Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): With Special Reference to Library and Information Science Professionals in India
With the occurrence of internet and new technologies, particularly the role of World Wide Web (WWW) and along with many added forms of Information and communication technologies (ICTs), process of learning are keep on altering their structure, modes and shapes in a dynamic way. This has ensuing in an emergence of online learning. There are numerous online learning platform such as online courses, online education system, and various mode of distance e-learning and so on accessible to the users. Now a days, in the arena of online learning environment, a new concept of MOOC have been penetrated as a prevalent medium of learning. The present study explains the term Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), opportunities, various forms of MOOCs platform, MOOC in India, MOOCs and LIS Education, Library and library professional’s participation in MOOCs and its role for enduring professional development.