• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 6, Pages: 1-10

Original Article

Massive Open Online Courses and E-learning in Higher Education


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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