How does an LMOOC work?

ID: 51503 Type: Virtual Paper
  1. Terumi Miyazoe, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

This paper presents the latest information regarding the research on language massive open online courses (LMOOCs) Although research on MOOCs in general has been growing, studies that focus on LMOOCs remain limited Therefore, a comprehensive literature review was conducted on LMOOCs up to 2017 to determine the extent to which the LMOOC concept has been established in relevant fields This review is necessary because LMOOC presents a certain particularity and is different from other MOOCs In this study, an advanced LMOOC structure is selected for the purpose of illustration because it fulfills the six criteria for effective LMOOCs posited by Sokolik (2014) Furthermore, this study determines if the LMOOC concept has been established The study provides information on (1) the common features necessary to develop effective LMOOCs and (2) a synthesized literature review on LMOOCs to reveal possible research directions


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