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addaword.gifdefinition of MOOC

massive open online course: a high-level course of study offered via the Internet in such a way that a large number of people can follow it
With thousands of students in any one class, the varied quality of student work is a barrier to widespread acceptance of MOOCs.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 08/01/2013 12:14:00
Definition of MOOC from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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