Academic libraries in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): The challenges

Ibrahim, Shahril Effendi (2014) Academic libraries in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): The challenges. Jurnal PPM: Journal of Malaysian Librarians, 8. pp. 39-46. ISSN 1823-6308

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    The emergence of MOOCs cannot be ignored especially among academic librarians. The involvement of librarians in this worldwide open access movement is essential to realise the democratisation of higher education. This paper describes the concept and development of MOOC in previous years. It also highlights the structure and features of MOOC. It explains the challenges and roles of academic librarians in providing the best services to the MOOC environment and community. The paper also will briefly discuss the future of MOOC and the implementation of MOOC in Malaysia and in Open University Malaysia (OUM).

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources
    Divisions: Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia (PPM) | Librarians Association of Malaysia > Jurnal PPM: Journal of Malaysian Librarians
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 08:30
    Last Modified: 16 May 2017 08:30

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