n. An online course open to anyone and designed to handle an extremely large number of students.
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are the latest addition to the acronym-bound lexicon of higher education, and quite possibly the most significant of them all. They represent a new generation of online education, freely accessible on the internet and geared towards very large student numbers.
I thought about that story when I saw Dave Cormier's Connectivism Wiki or MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses).
This page is meant to be the home of the community work exploring the preparation for a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course).