MOOCs, Massive Open Online Coursea are a modern way of distance learning that includes real-time discussion with the teachers. Following such a course is free of charge for the student. Only in case the student requests a certificate after successfully completing the course is a fee to be paid. Since our MOOCs are meant to be completed within three weeks, the free period ends after three weeks.
For the development of MOOCs a dedicated foundations have been set-up: WAGT-MOOC.
‘Essentials of Gerontechnology‘ is the title of the first MOOC under construction.