Recognition and Analysis of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Aesthetics for the Sustainable Education

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 استادیار گروه علوم تربیتی، دانشگاه پیام نور

2 استاد گروه علوم تربیتی، دانشگاه پیام نور

3 استاد گروه روانشناسی، دانشگاه پیام نور

10.30473/ee.2020.6921

چکیده

The present study was conducted to recognize and analyze the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aesthetics for sustainable education. For this purpose, two methods of the exploratory search (qualitative) and the questionnaire (quantitative) were used for data collection. The research sample in the qualitative section included the electronic resources related to the topic and in the quantitative section, 36 experts in the field of the distance education planning from the virtual learning environments and universities were selected voluntarily. The content analysis method was used to analyze the qualitative data and weighted average and Friedman's test was used to analyze the survey data for content analysis. The qualitative results of the study showed that the aesthetics of the MOOC should have a visual attraction in terms of the learner dimension, and they should be attractive and enjoyable in terms of the content dimension and regardless of any constraint, they must be linked to the natural environment regarding the dimension of the teaching organization and educational environment, indicating the equal effect of each of the four dimensions (the learner, content, teaching organization, and educational environment) of distance education. Quantitative results obtained from the viewpoints of the experts in the field of the distance education on the aesthetics of the MOOC showed that they can be assessed in the dimensions of the content, educational environment, and the teaching organization that will have a significant and special effect on the qualitative results on the MOOC aesthetics.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

Recognition and Analysis of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Aesthetics for the Sustainable Education

نویسندگان [English]

  • Akbar Jadidi Mohammadabadi 1
  • Mohammadreza Sarmadi 2
  • Mehran Farajollahi 2
  • Hossin Zare 3
1 Assistant Professor of Educational Sciences, Payame Noor University
2 Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Payame Noor University
3 Professor, Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University
چکیده [English]

The present study was conducted to recognize and analyze the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aesthetics for sustainable education. For this purpose, two methods of the exploratory search (qualitative) and the questionnaire (quantitative) were used for data collection. The research sample in the qualitative section included the electronic resources related to the topic and in the quantitative section, 36 experts in the field of the distance education planning from the virtual learning environments and universities were selected voluntarily. The content analysis method was used to analyze the qualitative data and weighted average and Friedman's test was used to analyze the survey data for content analysis. The qualitative results of the study showed that the aesthetics of the MOOC should have a visual attraction in terms of the learner dimension, and they should be attractive and enjoyable in terms of the content dimension and regardless of any constraint, they must be linked to the natural environment regarding the dimension of the teaching organization and educational environment, indicating the equal effect of each of the four dimensions (the learner, content, teaching organization, and educational environment) of distance education. Quantitative results obtained from the viewpoints of the experts in the field of the distance education on the aesthetics of the MOOC showed that they can be assessed in the dimensions of the content, educational environment, and the teaching organization that will have a significant and special effect on the qualitative results on the MOOC aesthetics.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Recognition and Analysis
  • MOOC Aesthetics
  • Sustainable Education
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