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ERIC Number: EJ1152006
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Aug
Pages: 18
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ISSN: EISSN-1492-3831
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Nonnative English-Speaking Students' Lived Learning Experiences with MOOCs in a Regular College Classroom
Cho, Moon-Heum; Byun, Moonkyoung
International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, v18 n5 p173-190 Aug 2017
The goal of this study was to gain in-depth understanding about nonnative English-speaking students' lived experiences with massive open online courses (MOOCs) in a regular college classroom. Phenomenological methodology was used to examine those experiences in 24 Korean college students. Individual interviews, an open-ended online survey, observation notes, online weekly journal entries, and social media constituted the data sources. Findings show that students' lived experiences included (a) wonder and interest, (b) novel learning and teaching practices, (c) preference for video style, (d) learning strategies, (e) motivation to learn, and (f) need for face-to-face interaction. Implications for integrating a MOOC into a regular college course are also presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea
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