Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 6, Pages: 1-10
S. Alumu and Padma Thiagarajan*
*Author for Correspondence
School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore - 632014, Tamil Nadu, India; [email protected]
The main objective of this is to review the literature to know about MOOCs and its role in Higher Education. It explains briefly about how internet is becoming an integral part of Higher Education in the current scenario. Effectiveness of E-learning with help of case studies, collaborative learning, student’s satisfaction, comparative study of MOOCs around the world, understanding MOOCs, its history and evolution in detail, types of MOOCs in detail and drawbacks of MOOCs has been discussed in this review article.
Keywords: cMOOC, Coursera, E-learning, Ethics, MOOCs, Udacity, xMOOC, Vygotskian
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