have entered the higher education environment and many forms have emerged from this new way of acquiring knowledge. Teachers have been incorporating MOOCs with more or less success in a traditional classroom setting to support various learning preferences, introduce this new way of learning to students, and to make learning available to those who might not be able to follow traditional instructions. This paper researches a blended learning model where a MOOC has been integrated in a traditional classroom. A learning outcomes based approach was implemented, that supported a balanced student workload. Qualitative approach was used to analyse students' learning diaries. Based on this research, benefits of integrating a MOOC with classroom based teaching were identified, as well as barriers that can hinder the successful implementation. Recommendations for teachers are provided.

Keywords approaches to learning · blended learning · Coursera · higher education · learning outcomes · MOOC

ISSN2365-9440
RefereedYes
Rights© The Author(s) 2018 Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
DOI10.1186/s41239-017-0085-7
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar



AVAILABLE FILES
10.1186-s41239-017-0085-7.pdf · 481.5KB



Viewed by 14 distinct readers




CLOUD COMMUNITY REVIEWS

The evaluations below represent the judgements of our readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Cloud editors.

Click a star to be the first to rate this document


POST A COMMENT
SIMILAR RECORDS

Russian perspectives of online learning technologies in higher education: An empirical study of a MOOC
Larionova, Viola; Brown, Ken; Bystrova, Tatiana; Sinitsyn, Evgueny
There has been a rapid growth of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in the global education market in the last decade. Online learning technologies are becoming increasingly widespread in the non-formal education ...
Match: blended learning; higher education; MOOC

Tracking online and distance education in Canadian universities and colleges: 2018 Canadian national survey of online and distance education public report
Canadian Digital Learning Research Association
Executive Summary The first comprehensive survey of online and distance learning in Canadian public post-secondary institutions, covering all types of institution and every province and territory, was conducted in ...
Match: blended learning; higher education; MOOC

Implementation of Tel Aviv University MOOCs in academic curriculum: A pilot study
Soffer, Tal; Cohen, Anat; McGreal, Rory; Conrad, Dianne
The study presented in this paper examines the feasibility of using MOOCs as a learning environment in academic courses. This paper focuses on the students who participated in two MOOCs offered by Tel Aviv University ...
Match: Coursera; higher education; MOOC

The year of the MOOC
Pappano, Laura
Match: Coursera; higher education; MOOC

MOOCS Massive Open Online Courses
Gaebel, Michael
Match: higher education; MOOC; Europe

Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOC) in an international perspective: New global agenda for innovation in higher education
Titlestad, Gard
This report is written based on a note provided by ICDE’s Secretary General Gard Titlestad to the Norwegian Government. It has been slightly modified to adapt it for an international audience and a working ...
Match: higher education; MOOC; Europe

On human terms – A first evaluation of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in ergonomics
Berglund, Martina; Osvalder, Anna-Lisa; Tartaglia, Riccardo; Albolino, Sara; et al.
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) 'Work and Technology on Human Terms' (www.onhumanterms.org) was launched in July 2017 with the aim to contribute to safer and healthier workplaces by increasing the knowledge about ...
Match: blended learning; higher education; MOOC; Europe

An avalanche is coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead
Barber, Michael; Donnelly, Katelyn; Rizvi, Saad
This publication argues that the next 50 years could see a golden age for higher education, but only if all players seize the initiative and act ambitiously. If not, an avalanche of change will sweep the system ...
Match: Coursera; higher education; MOOC; Europe

Promoting distance education in higher education in Cape Verde and Mozambique
Ramos, Fernando; Tajú, Gulamo; Canuto, Louisette
Over the past six years, the authors have been project leaders for three distance education initiatives in Cape Verde and Mozambique: • a blended learning master’s degree in multimedia in education for faculty in ...
Match: blended learning; higher education

A Kenyan cloud school. Massive open online & ongoing courses for blended and lifelong learning
Jobe, William
This research describes the predicted outcomes of a Kenyan Cloud School (KCS), which is a MOOC that contains all courses taught at the secondary school level in Kenya. This MOOC will consist of online, ongoing subjects ...
Match: blended learning; MOOC