Definition of MOOC in English:


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Pronunciation: /muːk


A course of study made available over the Internet without charge to a very large number of people: anyone who decides to take a MOOC simply logs on to the website and signs up
More example sentences
  • My son is taking MOOC classes now and loves them.
  • Much of that line of criticism about MOOCs comes from professors at traditional institutions who continue to teach large lecture classes themselves.
  • At some point, colleges are expected to use the evolving and dynamic MOOC market to make money.


early 21st century: from massive open online course, probably influenced by MMOG and MMORPG.

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