A MOOC, or a massive open online course, is a higher education course available to anyone, anywhere, that wants to take it. While some believe these courses are a step in the right direction, statistics show that we still have a gap to bridge when it comes to ensuring success. Online PHD Programs has created an infographic entitled “Is Bigger Better? A Look at the MOOC”, giving an in-depth look at these courses.

MOOCs are named as such for a reason. These courses are massive, open and online. The infographic covers some of the benefits as well as the drawbacks of the MOOCs.

Besides, many countries now have access to MOOCs and their students are spread throughout the world.


Source: http://www.online-phd-programs.org/mooc/

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