Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are online classes that educate students through online resources.
Apart from online classes, personal blogs, websites and other Internet applications are used. Students are required to be self taught and aware of the course content in brief. MOOC are free and are looking for a common type of accreditation.
160,000 students from 190 countries have registered for these courses and 23,000 have completed the course. 200 participants have scored 100%. Their popularity is increasing due to the low cost and flexible learning options involved.
Famous MOOCs are: udemy, edx, coursera, udacity and khan academy.