What does MOOC stand for?

Massive open online course

A MOOC is a type of online course. It’s free to sign up for, and anyone can join. But, you should know that these courses usually don’t give you any formal certification or academic credit.

What’s cool about MOOCs is that they can have thousands of students from all over the world. They’re all connected through the internet, making it a truly global classroom.

So, if you’re looking for a free way to learn something new, a MOOC could be a good choice. Just remember that it won’t give you any official recognition for your studies.

Example for using ‘MOOC’ in a conversation

Hey, have you heard of MOOCs?

Yeah, I have! They’re those massive online courses, right?

Exactly! They’re free to join, but you don’t get any official certification.

That’s cool! So, you can learn something new without paying?