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Volume 4, Issue 2 (Autumn and Winter 2018)                   JMIS 2018, 4(2): 26-34 | Back to browse issues page

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ommati E, Ghazi Mirsaeed S J, ebrahimi M. Motivation, Reasons and Knowledge of learners In use of MOOC. JMIS. 2018; 4 (2) :26-34
URL: http://jmis.hums.ac.ir/article-1-136-en.html
Master of Science in Medical Library and Information Sciences, Poursina Clinical Research Dvelopment Unit Guilan University of Medical sciences, Rasht, Iran.
Abstract:   (2566 Views)
Aim: One of the latest trends or methods in online education pertains to significant development of MOOCs. Thus, the purpose of the present research is to study the Motivation, Reasons, and Knowledge of learners in the use of MOOCs.
Methods: This study was an applied research, which was carried through survey method. the Population of the present research includes all members of electronic discussion groups of Library, and Information Sciences of Mashhad and Iranian discussion group for Knowledge & Information Science. The collected data were analyzed Excel software using descriptive statistics.
Results: The results of the survey of motivation, reasons and knowledge of learners in the use of MOOC showed that “knowledge updating” has been known to be the most important motivational factor of learners. Averagely more than half of the learners used MOOC and most of the learners had no clear information about MOOC.
Conclusion: Since most of the learners had no clear information about MOOC, it is recommended to establish training Workshop to introduce MOOC.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/08/3 | Accepted: 2019/01/10 | Published: 2019/03/20

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