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Exploring a New Learning Environment Through Massive Open Online Course: An Overview

Exploring a New Learning Environment Through Massive Open Online Course: An Overview
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Author(s): Shweta Pandey (The LNM Institute of Information Technology, India) and Satyam Prakash Tripathi (The LNM Institute of Information Technology, India)
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 13
Source title: Library and Information Science in the Age of MOOCs
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Anna Kaushik (University of Kota, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5146-1.ch002

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Abstract

As the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) concept is adding a new dimension to online learning and presenting a deeper impact in different disciplines including the library and information science area, library and information science professionals are producing scholarly literature on MOOC-related issues. Through this chapter, the authors gave the overview of the genesis of MOOCs in a new learning environment. This article gives the outlook of MOOCs, which are one of the latest trends in education. This chapter also explores various literature reviews on the conceptual framework and discusses the online courses in general and specifically for LIS domain.

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