I’m getting addicted to this! You will be memerized by MOOCs if you do it right. You can take notes to different courses; you can write down your understanding immediately when coming across something enlightening; fellowing classmates are always there to help you in the discussion forum if certain contents puzzle you. Sometimes comments from the instructors, too. Really impressive!
Software QA engineer & business English trainer based in Beijing
I’m retired in my 70s and also a huge fan of MOOCs. There are two big obstacles in front of aged learners: declining memory and lack of computer proficiency. But we still have two magic keys: plenty of time and no distractions. I’m growing addicted to MOOCs in my declining years as young people to their phones.
I have never received any university education, and never had a chance to attend a lecture. I got my two bachelor’s degrees only through Self-Taught Higher Education Examinations. I don’t know if you can imagine how exhilarating I was to see so many courses provided by so many universities that I had once dreamed of. It was as if a child who had never seen a single candy was suddenly plunged into a pool of tempting candies…
Journalist, would-be lawyer
I used to working as a technician in construction sites for almost three years, and always wanted to improve myself in management. One day, I came across management courses on the MOOC platform, which help me become a manager. MOOCs give me a new stage of life!
Construction Project Manager