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Instructional Design of Massive Open Online Courses

Volume: 118  ,  Issue: 1 , February    Published Date: 08 February 2023
Publisher Name: IJRP
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DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001181220234462


# Author Name
1 Leoncio P. Olobia


Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are generally conceived as free online courses where anyone can enroll. They are designed to provide learning opportunities for advancement and deliver positive learning results which can be used for career development. However, some issues arise because of the following factors: 1) uncertainty in finishing the course 2) cost consideration in obtaining a certificate of completion 3) learning attention and management 4) technological glitch 5) appropriate theoretical applications 6) connectivism.   For learning positivity, Instructional Design of MOOCs must highlight learning engagement with teachers facilitation accentuated in immersion activities designed to promote student collaboration guided by the principle of connectivism while enhancing teaching skills and methodologies.  


  • behaviorism
  • connectivism
  • instructional design
  • MOOC