MOOC = Massive Open Online Course

There are a number of reasons why the term MOOC is a misnomer.

- Many MOOCs are massive but not open (e.g.,

- Many MOOCs are open but not massive (e.g.,

- Many MOOCs try very hard not to be courses (e.g.,

Well, at least all MOOCs offered to date have been online – so at least there’s one thing we can agree on.