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Advancement of Open Learning through MOOCs in Academic Libraries: Impact and Challenges
Sahu, Srikanta and Rana, Chakradhar

Published30 October 2020
JournalKIIT - Journal of Library and Information Management
Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 91-99
CountryIndia, Asia

ABSTRACT
Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs have been accepted as an authentic source of learning, which have drastically changed the higher education system such as distance learning, online learning, e-learning, open learning methods etc. By adopting new tools and services to serve the learners, MOOCs are successfully reaching out to them. This form of open education provided through the online platform with the option of free and open enrollment have gained vast popularity among all kinds of learners. The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept, MOOCs available in India, challenges and impacts of MOOCs on academic libraries, and role of libraries and librarians.

Keywords MOOCs · open course ware (OCW) · e-learning · academic libraries · librarians · MOOCs platform in India

LanguageEnglish
ISSN2455-8060
RefereedYes
DOI10.5958/2455-8060.2020.00011.7
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