Present Status of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) initiatives for Open Education Systems in India – An Analytical Study

Amit Kumar Das, Anamika Das, Soumit Das

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This paper highlights the MOOC initiatives in open access education environment across a globe with special reference to India. Open education resourses, open access, online open courseware are the main components to promote open university with the help of MOOC platform by the various service providers. MOOC List is open access (OA) aggregator (directory) of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from different providers. MOOC List is a website where you can find free online courses (MOOCs) offered by the best universities around the world. For this purpose, MOOC List directory was studied to find their growth rate, country, subject-wise distribution as well as total courses available in Indian education systems in MOOC within verious MOOC platforms.


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MOOC; Open access; Open Educational Resources (OER); Open Platform; Online Courseware; Blended learning; Open University; MOOC List

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