One MOOC, many MOOCs: A multi-layered design for health-related massive courses

Un MOOC, muchos MOOC: diseño multinivel en cursos masivos del área de la salud
Guadalupe Vadilloa, y Jackeline Bucioa

a Coordinación de Universidad Abierta y Educación a Distancia, Dirección de Bachillerato a Distancia.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Ciudad de México, México

Palabras Clave

MOOC, cursos abiertos masivos en línea, diseño curricular, aprendizaje en línea, cursos del área
médica, cursos del área de la salud

Keywords

MOOC, open massive online courses, curricular design, online learning, healthrelated courses


Abstract

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) have had a rapid development in the past few years, and ignite controversy and discussion about its effectiveness. Due to their potential as an innovation in the training of health professionals and stakeholders, this article reviews aspects such as a multilayered design and the Backwards Design model to enhance the impact of this type of courses.