MOOC and SPOC, Which One is Better?
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Shijiazhuang Tiedao University, Hebei (R.O.C.)
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School of Economics and Management, Shijiazhuang Tiedao University, Hebei. Address to No.17, Northeast, Second Inner Ring Rd, Shijiazhuang City 050043, Hebei, (R.O.C.). Tel: +886-13933105705
Online publish date: 2017-08-23
Publish date: 2017-08-23
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2017;13(8):5961–5967
The research process has established according to the norms of MOOC and SPOC respectively, set up learning support platform, and arrange two groups of classes of no significant differences in knowledge level and learning styles, based on these two types of platform to start learning respectively. Using data analysis methods to explore the key factors that affect learning effectiveness. The results are that: 1. MOOC and SPOC are not alternative, but parallel. MOOC is fit for non-campus, large-scale education resource sharing, with education fairness as the concept. And SPOC is a special education mode on campus. 2. MOOC well adapts for basic theory education, while SPOC applies to professional skills education. 3. MOOC is more suitable for people with self-learning ability, and SPOC is suitable for students with weak ability to control themselves.
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