MOOC, recursos de educación abierto y redes sociales: acortando la distancia entre aprendizaje informal y formal


  • Niall Sclater The Open University. United Kingdom, Reino Unido


Palabras clave:

Recursos educativos abiertos (REA), Redes sociales, Aprendizaje informal, Aprendizaje formal, MOOC, Facebook, Twitter


Los MOOC y los recursos educativos abiertos (REA) proporcionan una gran cantidad de oportunidades de aprendizaje para las personas de todo el mundo, muchos de los cuales no tienen acceso a la educación superior formal. Frecuentemente los REA son difíciles de localizar y se accede por cuenta propia, sin el apoyo o diálogo con expertos o compañeros. En este artículo se analiza si es posible el desarrollo de comunidades de aprendizaje eficaces alrededor de los REA y si estas comunidades pueden surgir espontáneamente y de manera auto organizada sin necesidad de moderación. Se examina la compleja interacción entre el aprendizaje formal e informal, y examina si los MOOC son la respuesta a la necesidad de interacción y proporcionan el diálogo eficaz para aquellos que deseen estudiar a nivel universitario de forma gratuita en Internet.


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Cómo citar

Sclater, N. (2016). MOOC, recursos de educación abierto y redes sociales: acortando la distancia entre aprendizaje informal y formal. Revista Mediterránea De Comunicación, 7(2), 9–19.



Dossier monográfico MOOC: Educomunicación Masiva y Ubicua