Designing Teaching and Learning for C# Programming through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

  • Nurhuda Mohamad Shah
  • Nor Hafizah Adnan

Abstract

Since year 2012, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has become one of the latest revolutions for online learning especially in Malaysia. Usage of MOOCs in teaching and learning allows student and teacher to communicate through discussion threads with one another. Students who enrol courses through massive open online courses (MOOCs) tend to have different knowledge, motivation and perception towards learning process. Hence, a descriptive statistic was conducted to identify students’ knowledge, motivation and perception in using video materials to learn C# programming through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). A total of 82 Bachelor’s Degree students from two public universities in Malaysia participated in this study. This is a quantitative research and descriptive statistic was done to analyse the findings. Based on the research findings, founded that the level of students’ knowledge, motivation and perception are at a satisfactory level. As in conclusion, the study was found that the use of video tutorial in MOOCs can help them learn programming in anytime Thus, it is recommended for teachers to use this module as a reference to teach programming using MOOCs

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Published
2021-03-01
How to Cite
MOHAMAD SHAH, Nurhuda; ADNAN, Nor Hafizah. Designing Teaching and Learning for C# Programming through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Asian Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 41-48, mar. 2021. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ajress/article/view/12521>. Date accessed: 03 dec. 2021.
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