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IJIET 2016 Vol.6(10): 826-830 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.800

MOOC‟s Barriers and Enables

Yuwanuch Gulatee and Prachyanun Nilsook

Abstract—MOOCs (massive open online course) become a very popular way of learning these days. People could access MOOCs from anywhere at any time with a fraction of the cost. In this study, we have examined both barriers and enables of MOOCs, our finding shows that despite the huge benefits of MOOCs, such as cost saving, access quality material from experienced instructor and flexible location and timing; it is still not a solution for all. The barriers such as information overload, lack of language support and the support from the instructor due to huge amount of participates has stopped many people join or finishes MOOCs courses.

Index Terms—MOOCs, learning design, element of learning, MOOCs design.

Y. Gulatee is with the Department of Management and Information Technology, Nakhophanom University, Thailand (e-mail: yuwanuch.g@ecu.edu.au).
P. Nilsook is with the Department of Technological Education, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, 10800, Thailand (e-mail: prachyanunn@kmutnb.ac.th).


Cite: Yuwanuch Gulatee and Prachyanun Nilsook, "MOOC‟s Barriers and Enables," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 826-830, 2016.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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