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Current Status of the MOOC Movement in the World and Reaction of the Turkish Higher Education Institutions ARTICLE

Open Praxis Volume 9, Number 1, ISSN 1369-9997 e-ISSN 1369-9997 Publisher: International Council for Open and Distance Education

Abstract

This manuscript intends to elaborate the current status of MOOC movement in the world and to reveal the results of a survey study in which the Turkish higher education institutions\u2019 reactions to this movement was investigated. The survey was actually a part of a larger survey study that, as a deliverable of the EU funded HOME project, was conducted to contribute to the literature by providing an insight about European perspectives on MOOCs, to gain a better understanding of the strategic reasons why a higher education institution is or isn\u2019t involved in MOOCs, and to compare these reasons with the results of similar studies in U.S. After a brief background and history of MOOC movement, following sections of the manuscript present the details (methodology and results) of the survey study on the Turkish HE institutions\u2019 strategies regarding adaptation of MOOCs. The final part of the manuscript consists of discussions and conclusions drawn in the light of the results of the study.

Citation

Aydin, C. (2017). Current Status of the MOOC Movement in the World and Reaction of the Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Open Praxis, 9(1), 59-78. International Council for Open and Distance Education. Retrieved August 17, 2017 from .

This record was imported from OpenPraxis on August 9, 2017. [Original Record]

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