MOOCs in the Global South

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MOOCs in the Global South by Mind Map: MOOCs in the Global South

1. Issues

1.1. Context Appropriateness of Content

1.2. Internet access

1.3. Literacy levels of learners

1.4. Online Pedagogies

1.5. Heavy global north bias

1.6. Access of technologies

1.7. MOOC credit transferability

1.8. Bandwidth issues

2. Partners

2.1. Government agencies

2.2. Non-governmental education groups

2.3. Universities

2.4. Academic conferences

2.5. Major MOOC providers

3. Platforms

3.1. K-MOOC

3.2. jMOOC

3.3. ThaiMOOC

3.4. OpenLearning.com

3.5. University Joint Alliance Platform

3.6. Swayam

3.7. MODeL

3.8. IndonesiaX

4. Design

4.1. Frugal MOOC

4.1.1. Ruggedization

4.1.2. Lightweight

4.1.3. Mobile enabled solutions

4.1.4. Human specific design

4.1.5. Simplification

4.1.6. New distribution models

4.1.7. Adaptation

4.1.8. Use of local resources

4.1.9. Green technologies

4.1.10. Affordability

4.2. Considerations

4.2.1. Context

4.2.1.1. Local nuances

4.2.1.2. Language

4.2.1.3. Fragility of learning environment

4.2.1.4. Cultural practices & beliefs

4.2.1.5. Geographic challenges

4.2.1.6. Physical challenges

4.2.2. Sustainability

4.2.3. Cross-cultural design

4.2.4. Human Rights

4.2.5. Use of OERs

4.2.6. Implementation

4.2.7. Frugal innovations