Self-Directed Learning: The Core of Successful MOOC Participation

As MOOCs continue to develop, we must identify challenges learners face as MOOC participants, specifically for learners accustomed to the face-to-face classroom—many of them disengage in MOOCs as the course progresses because online education has shifted the learner’s role into unfamiliar territory: online students are now more accountable for their own learning, time management, and motivation to complete coursework.

Source: facultyecommons.org

Self-directed learning is the answer… is the question Why Moocs?

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