The Potential and Readiness of Tallinn University to Establish Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

  • Haleh Rajabi Tallinn University, Institute of Information Studies, Estonia
  • Sirje Virkus Tallinn University, Institute of Information Studies, Estonia

Abstract

This study explores the potential and readiness of Tallinn University (TLU) to establish MOOCs and focuses on the expectations and perceptions of students and academic staff of TLU. The qualitative methodology was used and the focus group interview and face-to-face interview were applied as data collection techniques. The results of the study indicated that both students and academic staff of TLU had positive attitude in spite of some deficiencies and constraints of MOOCs. In addition, it seems that TLU has good resources and potential in developing MOOCs.   

Published
2017-05-18
How to Cite
RAJABI, Haleh; VIRKUS, Sirje. The Potential and Readiness of Tallinn University to Establish Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 4, p. 431-439, may 2017. ISSN 2241-1925. Available at: <http://qqml-journal.net/index.php/qqml/article/view/119>. Date accessed: 13 nov. 2019.