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MOOCaaS: MOOCs as a Service

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Executive Summary

Cloud Computing has laid the ground for a new generation of educational systems, by providing scalable anytime/anywhere services simply accessed through the Web from multiple devices without worrying about how/where those services are installed, maintained or located. According to numerous studies and reports, the Web has ushered in a new era of possibilities and expectations for transforming education. In this paper, the authors present Jamiaati.org, a Cloud based service delivered as a SaaS (Software as a Service) to the community of academic institutions wishing to set up their own MOOC platform, in order to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and ensure a large audience over the globe.

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