is a web-based course that is set up for a predefined learning goal, and it enables thousands of learners to participate. MOOC offers new educational environments that enable for learners to make interactive learning such as discussion, quiz, Q & A between professors and learners and among learners as compared to a standard web-based course.
In addition, learners will share knowledges among different learners with different backgrounds, which will lead to a new learning experience beyond the fence of the university.
In October, 2015 K-MOOC
launched its course with 27 courses from 10 domestic leading universities such as Seoul National University and KAIST, and provided 140 courses in '16, and more than 500 courses up to ‘18 expanding the number of lectures every year
Based on the advanced ICT infrastructure environment and e-learning technology, Korea has already achieved the world's highest level of IT education in the world. In the future, we will do our best to become K-MOOC as a global luxury brand.
a balance of practical opportunities in higher education innovation of university education through an open higher education system
K-MOOC aims to realize a balance of practical opportunities in higher education by offering all lectures free
with the vision of "innovation of university education through an open higher education system" Ultimately,
it will establish a lifelong learning foundation for higher education and contribute to national human resources development.
Established and announced of standard plan for the pilot operation of K-MOOC
Announced K-MOOC pilot project and selected participating universities (10 domestic universities, 27 courses)
Built platform and infrastructure for operating K-MOOC service
※ Established platform using open source software (Open edX) considering initial service stability, international compatibility of contents, and its development period
K-MOOC (www.kmooc.kr) 'Opened'
Established the plan for operating K-MOOC in '16
Additional selected MOOC University (10 schools) and lecture development (10 domestic universities)
KMOOC Online courses available for everyone K-MOOC
College (postgraduate) student
Pre-class preparation and additional learning
Pre-study of major changed students
Learning other majors and interested areas
Use the contents during online course
Various activities through Flipped Learning
Improvement of teaching-learning methods and application of excellent teaching methods
Provide learning opportunities for courses that are not yet open to the University
Opening a course through content utilization and co-development
Develop teaching-learning strategies through learning data analysis
Utilization of employment by strengthening individual competency
Learning history management through lifelong learning account system
Basic learning for various qualifications, exam preparation, etc.
Utilization of in-work employee training
Learn the latest knowledge trends
Occupational skills development
Discover entrepreneurial items and utilize information
Personal development support such as personal hobby activity
Respect for autonomy and diversity of participating universities
Promoting cooperation between related institutions and universities
In addition to the Ministry of Education and the National Institute for Lifelong Education, K-MOOC is working closely with related institutions such as the Korea Education and Research Information Service, the Korea University Education Council, and the Korea Education and Broadcasting Corporation (EBS).
The participating universities that provide courses on the platform (http://kmooc.kr) and run courses are 20 universities including Seoul National University and KAIST in 2016, and K-MOOC plans to expand the number of lectures and participating institutions every year.
We plan to promote the autonomy and diversity of the participating universities.
K-MOOC Promotion Roadmap (Open in Oct. 2015)
In fact, you can just sit down and listen to the best lectures in the world for free, (syncopation) MOOC is practiced in Korea, not spreading though, so it is necessary to increase its utilization in various ways.
K-MOOC growing towards the future
in 2015~2017 K-MOOC Introduction and settlement
in 2018~2020 K-MOOC Globalization and value creation
after 2021~ Established open higher education system
Platform construction and pilot operation (Korean model development)