Undergraduates’ Perception on Critical and Creative Thinking Skill via Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
Keywords:Perception, Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT), MOOCs, Decision Making, Problem Solving
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a very recent development in the higher education institutions in Malaysia. September 2015, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) has introduced Critical and Creative Thinking under Malaysia Massive Open Online Course. The study has focused on engineering undergraduates’ perception of MOOC in Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT) course in elevating their employability skills. The researchers used qualitative method as a research design. An interview was used to investigate their perception of MOOC in CCT course to elevate their employability skills. Undergraduates in from three faculties in UTeM were selected as the participants of this study. The findings show that among all the employability skills, participants believe CCT MOOC fosters two employability skills which are ‘problem solving’ and ‘decision making’. This study on MOOCs is important for decision making in an organisation. This research is also significant for its contribution towards E-teaching and E-learning practices in higher education institutions.
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