Massive open online course


The video was not created by me but I could relate to it a lot and i am sure a lot of you people can relate to it too. Nearly all of our academic courses include a big portion of the things that we have no interest in learning but as our education system dictates it we have to follow it for good grades. However it is very much possible to make some time for learning the things we love to do. And in this blog i am going to explain one such way.

So what Are Moocs?

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC ) basically is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOC’s provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants. MOOC’s are a recent and widely researched development in distance education which were first introduced in 2008 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012.

Source: edtechreview.in

Early MOOC’s often emphasized open-access features, such as open licensing of content, structure and learning goals, to promote the reuse and remixing of resources. Some later MOOC’s use closed licenses for their course materials while maintaining free access for students.

I still remember two years back when even though I had done a Computer Science vocational course in my high school how nervous I was about Computer Programming but MOOC’s helped me a lot in building my foundations and I am sure if you pick the right course that interests you you too can find your confidence.

The following were the sites I started from  :

Coursera.svg

Providing a wide variety of courses from all fields audit-able for free. Most videos and resources downloadable.


The logo of Udacity

Providing a wide variety of courses from Computer Science and Information Technology fields audit-able for free. Most videos and resources downloadable.


tutorialspoint

Providing a wide variety of courses from Computer Science and Information Technology fields for free. Text and PDF based teaching with most materials downloadable and a even most resources downloadable.


 

Providing a online tool to teach programming and development for free. Mostly helps because of its practical focused learning technique.


edX Home Page

Providing a wide variety of courses from all fields audit-able for free. Most videos and resources downloadable.


Image result for freecodecamp

Providing a online tool to teach and develop Front-End Development for free. Mostly helps because of its practical focused learning technique.


udemy

Providing a wide variety of courses from all fields audit-able for free. Most videos and resources downloadable.


Code School

Providing a wide variety of courses from Computer Science and Information Technology for free. Mostly helps because of its practical focused learning technique.


Image result for khanacademy logo

Providing a wide variety of courses from all fields for free. Mostly helps because of its practical focused learning technique.


Image result for w3schools image

Providing a online tool to teach and develop Front-End Development for free. Mostly helps because of its practical focused learning technique.


Explore them a little at a time. Find the one that best suits your interest and then give at least an hour per day. It seems difficult at the start but once you get the hang of it studying Moocs will be a piece of cake. I speak from experience because i myself just finished about four semesters worth of Android programming in just one month.

If you have any problems creating accounts on the above sites or any problems like being asked to pay money for free courses contact me  and ill tell you how to get around them.

Thanks a lot for reading if you guys know about any better ones please comment and if you liked this post please follow and check for updates.

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